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Security in computing

by Charles P. Pfleeger | 12 February 2015
Category: Computer Science
Synopsis
The New State of the Art in Information Security: Now Covers Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things, and Cyberwarfare Students and IT and security professionals have long relied on Security in Computing as the definitive guide to computer security attacks and countermeasures. Now, the authors have thoroughly updated this classic to reflect today's newest technologies, attacks, standards, and trends. Security in Computing, Fifth Edition, offers complete, timely coverage of all aspects of computer security, including users, software, devices, operating systems, networks, and data. Reflecting rapidly evolving attacks, countermeasures, and computing environments, this new edition introduces best practices for authenticating users, preventing malicious code execution, using encryption, protecting privacy, implementing firewalls, detecting intrusions, and more. More than two hundred end-of-chapter exercises help the student to solidify lessons learned in each chapter. Combining breadth, depth, and exceptional clarity, this comprehensive guide builds carefully from simple to complex topics, so you always understand all you need to know before you move forward. You'll start by mastering the field's basic terms, principles, and concepts. Next, you'll apply these basics in diverse situations and environments, learning to "think like an attacker" and identify exploitable weaknesses. Then you will switch to defense, selecting the best available solutions and countermeasures. Finally, you'll go beyond technology to understand crucial management issues in protecting infrastructure and data. New coverage includes A full chapter on securing cloud environments and managing their unique risksExtensive new coverage of security issues associated with user-web interactionNew risks and techniques for safeguarding the Internet of ThingsA new primer on threats to privacy and how to guard itAn assessment of computers and cyberwarfare-recent attacks and emerging risksSecurity flaws and risks associated with electronic voting systems
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Synopsis
The New State of the Art in Information Security: Now Covers Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things, and Cyberwarfare Students and IT and security professionals have long relied on Security in Computing as the definitive guide to computer security attacks and countermeasures. Now, the authors have thoroughly updated this classic to reflect today's newest technologies, attacks, standards, and trends. Security in Computing, Fifth Edition, offers complete, timely coverage of all aspects of computer security, including users, software, devices, operating systems, networks, and data. Reflecting rapidly evolving attacks, countermeasures, and computing environments, this new edition introduces best practices for authenticating users, preventing malicious code execution, using encryption, protecting privacy, implementing firewalls, detecting intrusions, and more. More than two hundred end-of-chapter exercises help the student to solidify lessons learned in each chapter. Combining breadth, depth, and exceptional clarity, this comprehensive guide builds carefully from simple to complex topics, so you always understand all you need to know before you move forward. You'll start by mastering the field's basic terms, principles, and concepts. Next, you'll apply these basics in diverse situations and environments, learning to "think like an attacker" and identify exploitable weaknesses. Then you will switch to defense, selecting the best available solutions and countermeasures. Finally, you'll go beyond technology to understand crucial management issues in protecting infrastructure and data. New coverage includes A full chapter on securing cloud environments and managing their unique risksExtensive new coverage of security issues associated with user-web interactionNew risks and techniques for safeguarding the Internet of ThingsA new primer on threats to privacy and how to guard itAn assessment of computers and cyberwarfare-recent attacks and emerging risksSecurity flaws and risks associated with electronic voting systems
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ISBN - 9780134085043
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 12/02/2015
Categories - All, Books, Business Computers, Computers, Security, All, Books, Business Computers, Computers, Computer Science
No. of Pages - 944
Weight - 1316
Edition - Fifth edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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