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Building Career in Information Security Management

Building Career in Information Security Management
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Author(s): Kuan-Chou Chen (Purdue University of Calumet, USA) and Carin Chuang (Purdue University North Central, USA)
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 2
Source title: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-019-6.ch188
ISBN13: 9781616921286
EISBN13: 9781466665361


The issue of information security and the need to protect the company’s information systems, networks, and infrastructures could be more prevalent. Information systems security managers are responsible for ensuring that information systems assets are secure. The information security manager becomes a new administrative position within a company. In this paper, the need of information security management and the role and qualification of information security manager will be discussed. In general, the main goal of this paper is to stress the importance of information security management and how to get into this professional area through the education and discipline.

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