||Information Systems and Technology/Information Integrity and Security
||Information Systems and Technology/Computer and Information Networks
This book creates cybersecurity awareness, enhances understanding of cybersecurity concepts, and offers state-of-the-art information on cybersecurity and information assurance. It includes diverse perspectives relevant to libraries and the broader society.
The disciplines of information assurance and cybersecurity deal with managing risks related to the creation, use, processing, storage, and transmission of data and information critical to the wealth and well-being of individuals and organizations. Librarians are often in an excellent position to foster and promote public education on cybersecurity issues, and this book will teach them how.
Providing an introduction to essential concepts of cybersecurity and information security and the methods and techniques used to combat threats and vulnerabilities, Cybersecurity for Information Professionals covers issues such as cybersecurity infrastructure; technologies; innovative research, product design, and development; impacts and effects on socioeconomic issues; political and public engagement; and the policies, procedures, and regulations necessary to combat cybersecurity threats. Librarians and students in many disciplines will benefit from becoming cybersecurity literate, advancing their cybersecurity knowledge, and learning how to make informed decisions on cybersecurity and privacy issues.
- Educates readers from various disciplines about the fundamentals of cybersecurity and the tools, techniques, and methods used to protect against cybersecurity threats and risks
- Provides foundational knowledge of cybersecurity and information security for educators, practitioners, researchers, librarians, and the general public
- Creates awareness of the threats and risks associated with a lack of cybersecurity