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Implementing the ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System Standard

- Edward Humphreys pens a good introduction to the ISO/IEC 27001 standard for institutional IT security.

Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters

- Threat Assessment and Management Strategies helps readers distinguish between people who make threats and those that carry them out.

Infrastructure Security

- View this PowerPoint presentation for an overview of DHS’s Site Assistance Visit, a program to protect U.S. critical infrastructure.

Private Jet Security

- New security measures proposed for private jets have provoked strong opposition from owner/operators who argue that compliance would bankrupt them. Read the proposed rules and the comments online.

Measuring True Security Risk

- When planning expenditures, IT security managers should work with other department heads to assess the company's overall risk.

An Inconceivable Exposure to Risk

- Can companies take risk out of the equation?

It May Be Best to Assume the Worst

- The dangers in making assumptions for risk management.

Texas Prisons Fight Contraband Cell Phones

- A recent problem, the issue became more pressing when a convicted murderer on death row called a state senator from his cell with a contraband cell phone.(updated)

How Vulnerable Are We?

- A look at efforts to develop and conduct risk assessments for critical infrastructure in the United States.

What are the Chances?

- Are businesses using the right tools to tackle risk?

Workers' Compensation

- A Wal-Mart greeter will not receive workers’ compensation after tackling and handcuffing an alleged shoplifter, according to an appeals court, because both actions violated store policy.

Numbers

- 30 The number of foreign companies inspected in 2007 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), out of the 3,249 that imported drugs into the United States. The FDA hopes to inspect 50 companies next year, an inadequate number according to the GAO.

A Risk Management Approach to Business Continuity: Aligning Business Continuity with Corporate Governance

- A helpful text for security professionals in need of  guidance when creating and maintaining business continuity plans.
 




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