IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Information Security Infrastructure Management


October 27, 2012  2:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Sustaining information integrity requires operating system protection Usually, IT network environments orchestrate direction and control through an operating system installed to coordinate processes; including application software. In other words, an operating system performs...

October 25, 2012  3:31 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 20, 2012  12:44 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Preventing infinite program loops Processor protection deters infinite program loops that could affect availability. Inserting a timer prevents programs from being stuck in infinite loops, and never returning control to the operating system. The operating system timer...


October 18, 2012  1:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 13, 2012  12:40 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Deployable operating system protection mechanisms In most instances, the purpose of operating system protection mechanisms are to prevent programs from interfering with each other during processing and to ensure there are no errors in referencing of subroutines in the program...


October 11, 2012  12:39 PM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
BYOD, Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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July 20, 2009  7:28 PM

Biometric Technology – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Authentication, Biometrics, Crackers, Hackers, IAP, Identification, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, ISIM

Technology attacks and attendant security compromises are never easily managed. Parallel to the ingenuity of attackers and proportional to the value placed on entrusted information assets, effective security access controls are imperative. Given the current accuracy of automated user...


July 16, 2009  8:31 PM

Biometric Technology – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Authentication, Biometrics, Crackers, Hackers, IAP, Identification, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, ISIM

Through the identification or authentication process, decisions are made regarding access. Typically, biometric identification supports physical access controls, while biometric authentication...


July 13, 2009  6:25 PM

Biometric Technology – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Authentication, Biometrics, Crackers, Hackers, IAP, Identification, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, ISIM

Most information security practitioners accept biometrics as the science employing distinctive human attributes to discern access right validity. Specifically, imparting the Information Systems Audit and...

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July 9, 2009  8:20 PM

Biometric Technology – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Biometrics, Crackers, Hackers, IAP, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, ISIM

As technological advancements are increasingly immersed in routine human endeavors, few security professionals doubt the criticality for parallel and proportional achievements in information...

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