Security Administration and Planning

In this chapter, you will learn about

•  Security policy contents and characteristics

•  Raising the awareness of security policies

•  Business continuity plans

•  Business impact analysis

•  Disaster recovery plans

•  Difference between a BCP and DRP

•  Alternative locations such as hot sites, cold sites, and warm sites

•  Security organizations such as NIST and US-CERT

Understanding Security Policies

A security policy is a written document that provides an organization with a high-level view of its security goals. Chapter 9 presented and contrasted the differences among policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures. To quickly review, policies are high-level, authoritative documents. Standards ...

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