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Lessons Learned: Critical Information Infrastructure Protection- How to protect critical information infrastructure

Book Description

"I loved the quotes at the beginning of each chapter – very interesting and thought-provoking. I also enjoyed the author’s style and his technical expertise shone through," Christopher Wright, Wright CandA Consulting Ltd.

Protecting critical information infrastructure (CII) is not an easy process. Risks need to be minimised and systems adequately protected. It is an endless balancing act, where one side is constantly on the defensive and the other on the offensive. Lessons Learned: Critical Information Infrastructure Protection aims to help you be as successful as possible in protecting your CII, and do so quickly with minimum effort, irrespective of whether you work for a critical infrastructure service provider, a company that organises the provision of critical infrastructure services, or a company that serves critical service providers.

Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in the IT and cyber security sectors, the author defines critical infrastructure services and provides structured lessons for each chapter, summarising each with key takeaways, including how to:

  • Describe the critical infrastructure service and determine its service level;
  • Identify and analyse the interconnections and dependencies of information systems;
  • Create a functioning organisation to protect CII; and
  • Train people to make sure they are aware of cyber threats and know the correct behaviour.
  • The key message – organisations must be prepared to provide critical infrastructure services without IT systems – is reinforced in the final chapter: “We must have some way of continuing to work even if computers fail”, writes Mikko Hypponen.

Understand how you can protect your organisation's critical information infrastructure.