Sensitive Security Information, Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge is published by CRC Press in February 2016. This book has 348 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-1498752114.
Sensitive security information (SSI) is a category of sensitive but unclassified information under the United States government’s information sharing and control rules. SSI plays a crucial role in all types of security. It is information obtained in the conduct of security activities which, if publicly disclosed, would constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy, reveal trade secrets, share privileged or confidential information, harm transportation security, or allow hostile elements to avoid security controls.
Divided into seven sections, the Sensitive Security Information Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge provides a comprehensive source that helps you prepare for certification in SSI protection. It reviews and discusses relevant topics in
- The history and definition of SSI
- Espionage, security breaches, and detection
- Personal information security
- Corporate security
- Government security
- Legislation and regulations
- Identity theft
Within the sections, the book covers a wide range of subjects related to aiding protection of SSI, including
- Good information practices
- The psychology of spies
- Methods to detect potential betrayal
- Methods for handling sensitive information
- Establishing security plans for sensitive information
- Monitoring techniques such as the use of closed-circuit video cameras
In a world of ever-changing technology with massive amounts of information available to the public in a matter of seconds, government, businesses, and individuals must take extra precautions in securing their SSI. This book equips you with the essential knowledge to become certified in SSI protection, and will serve as a valuable reference afterward in remaining an effective security professional charged with protecting SSI.