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Information Security Governance: Framework and Toolset for CISOs and Decision Makers

1st Edition

Andrej Volchkov
October 25, 2018

This book presents a framework to model the main activities of information security management and governance. The same model can be used for any security sub-domain such as cybersecurity, data protection, access rights management, business continuity, etc....

The CIO’s Guide to Information Security Incident Management

1st Edition

Matthew William Arthur Pemble, Wendy Fiona Goucher
October 22, 2018

This book will help IT and business operations managers who have been tasked with addressing security issues. It provides a solid understanding of security incident response and detailed guidance in the setting up and running of specialist incident management teams. Having an incident response plan...

Mastering Modern Linux

2nd Edition

Paul S. Wang
June 22, 2018

Praise for the First Edition: "This outstanding book … gives the reader robust concepts and implementable knowledge of this environment. Graphical user interface (GUI)-based users and developers do not get short shrift, despite the command-line interface’s (CLI) full-power treatment. … Every...

Parallel Programming for Modern High Performance Computing Systems

1st Edition

Pawel Czarnul
February 28, 2018

In view of the growing presence and popularity of multicore and manycore processors, accelerators, and coprocessors, as well as clusters using such computing devices, the development of efficient parallel applications has become a key challenge to be able to exploit the performance of such systems....

Crisis in Higher Education: A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

1st Edition

Mark A. Vonderembse
October 19, 2017

While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US...

Recent Advances in Information Technology

1st Edition

Waldemar Wójcik, Jan Sikora
October 16, 2017

Information Technology is applicable in all areas of life. As a result, computer science is essential to imagine the modern world. Recent advances in information technology represents only a small part of today’s computing applications which were the subject of international cooperation between...

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

1st Edition

Barak Engel
October 12, 2017

This book serves as an introduction into the world of security and provides insight into why and how current security management practices fail, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and suggests how...

Handbook of Data Center Management: Second Edition

1st Edition

Wayne C. Bradley
August 30, 2017

Accounting for the rapid and often confusing changes currently underway in the information systems of organizations, such as the rush to replace mainframes with networks and the decentralization of data storage and processing, provides insights on the duties and challenges of a data center manager....

Designing Green Networks and Network Operations: Saving Run-the-Engine Costs

1st Edition

Daniel Minoli
June 20, 2017

In recent years, socio-political trends toward environmental responsibility and the pressing need to reduce Run-the-Engine (RTE) costs have resulted in the concept of Green IT. Although a significant amount of energy is used to operate routing, switching, and transmission equipment, comparatively...

Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials: Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft

1st Edition

Greg Schulz
June 14, 2017

Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides fundamental coverage of physical, cloud, converged, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. From webscale, software-defined, containers, database, key-value store, cloud, and...

Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models

1st Edition

Tolga Bektas
May 25, 2017

This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also...

The CISO Journey: Life Lessons and Concepts to Accelerate Your Professional Development

1st Edition

Eugene M Fredriksen
March 13, 2017

The book takes readers though a series of security and risk discussions based on real-life experiences. While the experience story may not be technical, it will relate specifically to a value or skill critical to being a successful CISO. The core content is organized into ten major chapters, each...

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