ENTERPRISE COMPUTING

CHAPTER        13

ABOUT THIS CHAPTER

Enterprises, whether public or private, commercial or nonprofit, bring important issues to information security. Each consists of a company of people working toward common objectives and sharing a common set of resources. This chapter examines the following aspects of enterprise computing:

•  Risks and threats that arise in large groups

•  Basic elements of enterprise management

•  Physical elements of enterprise security

•  Network authentication in an enterprise

•  Disaster and contingency planning

13.1 The Challenge of Community

An enterprise is more than a family or a small team sharing a common goal. An enterprise is a larger community of people with different backgrounds, motivations, ...

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