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Toolkit: Designing an Enterprise Information Security Architecture

Published: 19 July 2006

ID: G00141823

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz


The chief information security officer increasingly faces the challenge of designing enterprise information security architectures. An effective architecture must provide the consistent principles, mechanisms and guidelines used to derive appropriate security solutions from business requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • The Structure of the EISA
  • The EISA in the Enterprise
  • The Content of the EISA
    • The Conceptual Layer
    • The Logical Layer
    • The Implementation Layer
  • Some Comments on Practicalities

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