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May 16 2017   4:18PM GMT

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Infosec (information security) is a set of strategies for managing the processes, tools and policies necessary to prevent, detect, document and counter threats to digital and non-digital information. Continued…

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“[Trump’s executive order] is not a plan to fix the federal government’s cybersecurity challenges. Instead, it’s a directive to each agency to implement the NIST framework to assess the agency’s cyber risks and create plans to mitigate them.” – Leo Taddeo

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Trending Terms
risk management
information assets
confidentiality, integrity and availability
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ISO 27001
Federal Information Security Information Act

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The security of clients’ personal information is of _______ importance.
a. upmost
b. utmost
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