Safety net: protecting your business on the Internet

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Wiley, Mar 15, 2002 - Business & Economics - 330 pages
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Learn how to battle online security threats with this hands-on guide for manager

Protecting your online business is a never-ending battle between security systems and existing technologies and the sophistication of those seeking to thwart them. Defending your Web business does not rest solely on finding the solution to just one security problem; it relies on your ability to devise an entire program that puts a stop to the security hazards you face today and anticipates those you may face tomorrow. Written especially for managers, Safety Net reveals the different types of attacks your online business can experience and details prevention, detection, and recovery countermeasures you can employ to protect your business from financial losses due to online sabotage.

Packed with easy-to-follow directions, Safety Net helps you determine exactly how vulnerable your current system is and how to create an effective security policy that meets the unique requirements of your online business. Through step-by-step directions, checklists, tests, action plans, and questionnaires, you’ll learn how to

    LI>Set security policies for customers and internal usersLI>Uncover the most common online business vulnerabilitiesLI>Safeguard your business from new types of frauds and cybercrimesLI>Acquire defense tactics for today’s and tomorrow’s virus outbreaksLI>Use multitiered security approaches for protecting distributed officesLI>And much more

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Contents

Introduction
1
Top Security Troubles for Online Businesses
7
Assessing Your Security Level
27
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

KATHLEEN SINDELL, PhD, is an expert on electronic commerce, a popular speaker, and an adjunct faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University MBA program. She is the author of numerous academic and professional books, articles, and Web sites. Sindell is a dynamic speaker, writer, scholar, and consultant who provides authoritative publications about management, finance, and real estate in the e-commerce environment.