The following conventions are used in this book:
Cautions alert you to common pitfalls that you should avoid.
Tips are used to highlight shortcuts, convenient techniques, or tools that can make a task easier. Tips also provide recommendations on best practices you should follow.
Notes provide additional background information about a topic being described, beyond what is given in the chapter text. Often, notes are used to provide references to places where you can find more information about a particular topic.
A sidebar provides a deeper discussion or additional background to help illuminate a topic.
If you are like many out there recently tasked with an ISA project or simply looking for ways to bring security to the next level, this book is for you. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed creating it and working with the product.