Ch 1: Information Security Management

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll get a thorough review of information security management fundamentals. The chapter includes fun lessons and self-assessment quizzes, and it can be used for a variety of academic, professional and independent learning purposes, such as test preparation or homework help.

Information Security Management - Chapter Summary

For an overview of information security management basics, check out this collection of fun and simple lessons. As you work through the lessons on your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet, you'll review information security systems and best practices, as well as the functions of mobile device security, database security and information security management. The chapter includes short quizzes to help you reinforce important terms and concepts from the lessons. You can access the chapter whenever you have free time to study, and when you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Recognize best practices in information security
  • Compare types of information security
  • Describe the applications of security management systems
  • Explain the purpose and functions of database security management
  • Evaluate mobile device security management software
  • Assess systems of information security management

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Information Security Management
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What is Information Security? - Definition & Best Practices

1. What is Information Security? - Definition & Best Practices

In this lesson, you'll learn about the basic principles of information security and the best practices for keeping confidential information in your organization where it belongs.

Types of Information Security

2. Types of Information Security

In this lesson, we will discuss information security and cover the eight different types of security. The arrangement of information security into these different types aligns with one of the most common information security certifications, CISSP.

What is Security Management? - Systems & Applications

3. What is Security Management? - Systems & Applications

Information technology (IT) security breaches are becoming more and more common these days. In this lesson, you'll learn about IT security management as it applies to systems and applications.

Database Security Management

4. Database Security Management

For data to be secure all the systems around the data should be secured. In this lesson, we'll learn about the threats to database systems today and the processes and procedures used to protect the confidentiality of a database system.

Mobile Device Security Management: Software & Best Practices

5. Mobile Device Security Management: Software & Best Practices

While IT security professionals may prefer that their employees' devices never leave the office, that simply is not practical. In this lesson we look at the importance of mobile device security management.

Information Security Management Systems

6. Information Security Management Systems

Securing information is extremely important in today's day and age. In this lesson, we'll take a look at information security, what it is, what information security management is, and the systems that enforce it.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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