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Managing Legal and Security Risks in Computers and Communications - Paul Shaw

Managing Legal and Security Risks in Computers and Communications

By: Paul Shaw

Paperback Published: 1st December 1997
ISBN: 9780750699389
Number Of Pages: 256

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The protection of computer and telecommunications technologies has spawned a completely new set of legal risks. Liability and litigation can arise from many situations, including misuse and abuse of computer databases, bulletin boards, e-mail, Web pages, electronic funds transfer systems, and proprietary computer programs. Managing Legal and Security Risks in Computing and Communications is written for professionals who are responsible for the protection of these systems. This up-to-date, easy-to-read guide to computer-related crime examines legal liability risks and recommends practical ways companies can develop policies, codes of conduct, and communications designed to make employees aware of their compliance obligations.
Managing Legal and Security Risks in Computing and Communications will:
- help you quickly locate pertinent laws
- provide guidance on the laws
- present a legal reference for developing training material
- help you foster a continuing dialog with legal counsel
Detailed discussion of the laws requiring organizations to retain computer security
Examination of Federal and State law on computer crime
Comprehensive, up-to-date, easy-to-read

Industry Reviews

..".the book provides worthwhile information that would benefit any organization with responsibility for computing and communications." - Security Management

Computer Protection and Legal Liability Risks
Reducing Liability Risks: Compliance Programs
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights
Trade Secrets
Trademarks and Patents
Information Privacy and Confidentiality
Records Management
Disaster Planning for Information Systems
Electronic Commerce
E-mail Policy Guide
Creating and Managing a Website
Computer Crime Law
Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Individuals and Organizations
Shoehorn Laws: Federal Statutes Used to Prosecute Computer-related Crime
State Computer Crime Statutes
Discovery and Computer Evidence
Technical Standards for Computing and Communications Security
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ISBN: 9780750699389
ISBN-10: 0750699388
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.29  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.36