TENAFLY, N.J., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitycurrent.com, an information site by CISOs for CISOs, today announced the launch of its first eBook, A CISOs Guide to Principles of Data Privacy and Security by David Sheidlower, which is now publicly available. The ongoing Security Current eBook series, A CISOs Guide to... will provide insight and guidance on key issues facing today's CISO from the CISO's perspective.
David Sheidlower, currently Global Head of Information Security (CISO) for an international media and advertising firm, examines the key issues surrounding data privacy and security. In this eBook he provides his perspective on topics, which include privacy policies, big data, consent, governance and security.
"Security Current wants to lead and develop the CISO content, information and collaboration market by ensuring that CISOs have valuable, informative and engaging content available for our peers, however, wherever and whenever they need or want it," said Larry Whiteside Jr., CISO of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). "This first eBook, authored by my peer and seasoned CISO David Sheidlower, does just that. It provides thought provoking and actionable information on issues that are top of mind for us -- data privacy and security. I highly recommend reading it."
"The Development of Security Current's eBook series presents a tremendous opportunity for us to create new information outlets written exclusively for CISOs and senior IT security executives," said Aimee Rhodes, Security Current founder and Editor-in-Chief. "David's book is content rich and provides a vehicle for thinking about and discussing data privacy and security."
"The fundamental principles of privacy and security continue to evolve. I've tried to look into each of them from the consent process, which most people find problematic, to the need for a framework for data protection, which is where an organization's security program comes in. I'm honored to be the author of Security Current's first eBook and to be a regular contributor to this unique site," said Sheidlower.
Securitycurrent.com features news, analysis, data, practical advice, discussion and research. Contributors include leading figures in security including CISOs, industry analysts and technology journalists. Key contributors include Hearst Corp's David Hahn, Miami International Holdings CISO John J. Masserini, LCRA CISO Larry Whiteside Jr., BBDO CISO David Sheidlower, Virginia Tech CISO Randy Marchany, Corning Credit Union Information Security Manager Mike Saurbaugh, Lawyer and Security and Privacy Expert Mark Rasch, IDC Research VP for Security Products Charles Kolodgy, SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore, and Quocirca Director and Analyst Bob Tarzey.
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An IT security content and information company by CISOs for CISOs, securitycurrent.com is the premier international security news, information and collaboration site. It delivers thought provoking articles, critical business and technical information, as well as tactical and practical advice. Our CISOs and industry experts provide insight into today's complicated security landscape. For more information visit www.securitycurrent.com
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