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The Web is an exciting but unstable place to do business. The potential rewards are high but so are the risks, and the effective management of these risks 'online' is likely to be the greatest business enabler or destroyer of the next decade. Information security is no longer an issue confined to the IT department - it is critical to all operational functions and departments within an organization. Nor are the solutions purely technical, with two-thirds of security breaches caused by human error, management controls and processes. Risk to the integrity, availability and confidentiality of e-business activities comes in many forms - fraud, espionage, viruses, spamming, denial of service - and the potential for damage or irretrievable loss is very real. "The Secure Online Business Handbook" is designed as a practical guide for managers in developing and implementing appropriate strategies for online risk management. The contributions in this fully revised and updated new edition draw on a wide range of expertise and know-how, both in IT and in other disciplines such as the law, insurance, accounting and consulting. Security should not be an afterthought in developing a strategy, but an integral part of setting up sustainable new channels of communication and business.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749446420
ISBN-10: 0749446420
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 180mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Kogan Page Ltd
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Ollington

Jonathan Reuvid is a Consultant Editor to Kogan Page. He is an experienced international business development manager, having worked in many of the EU member countries in senior line and management positions. Alongside management consultancy, he has pursued a parallel career in publishing as a writer and editor of international business books.