An Overview of Information Security Management

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An Overview of Information Security Management

This lesson gives an overview of information security management. The ISACA defines the goal of information security management is to ‘oversee and direct information security activities to execute the information security program.”  Information security management also encompasses the following:

  • Procurement and contracts
  • Configuration management
  • Monitoring and auditing
  • Security testing
  • Knowledge transfer

This lesson also talks about models used to guide projects:

  • NSA/CSS Circular No. 500R
  • The Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMMI)
  • US Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Acquisition Reform
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