Information Security: Contemporary Cases addresses fundamental information security concepts in realistic scenarios. Through a series of substantive cases, different aspects of information security are addressed by real organizations. The organizations include Kraft Foods, Advo, IBM, SRA, Aetna, the FBI, and the Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response. Case topics include data protection, integrating IT and physical security, contingency planning, disaster recovery, network security, hardware design, encryption, standards compliance, tracking intruders, and training and awareness programs. This casebook will enable students to develop the practical understanding needed for today's information security/information assurance profession.