Introduction to Information Security

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WHO CAN CONCEIVE OF AN organization that doesn’t involve information and systems? Information created and used in organizations reflects all the intellectual property, competitive intelligence, business transaction records, and other strategic, tactical, and operating data for businesses and people. Regardless of industry, managers in organizations today need some understanding of how to protect these information resources, as well as their personnel. This is even more so the case if managers work in some form of “knowledge work,” a term coined by Peter Drucker referring to work done primarily with information or work that develops and uses knowledge. Given the importance of information systems ...

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