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The Hidden Corporation: A Data Management Security Novel

The Hidden Corporation: A Data Management Security Novel
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Author: David Schlesinger
Paperback: 192 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1935504184

About the Author

David Schlesinger has 25 years of experience in information technology and data security management. He is CISSP certified in cybersecurity and is on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix ISSA, a security professional association. David has authored two US Patents for data governance methods that use Metadata classifications to audit and automate user rights and regulatory compliance, and speaks widely at data management and security conferences. He is a Senior Security Architect and currently consults with commercial and government organizations on information protection involving enhanced Metadata, self-aware data architecture, data classification practices, and information regulatory compliance.


posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 3:54 PM
This book opened my eyes to the relationship between data management and information security. The gap we leave between them is embarrassing as a profession. I then gave this to my boss and she was likewise amazed that we had been overlooking even basic information protection steps and were unaware of the threats to our data.

I recommend this to anybody who wants to see the real nitty gritty of why we work so hard and still let data slip through our fingers to unauthorized persons. It is a novel format, but that makes it easier to follow - it is a quick read and then you can give it to your boss. I would make any new hire read it.
Frozenwilma posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:55 PM
An interesting little book with a unique slant on the give and take among the various parts of the business. The security stuff was amazing, i did not know it was that complex, but the data interaction, or lack of interaction, was embarrassingly true. Recommended.
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