Achieving and Sustaining Secured Business Operations

An Executive’s Guide to Planning and Management

Authors: Ajmani, Neelesh, Kumar, Dinesh

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  • A senior executive’s concise guide to proactively planning and sustaining a secured business operations ecosystem from the top down
  • A business-centric book, emphasizing security as an integral part of the strategy rather than an afterthought
  • Each chapter focuses on a set of stakeholders/roles or processes in the overall security value equation (e.g., business management, IT management, business functions, solution delivery/support, and external service/technology providers)
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About this book

Proactively plan and manage innovation in your business while keeping operations safe and secure. This book provides a framework and practices to help you safeguard customer information, prevent unauthorized access, and protect your brand and assets.

Securing company operations is a board-level discussion. Across all industries, companies are pouring millions of dollars into taming cybercrime and other related security crime. Achieving and Sustaining Secured Business Operations presents a holistic approach looking top down, bottom up, and sideways. The end goal is to achieve and sustain a safe environment to conduct secured business operations while continuously innovating for competitive advantage.

What You’ll Learn

  • Discover why security, specifically secured business operations, needs to be part of business planning and oversight by design and not left to technologists to make the business case
  • Determine what you can do in your role and in your organization to drive and implement integration and improvements in planning and managing secured business operations in conjunction with other business planning and management activities
  • Choose ways in which progress toward achieving and sustaining secured business operations can be measured
  • Understand best practices for organizing, planning, architecting, governing, monitoring, and managing secured business operations
  • Create a framework, including methods and tools for operationalizing assessment, planning, and ongoing management of secured business operations
  • Use cases and potential case studies for various industries and business models

Who This Book Is For

Chief executive officers and their leadership team; chief operations officers; chief information officers and their leadership team; chief information security officers; business functional middle managers; and enterprise, solution, and information technology architects

About the authors

Neelesh Ajmani has over 28 years of experience in solving critical business issues in public and private sectors, with expertise in digital transformation, risk management, secured business operations, strategic planning, organizational design, agile program management, enterprise architecture, and information management. He is a specialist advisor in healthcare and life sciences for NTT Data Services. Being an entrepreneur, he is also affiliated with Mitovia, Inc. as Chief Services Officer, advising and developing a body of knowledge and services offerings, including content and services for achieving and sustaining secured business operations. 

Neelesh worked at Cisco for 15 years in advisory, delivery, and leadership roles, specializing in Internet commerce, identity and access management, and manufacturing solutions. He has delivered business solutions with state-of-the art technology solutions for many Fortune 500 organizations in the manufacturing and banking industries, for the Supreme Court of India, and for the federal government of India. 

Neelesh has an MBA from San Jose State University, and an MS in Computer Applications from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. He is certified in Advanced Program Management from Stanford University, PMP, TOGAF Enterprise Architecture, and is an ITIL V3 Expert. His current research is focused on planning and managing business information risk and security management.

Dinesh Kumar is co-founder and CTO at Mitovia, Inc., and has over 30 years of experience in technology business management, strategic planning, value measurement and communication, capability assessment and planning, and governance. At Mitovia he is driving business-minded, knowledge-driven practices and solutions for planning and managing organizational capabilities, including digital, security, competency, and shared services management. 

Dinesh has filed a patent on capability-driven, service-oriented planning. He is also an adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, teaching technology business management and process innovation courses to MBA and MSIS students. He is a board member and principal at the Innovation Value Institute, where he is developing and driving capability models and practices for managing IT for business value. He is a founding member and major contributor at The Value Council, a non-profit organization focused on improving value management practices. 

Dinesh has held a broad variety of sales, consulting, and management roles at Microsoft, Informix, and Unisys. He has an MBA degree from Penn State University, and an MS in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Current Practices

    Pages 1-7

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  • Next Practices: Business-Centric Security and Risk Management

    Pages 9-33

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  • Secured Business Model

    Pages 35-48

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  • Secured Operating Model

    Pages 49-92

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  • Secured Management Model

    Pages 93-122

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eBook 24,99 €
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Softcover 31,19 €
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Achieving and Sustaining Secured Business Operations
Book Subtitle
An Executive’s Guide to Planning and Management
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Neelesh Ajmani and Dinesh Kumar
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3099-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3099-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3098-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 168
Number of Illustrations
39 illustrations in colour
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