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Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security in Your World

Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security in Your World

  • Author: Mark Ciampa
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305500377
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 256
  • View: 9958
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Designed to provide students with the knowledge needed to protect computers and networks from increasingly sophisticated attacks, SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition continues to present the same straightforward, practical information that has made previous editions so popular. For most students, practical computer security poses some daunting challenges: What type of attacks will antivirus software prevent? How do I set up a firewall? How can I test my computer to be sure that attackers cannot reach it through the Internet? When and how should I install Windows patches? This text is designed to help students understand the answers to these questions through a series of real-life user experiences. In addition, hands-on projects and case projects give students the opportunity to test their knowledge and apply what they have learned. SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition contains up-to-date information on relevant topics such as protecting mobile devices and wireless local area networks. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

  • Author: Mark Ciampa
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1111640122
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 608
  • View: 1378
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Reflecting the latest trends and developments from the information security field, best-selling Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, provides a complete introduction to practical network and computer security and maps to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Certification Exam. The text covers the fundamentals of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The updated edition includes new topics, such as psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. The new edition features activities that link to the Information Security Community Site, which offers video lectures, podcats, discussion boards, additional hands-on activities and more to provide a wealth of resources and up-to-the minute information. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cyber Within

Cyber Within

  • Author: Marcos Christodonte II
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780615330150
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 72
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From the back cover: "Cyber Within is a stellar portrayal of why user education on Cyber Security threats, tactics, and techniques is so critical." --Robert Lentz, President, Cyber Security Strategies and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber, Identity and Information Assurance and Chief Information Officer, U.S. Dept of Defense "Lack of awareness is a grand security weakness. This book provides a unique approach to help fill the gaps and would be a great addition to anyone's information security toolbox." --Kevin Beaver, independent information security consultant with Principle Logic, LLC and author of Hacking For Dummies and Security On Wheels audio programs "This is one of the most fun information security books I've read...it combines a fun storyline with easy to digest tips on information security for employees and even contains 'tear-down' tip sheets " --Dr. Anton Chuvakin, author of PCI Compliance, chuvakin.org While companies spend millions on security products, attackers continue to steal their corporate secrets (and customer data) by exploiting the asset most often ignored on the security budget - people. Organizations that want to keep their trade secrets a secret must find better ways to help employees understand the importance of security. Packed with suspenseful lessons and quick tips for employees, Cyber Within helps organizations take that challenge head-on.

CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs

CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs

  • Author: Mark Ciampa
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1133132170
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 514
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CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS, 3rd Edition provides students with the conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills needed to work with wireless technology in a network administration environment as well as pass the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) exam. The text covers fundamental topics, such as planning, designing, installing, securing, and configuring wireless LANs. It also details common wireless LAN uses including maintenance, security, and business applications. The third edition is designed around the latest version of the CWNA exam, as well as the new IEEE 802.11 standard, making CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS the practical guide that prepares students for real-world wireless networking. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure

  • Author: Yuri Diogenes,Tom Shinder,Debra Shinder
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 1509304045
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 224
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Implement maximum control, security, and compliance processes in Azure cloud environments In Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure ,1/e three leading experts show how to plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Azure with outstanding levels of control, security, and compliance. You’ll learn how to prepare infrastructure with Microsoft’s integrated tools, prebuilt templates, and managed services–and use these to help safely build and manage any enterprise, mobile, web, or Internet of Things (IoT) system. The authors guide you through enforcing, managing, and verifying robust security at physical, network, host, application, and data layers. You’ll learn best practices for security-aware deployment, operational management, threat mitigation, and continuous improvement–so you can help protect all your data, make services resilient to attack, and stay in control no matter how your cloud systems evolve. Three Microsoft Azure experts show you how to: • Understand cloud security boundaries and responsibilities • Plan for compliance, risk management, identity/access management, operational security, and endpoint and data protection • Explore Azure’s defense-in-depth security architecture • Use Azure network security patterns and best practices • Help safeguard data via encryption, storage redundancy, rights management, database security, and storage security • Help protect virtual machines with Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines • Use the Microsoft Azure Key Vault service to help secure cryptographic keys and other confidential information • Monitor and help protect Azure and on-premises resources with Azure Security Center and Operations Management Suite • Effectively model threats and plan protection for IoT systems • Use Azure security tools for operations, incident response, and forensic investigation

Hands-On Networking Fundamentals

Hands-On Networking Fundamentals

  • Author: Michael Palmer
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1285402758
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 544
  • View: 4313
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HANDS-ON-NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS, Second Edition, helps readers learn network administration from the ground up. Designed to provide a solid foundation in essential concepts and methods, this detailed introduction requires no previous experience, covering all of the critical knowledge and skills information technology professionals need to work with network operating systems in a network administration environment. Like other textbooks in the Hands-On series, this highly practical guide features a variety of projects in every chapter, with activities integrated closely with core material to facilitate understanding, reinforce learning, and build essential skills at every step. Now thoroughly revised to reflect the latest advances in network technology, HANDS-ON-NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS,Second Edition includes up-to-date coverage of key network operating systems, wireless and cellular networking, network protocols, and other important innovations in the field. Equally useful for students beginning to explore network administration and professionals preparing for certification, this book is a reliable, effective resource for networking success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program, Second Edition

Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program, Second Edition

  • Author: Rebecca Herold
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781439815465
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 568
  • View: 3443
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Starting with the inception of an education program and progressing through its development, implementation, delivery, and evaluation, Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program, Second Edition provides authoritative coverage of nearly everything needed to create an effective training program that is compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. Written by Rebecca Herold, a well-respected information security and privacy expert named one of the "Best Privacy Advisers in the World" multiple times by Computerworld magazine as well as a "Top 13 Influencer in IT Security" by IT Security Magazine, the text supplies a proven framework for creating an awareness and training program. It also: Lists the laws and associated excerpts of the specific passages that require training and awareness Contains a plethora of forms, examples, and samples in the book’s 22 appendices Highlights common mistakes that many organizations make Directs readers to additional resources for more specialized information Includes 250 awareness activities ideas and 42 helpful tips for trainers Complete with case studies and examples from a range of businesses and industries, this all-in-one resource provides the holistic and practical understanding needed to identify and implement the training and awareness methods best suited to, and most effective for, your organization. Praise for: The first edition was outstanding. The new second edition is even better ... the definitive and indispensable guide for information security and privacy awareness and training professionals, worth every cent. As with the first edition, we recommend it unreservedly.. —NoticeBored.com

Computer and Information Security Handbook

Computer and Information Security Handbook

  • Author: John R. Vacca
  • Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
  • ISBN: 0128039299
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 1280
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Computer and Information Security Handbook, Third Edition, provides the most current and complete reference on computer security available in one volume. The book offers deep coverage of an extremely wide range of issues in computer and cybersecurity theory, applications, and best practices, offering the latest insights into established and emerging technologies and advancements. With new parts devoted to such current topics as Cloud Security, Cyber-Physical Security, and Critical Infrastructure Security, the book now has 100 chapters written by leading experts in their fields, as well as 12 updated appendices and an expanded glossary. It continues its successful format of offering problem-solving techniques that use real-life case studies, checklists, hands-on exercises, question and answers, and summaries. Chapters new to this edition include such timely topics as Cyber Warfare, Endpoint Security, Ethical Hacking, Internet of Things Security, Nanoscale Networking and Communications Security, Social Engineering, System Forensics, Wireless Sensor Network Security, Verifying User and Host Identity, Detecting System Intrusions, Insider Threats, Security Certification and Standards Implementation, Metadata Forensics, Hard Drive Imaging, Context-Aware Multi-Factor Authentication, Cloud Security, Protecting Virtual Infrastructure, Penetration Testing, and much more. Written by leaders in the field Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the latest security technologies, issues, and best practices Presents methods for analysis, along with problem-solving techniques for implementing practical solutions

CWSP Guide to Wireless Security

CWSP Guide to Wireless Security

  • Author: Mark Ciampa
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1418836370
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 580
  • View: 6580
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CWSP Guide to Wireless Security is a hands-on guide to defending wireless networks against attacks. This book prepares students for the Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) certification from Planet3. Focusing on IEEE 802.11a/b/g/pre-n wireless local area networks, this book provides extensive coverage of the latest wireless attack tools and defenses, including IEEE 802.11i, WPA, WPA2, and WIPS, along with how to design and manage a secure wireless LAN. Material is reinforced with hands-on projects at the end of each chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Computer Security Fundamentals

Computer Security Fundamentals

  • Author: Chuck Easttom
  • Publisher: Que Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780789748904
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 333
  • View: 8722
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One-volume coverage of all the core concepts, terminology, issues, and practical skills modern computer security professionals need to know * *The most up-to-date computer security concepts text on the market. *Strong coverage and comprehensive analysis of key attacks, including denial of service, malware, and viruses. *Covers oft-neglected subject areas such as cyberterrorism, computer fraud, and industrial espionage. *Contains end-of-chapter exercises, projects, review questions, and plenty of realworld tips. Computer Security Fundamentals, Second Edition is designed to be the ideal one volume gateway into the entire field of computer security. It brings together thoroughly updated coverage of all basic concepts, terminology, and issues, along with the practical skills essential to security. Drawing on his extensive experience as both an IT professional and instructor, Chuck Easttom thoroughly covers core topics such as vulnerability assessment, virus attacks, buffer overflow, hacking, spyware, network defense, firewalls, VPNs, Intrusion Detection Systems, and passwords. Unlike many other authors, however, he also fully addresses more specialized issues, including cyber terrorism, industrial espionage and encryption - including public/private key systems, digital signatures, and certificates. This edition has been extensively updated to address the latest issues and technologies, including cyberbullying/cyberstalking, session hijacking, steganography, and more. Its examples have been updated to reflect the current state-of-the-art in both attacks and defense. End-of-chapter exercises, projects, and review questions guide readers in applying the knowledge they've gained, and Easttom offers many tips that readers would otherwise have to discover through hard experience.

Hospital and Healthcare Security

Hospital and Healthcare Security

  • Author: Tony W York,Don MacAlister
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 0124200621
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 750
  • View: 2834
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Building on the foundation of the previous five editions, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition includes new and updated chapters to reflect the current state of healthcare security, particularly in data security and patient privacy, patient-generated violence, and emergency preparedness and management. The recognized leading text in the healthcare security industry, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition explains the basics as well as higher expertise concerns, such as the roles of design, emergency management, and policy. Conveying a wide spectrum of topics in an easy to comprehend format, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition provides a fresh perspective for healthcare security professionals to better prepare for security issue before they occur. Offers a quick-start section for hospital administrators who need an overview of security issues and best practices. Includes a sample request for proposals (RFP) for healthcare security services and incident report classifications. General principles clearly laid out so readers can apply internationally recognized industry standards most appropriate to their own environment. The new edition includes materials that address the latest issues of concern to healthcare security professionals, including security design, emergency management, off-campus programs and services, and best practices in mitigating patient-generated violence.

Secure Programming with Static Analysis

Secure Programming with Static Analysis

  • Author: Brian Chess,Jacob West
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 9780132702027
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 624
  • View: 3721
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The First Expert Guide to Static Analysis for Software Security! Creating secure code requires more than just good intentions. Programmers need to know that their code will be safe in an almost infinite number of scenarios and configurations. Static source code analysis gives users the ability to review their work with a fine-toothed comb and uncover the kinds of errors that lead directly to security vulnerabilities. Now, there’s a complete guide to static analysis: how it works, how to integrate it into the software development processes, and how to make the most of it during security code review. Static analysis experts Brian Chess and Jacob West look at the most common types of security defects that occur today. They illustrate main points using Java and C code examples taken from real-world security incidents, showing how coding errors are exploited, how they could have been prevented, and how static analysis can rapidly uncover similar mistakes. This book is for everyone concerned with building more secure software: developers, security engineers, analysts, and testers.

The Basics of Information Security

The Basics of Information Security

Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

  • Author: Jason Andress
  • Publisher: Syngress
  • ISBN: 0128008121
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 240
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As part of the Syngress Basics series, The Basics of Information Security provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. Author Jason Andress gives you the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, and then dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security. The Basics of Information Security gives you clear-non-technical explanations of how infosec works and how to apply these principles whether you're in the IT field or want to understand how it affects your career and business. The new Second Edition has been updated for the latest trends and threats, including new material on many infosec subjects. Learn about information security without wading through a huge textbook Covers both theoretical and practical aspects of information security Provides a broad view of the information security field in a concise manner All-new Second Edition updated for the latest information security trends and threats, including material on incident response, social engineering, security awareness, risk management, and legal/regulatory issues

Building an Information Security Awareness Program

Building an Information Security Awareness Program

Defending Against Social Engineering and Technical Threats

  • Author: Bill Gardner,Valerie Thomas
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 012419981X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 214
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The best defense against the increasing threat of social engineering attacks is Security Awareness Training to warn your organization's staff of the risk and educate them on how to protect your organization's data. Social engineering is not a new tactic, but Building an Security Awareness Program is the first book that shows you how to build a successful security awareness training program from the ground up. Building an Security Awareness Program provides you with a sound technical basis for developing a new training program. The book also tells you the best ways to garner management support for implementing the program. Author Bill Gardner is one of the founding members of the Security Awareness Training Framework. Here, he walks you through the process of developing an engaging and successful training program for your organization that will help you and your staff defend your systems, networks, mobile devices, and data. Forewords written by Dave Kennedy and Kevin Mitnick! The most practical guide to setting up a Security Awareness training program in your organization Real world examples show you how cyber criminals commit their crimes, and what you can do to keep you and your data safe Learn how to propose a new program to management, and what the benefits are to staff and your company Find out about various types of training, the best training cycle to use, metrics for success, and methods for building an engaging and successful program

Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations

Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations

  • Author: Bill Nelson,Amelia Phillips,Christopher Steuart
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305176081
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 752
  • View: 7215
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Updated with the latest advances from the field, GUIDE TO COMPUTER FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS, Fifth Edition combines all-encompassing topic coverage and authoritative information from seasoned experts to deliver the most comprehensive forensics resource available. This proven author team's wide ranging areas of expertise mirror the breadth of coverage provided in the book, which focuses on techniques and practices for gathering and analyzing evidence used to solve crimes involving computers. Providing clear instruction on the tools and techniques of the trade, it introduces readers to every step of the computer forensics investigation-from lab set-up to testifying in court. It also details step-by-step guidance on how to use current forensics software. Appropriate for learners new to the field, it is also an excellent refresher and technology update for professionals in law enforcement, investigations, or computer security. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Build a Security Culture

Build a Security Culture

  • Author: Kai Roer
  • Publisher: IT Governance Ltd
  • ISBN: 1849287171
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 114
  • View: 2943
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Understand how to create a culture that promotes cyber security within the workplace. Using his own experiences, the author highlights the underlying cause for many successful and easily preventable attacks.

Microsoft Access 2013: Illustrated Brief

Microsoft Access 2013: Illustrated Brief

  • Author: Lisa Friedrichsen
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1285093291
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 144
  • View: 6733
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Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series engages both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft Access 2013 quickly and efficiently. Skills are accessible and easy-to-follow thanks to the Illustrated Series’ hallmark 2-page layout, which allows students to see an entire task in one view. New Learning Outcomes outline the skills covered in each lesson, and larger full-color screens represent exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson, and introduces a case study for further application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Computers

  • Author: Gary Shelly,Steven Freund,Misty Vermaat
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 143908131X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 40
  • View: 663
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Get ready to learn about today’s digital world with Essential Introduction to Computers. This concise text provides a visually-engaging introduction to the most current information on computers and technology. Students will gain an understanding of the essential computer concepts they need to know to help them be successful in today’s computing world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

  • Author: Mark Ciampa,Mark Revels
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1285402391
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
  • View: 3154
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The healthcare industry is growing at a rapid pace and undergoing some of its most significant changes as the use of electronic health records increase. Designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field of healthcare information systems, INTRODUCTION TO HEALHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) exam objectives as the framework. It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. INTRODUCTION TO HEALHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY is a valuable resource for those who want to learn about HIT and who desire to enter this growing field by providing the foundation that will help prepare for the CompTIA HIT certificate exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Guide to Operating Systems

Guide to Operating Systems

  • Author: Greg Tomsho
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1337424889
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 688
  • View: 6889
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Readers master the latest information for working on Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linux platforms with GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E. Learners examine operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring operating system and hardware, file systems, virtualization, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E is the resource today’s readers need to deepen their understanding of different operating systems. This edition helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows 10 and earlier Windows client OSs, Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier Windows server OSs with a preview of Windows Server 2016, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X El Capitan and earlier. In addition, general information introduces many other operating systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.