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Chapter 1: Introduction to General Security Concepts

1 Introduction to General Security Concepts

A company's most important asset next to its people is its information. This information includes intellectual property, company financial information, confidential employee information, customer information, and so much more. Company information may be stored in databases, spreadsheets, flat files, and so on. Loss of company information can be very costly and in some cases devastating to a company. In many cases, this devastation can not only come from the lost information but also be just the fact that information was lost. When a company loses information, the company may also lose its reputation. For example, if customer credit card information is lost, customers may lose confidence that the company is safe to do business with. We've a....information security


  

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