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Foundations of Information Security by Jason Andress

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7OPERATIONS SECURITY

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Known in military and government circles as OPSEC, operations security is a process you use to protect your information. Although we’ve discussed certain elements of operations security previously, such as using encryption to protect data, the entire operations security process encompasses much more.

Operations security involves not only putting security measures in place but also identifying what exactly you need to protect and what to protect it against. If you jump directly to implementing protections, you might fail to direct your efforts toward the most critical information. Moreover, when putting security measures in ...

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