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Building an Effective Cybersecurity Program 2nd Edition (Copy)


“A must read for any professional… to build a world class enterprise cyber program …”

“There are a myriad of cybersecurity books available these days. However, none like this. This book is the differentiator.”

“Extremely valuable and clear guidance…”

“…an excellent reference guide of how to practically and pragmatically build a security program..”

“Adopting and applying the characteristics of a journey, Schreider guides the reader through the mileposts of building a cybersecurity program, start to finish. Even so, the book is organized so it can easily be used as a reference guide, providing detailed information for any point along the route. This book includes ample visual graphics to illustrate the complex ideas addressed in the text. These graphical representations help the reader to comprehend and retain the information presented. It should be noted that there are a large number of hyperlinks in this book. Many readers will find a digital copy with active hyperlinks most useful.”

“…a step-by-step guide with practical examples and a true roadmap for anyone who needs to build a cybersecurity program…”

“Schreider provides a detailed and real-world roadmap on how to create an effective information security program. He also brings his practical experience to every chapter, detailing what works and does not, the pros and cons of items suggested and more… heavy on practical guidance. ”

You know by now that your company could not survive without the Internet. Not in today’s market. You are either part of the digital economy or reliant upon it. With critical information assets at risk, your company requires a state-of-the-art cybersecurity program. But how do you achieve the best possible program? Tari Schreider, in Building Effective Cybersecurity Programs, 2nd Edition, lays out the step-by-step roadmap to follow as you build or enhance your cybersecurity program.

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Security practitioners now have a comprehensive blueprint to build their cybersecurity programs. Building an Effective Cybersecurity Program (2nd Edition) instructs security architects, security managers, and security engineers how to properly construct effective cybersecurity programs using contemporary architectures, frameworks, and models. This comprehensive book is the result of the author’s professional experience and involvement in designing and deploying hundreds of cybersecurity programs. The extensive content includes:

  • Recommended design approaches
  • Program structure
  • Cybersecurity technologies
  • Governance
  • Policies
  • Vulnerability
  • Threat and intelligence capabilities
  • Risk management
  • Defense-in-depth
  • DevSecOps
  • Service management
  • …and much more!

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The book is presented as a practical roadmap detailing each step required for you to build your effective cybersecurity program. It also provides many design templates to assist in program builds and all chapters include self-study questions to gauge your progress. Building An Effective Cybersecurity Program (2nd Edition) is your single source reference for building effective cybersecurity programs!

Building an Effective Cybersecurity Program: 2nd Edition is organized around the six main steps on the roadmap that will put your cybersecurity program in place:

  1. Design a Cybersecurity Program
  2. Establish a Foundation of Governance
  3. Build a Threat, Vulnerability Detection, and Intelligence Capability
  4. Build a Cyber Risk Management Capability
  5. Implement a Defense-in-Depth Strategy
  6. Apply Service Management to Cybersecurity Programs

Because Schreider has researched and analyzed over 150 cybersecurity architectures, frameworks, and models, he has saved you hundreds of hours of research. He sets you up for success by talking to you directly as a friend and colleague, using practical examples. His book helps you to:

  • Identify the proper cybersecurity program roles and responsibilities.
  • Classify assets and identify vulnerabilities.
  • Define an effective cybersecurity governance foundation.
  • Evaluate the top governance frameworks and models.
  • Automate your governance program to make it more effective.
  • Integrate security into your application development process.
  • Apply defense-in-depth as a multi-dimensional strategy.
  • Implement a service management approach to implementing countermeasures.

With this new 2nd edition of this handbook, you can move forward confidently, trusting that Schreider is recommending the best components of a cybersecurity program for you. In addition, the book provides hundreds of citations and references allow you to dig deeper as you explore specific topics relevant to your organization or your studies. Whether you are a new manager or current manager involved in your organization’s cybersecurity program, this book will answer many questions you have on what is involved in building a program. You will be able to get up to speed quickly on program development practices and  have a roadmap to follow in building or improving your organization’s cybersecurity program. If you are new to cybersecurity in the short period of time it will take you to read this book, you can be the smartest person in the room grasping the complexities of your organization’s cybersecurity program. If you are a manager already involved in your organization’s cybersecurity program, you have much to gain from reading this book. This book will become your go to field manual guiding or affirming your program decisions.

2020, 406 pages.

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ISBN 9781944480530 Print

ISBN 9781944480554 PDF eBook

ISBN 9781944480547 ePub eBook.

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Weight3 lbs