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The Weakest Link: Why Your Employees Might Be Your Biggest Cyber Risk (Hardback)
  • The Weakest Link: Why Your Employees Might Be Your Biggest Cyber Risk (Hardback)

The Weakest Link: Why Your Employees Might Be Your Biggest Cyber Risk (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 20/10/2016
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The Weakest Link looks at one of the biggest issues in cyber security: how to protect organisations from their own employees. Many cyber threats don't involve hackers using clever software to penetrate company networks; threats can often involve employees acting in ways that, accidentally or deliberately, leak information or damage assets without a hacker being involved at all. Emerging technologies and behavioural changes - driven by cloud computing and people using their own smartphones and tablets for work - are starting to make these threats more common and far more serious. Written to help anyone understand how information security has become the responsibility of individual employees, it shows exactly what they can do to protect company systems and data. Effective solutions need to go beyond simple security awareness and show how to create a complete culture of security. Individuals can then use this learned behaviour to keep themselves digitally safe at work and in their personal lives.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781472936257
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 513 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

A thoroughly comprehensive and interesting read... offering a fascinating insight to the human factor of cyber security. The Weakest Link serves as an awareness encyclopaedia for novices and experts alike. -- Phil Cracknell * Information Security & Risk Advisor *
This book is remarkable for the breadth and depth of coverage of a difficult topic that is not well understood by many businesses today. -- Professor Robert Coles * Chief Information Security Officer at GlaxoSmithKline *
A comprehensive guide... It is not just a `how to' manual it is also a `how not to' manual. -- Julian David * CEO of techUK *
This is a very readable introduction to the complex role of people in cyber security. A great starting point for all aspiring chief information security officers. -- Dr Debi Ashenden * University of Portsmouth *

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