Build a career in the world of information systems security with this innovative book. Developing Professional Information Security Competencies covers the standards-based skills needed to thrive in the field, and then explains how those skills are relevant in today's industry. This book provides a solid foundation in information security concepts by organizing the content around the Security+ certification exam. However, this book is unique in its approach because it does not limit the coverage to Security+ test preparation. Instead, information security concepts are explored in the context of the information security world as a whole, with professional applications and examples.Global security standards, ISO17799, have also been integrated into the book, to enhance the depth, breadth, and quality of the information readers learn as they prepare for the exam. Aspiring information security professionals will come away from this book well-prepared for the Security+ exam, and of equal importance, prepared for a career in the field.