Chapter 1

Information Security in the Modern Enterprise

James Pooley     A Professional Law Corporation, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Menlo Park, CA, United States


This first chapter provides a set of procedures and controls for conducting assessments of information security in the modern enterprise. The procedures are customizable and can be easily tailored to provide organizations with the needed flexibility to conduct security control assessments and privacy control assessments that support organizational risk management processes and that are aligned with the stated risk tolerance of the organization. Information on building effective security assessment plans and privacy assessment plans is also provided along with guidance on ...

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