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Information Technology Security Fundamentals by Bryan Hosack, Glen Sagers

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Preface

IT security is at the forefront of overall IT concerns today. Spectacular and well-publicized breaches of company databases, with subsequent theft of personal information, are all too common. Today’s businesses need to develop a culture of security, starting from the top down. The costs of repairing the damage after a break-in are rising, and the costs in lost reputation and goodwill may exceed the direct costs. An organization with a secure culture can avoid many costly attacks, and also reap direct financial benefits. These benefits accrue because a company can confidently form partnerships and alliances with other organizations, knowing their systems are prepared for connection to outsiders.

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