Category Archives: Security Terminology

Recommended Book: The Complete Book of Data Anonymization

I was getting started to search for information about data anonymization and preparing to took a time to do “yet another internet search” for information sources; until I happened to find this book. I was positively surprised that it did … Continue reading

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Publicly available ISO standards: security & privacy related

It is good to know that some freely available ISO standards are related to security and privacy (Reference: Publicly Available Standards). For example ISO 27000 and ISO 29100 are freely available. Security Management ISO 27000 Information security management systems – … Continue reading

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IT Law wiki, ICT related encyclopedia

In addition to wikipedia, IT Law wiki is a good complementary information site. And the content at IT law wiki is more specific to ICT. Comparison “IT Law wiki” <-> Wikipedia IT Law wiki Wikipedia Cybercrime Cybercrime Surveillance Surveillance Policy … Continue reading

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Keep Yourself Safe Online, Book from Microsoft

Microsoft has published a good book called Own Your Space, Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online The book is aimed for teens, but is good material for anyone. Especially if you are thinking of Security Awareness Training.

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Booklet “How the internet works”

EDR (European Digital Rights) has published nicely simplified explanation “How the internet works”. EDR: European Digital Rights was founded in June 2002. Currently 28 privacy and civil rights organisations have EDRI membership. Members of European Digital Rights have joined forces … Continue reading

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Another Security Vocabulary bt IETF

There exist another vocabulary called “Internet Security Glossary, Version 2″. It is IETF RFC 4949 from 2007. IETF=Internet Engineering Task Force Note, in RFC 4949 the definitions might differ from the ITU and ISO definitions. For example, “information security” is … Continue reading

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ITU Terms and Definitions

ITU (International Telecommunication Union, intro) has online database for terms and definitions for 6 languages. Currently there are more than 100000 terms.   For the term “information security” it can find a match in ITU-T. Term : information security Definition … Continue reading

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