Sensitive Security Information, Certified (R) (SSI) Body of Knowledge, Paperback Book


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 (R) (SSI) Body of Knowledge provides a comprehensive source that helps you prepare for certification in SSI protection.

It reviews and discusses relevant topics inThe history and definition of SSIEspionage, security breaches, and detectionPersonal information securityCorporate securityGovernment securityLegislation and regulationsIdentity theftWithin the sections, the book covers a wide range of subjects related to aiding protection of SSI, includingGood information practicesThe psychology of spiesMethods to detect potential betrayalMethods for handling sensitive informationEstablishing security plans for sensitive informationMonitoring techniques such as the use of closed-circuit video camerasIn 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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 328 pages, 0; 6 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Military intelligence
  • ISBN: 9781498752114

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