The Cybersecurity to English Dictionary

The Cybersecurity to English Dictionary Author Raef Meeuwisse
ISBN-10 9781483446356
Release 2016-02-18
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The speed of change in the world of cybersecurity is amazing. If you attend any meeting where cybersecurity is discussed, it can be like listening to a foreign language: blue team, black hat, metamorphic malware, steganography - What are these people talking about? This dictionary began life as the reference section at the back of 'Cybersecurity for Beginners' and has now taken on a life of its own, with hundreds of the primary cybersecurity terms defined. This book is designed to be a useful companion for anyone who wants to keep up on cybersecurity terms or confound others with their understanding. Finally, cybersecurity does not need to sound like a different language.

Cybersecurity for Beginners

Cybersecurity for Beginners Author Raef Meeuwisse
ISBN-10 9781483431222
Release 2015-07-23
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This book provides an easy insight into the essentials of cybersecurity, even if you have a non-technical background. You may be a business person keen to understand this important subject area or an information security specialist looking to update your knowledge. ‘The world has changed more in the past 10 years than in any 10 year period in human history... Technology is no longer a peripheral servant, it shapes our daily lives. Companies that can use technology wisely and well are booming, companies that make bad or no technology choices collapse and disappear. The cloud, smart devices and the ability to connect almost any object to the internet are an essential landscape to use but are also fraught with new risks and dangers of a magnitude never seen before.’ ALSO featuring an alphabetical section at the back of the book to help you translate many of the main cybersecurity technical terms into plain, non-technical English.

How to Keep Your Stuff Safe Online

How to Keep Your Stuff Safe Online Author Raef Meeuwisse
ISBN-10 1911452177
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 78
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Any everyday person can protect themselves from the majority of online cybercrime using this inexpensive, accessible, concise and jargon free set of online security guidance. If you want to substantially and rapidly improve your online security to a level that will reduce most of your cybercrime risk - this is the book for you.

Computer Dictionary

Computer Dictionary Author Mitchell Shnier
ISBN-10 0789716704
Release 1998
Pages 798
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This book is a complete reference on the terms and acronyms relating to computers, hardware, software, programming, data communications, and more. The reader is provided detailed explanations about each acronym rather than short often empty standard dictionary definitions. Because the technology is often somewhat complex, the explanation associated with it must be as detailed and accurate as possible. This encyclopedia gives the reader cross references to additional material in the text which will further explain a term or the technology. Readers are often directed to websites for additional information. This is the one-stop resource for anyone trying be learn what a term/acronym in the computer technology area means.

Cyber Security Essentials

Cyber Security Essentials Author James Graham
ISBN-10 1439851263
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 342
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The sophisticated methods used in recent high-profile cyber incidents have driven many to need to understand how such security issues work. Demystifying the complexity often associated with information assurance, Cyber Security Essentials provides a clear understanding of the concepts behind prevalent threats, tactics, and procedures. To accomplish this, the team of security professionals from VeriSign’s iDefense® Security Intelligence Services supply an extensive review of the computer security landscape. Although the text is accessible to those new to cyber security, its comprehensive nature makes it ideal for experts who need to explain how computer security works to non-technical staff. Providing a fundamental understanding of the theory behind the key issues impacting cyber security, the book: Covers attacker methods and motivations, exploitation trends, malicious code techniques, and the latest threat vectors Addresses more than 75 key security concepts in a series of concise, well-illustrated summaries designed for most levels of technical understanding Supplies actionable advice for the mitigation of threats Breaks down the code used to write exploits into understandable diagrams This book is not about the latest attack trends or botnets. It’s about the reasons why these problems continue to plague us. By better understanding the logic presented in these pages, readers will be prepared to transition to a career in the growing field of cyber security and enable proactive responses to the threats and attacks on the horizon.

Cybersecurity Law

Cybersecurity Law Author Jeff Kosseff
ISBN-10 9781119232025
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 528
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A definitive guide to cybersecurity law Expanding on the author’s experience as a cybersecurity lawyer and law professor, Cybersecurity Law is the definitive guide to cybersecurity law, with an in-depth analysis of U.S. and international laws that apply to data security, data breaches, sensitive information safeguarding, law enforcement surveillance, cybercriminal combat, privacy, and many other cybersecurity issues. Written in an accessible manner, the book provides real-world examples and case studies to help readers understand the practical applications of the presented material. The book begins by outlining the legal requirements for data security, which synthesizes the Federal Trade Commission’s cybersecurity cases in order to provide the background of the FTC’s views on data security. The book also examines data security requirements imposed by a growing number of state legislatures and private litigation arising from data breaches. Anti-hacking laws, such as the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Economic Espionage Act, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and how companies are able to fight cybercriminals while ensuring compliance with the U.S. Constitution and statutes are discussed thoroughly. Featuring an overview of the laws that allow coordination between the public and private sectors as well as the tools that regulators have developed to allow a limited amount of collaboration, this book also: • Addresses current U.S. and international laws, regulations, and court opinions that define the field of cybersecurity including the security of sensitive information, such as financial data and health information • Discusses the cybersecurity requirements of the largest U.S. trading partners in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, and specifically addresses how these requirements are similar to (and differ from) those in the U.S. • Provides a compilation of many of the most important cybersecurity statutes and regulations • Emphasizes the compliance obligations of companies with in-depth analysis of crucial U.S. and international laws that apply to cybersecurity issues • Examines government surveillance laws and privacy laws that affect cybersecurity as well as each of the data breach notification laws in 47 states and the District of Columbia • Includes numerous case studies and examples throughout to aid in classroom use and to help readers better understand the presented material • Supplemented with a companion website that features in-class discussion questions and timely and recent updates on recent legislative developments as well as information on interesting cases on relevant and significant topics Cybersecurity Law is appropriate as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate-level courses in cybersecurity, cybersecurity law, cyber operations, management-oriented information technology (IT), and computer science. This book is also an ideal reference for lawyers, IT professionals, government personnel, business managers, IT management personnel, auditors, and cybersecurity insurance providers. JEFF KOSSEFF is Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Law at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He frequently speaks and writes about cybersecurity and was a journalist covering technology and politics at The Oregonian, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and a recipient of the George Polk Award for national reporting.

Cybersecurity Exposed

Cybersecurity Exposed Author Raef Meeuwisse
ISBN-10 1911452096
Release 2017-01-02
Pages 176
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Mind the gap...between the actual level of cybersecurity and the amount required to protect you. Ever wondered why the fastest booming industry in the world is cybercrime? Psychology meets technology as this book explores how the rapid progression of technology is luring us all forwards at a pace that outstrips the human comfort zone.

Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems

Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems Author William T. Shaw
ISBN-10 9781593700683
Release 2006
Pages 562
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SCADA technology quietly operates in the background of critical utility and industrial facilities nationwide. "Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems" provides a high-level overview of this unique technology, with an explanation of each market segment. Readers will understand the vital issues, and learn strategies for decreasing or eliminating system vulnerabilities.


Cybersecurity Author Peter W. Singer
ISBN-10 9780199918119
Release 2014
Pages 224
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An authoritative, single-volume introduction to cybersecurity addresses topics ranging from phishing and electrical-grid takedowns to cybercrime and online freedom, sharing illustrative anecdotes to explain how cyberspace security works and what everyday people can do to protect themselves. Simultaneous.

China and Cybersecurity

China and Cybersecurity Author Jon R. Lindsay
ISBN-10 9780190201272
Release 2015
Pages 375
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"Examines cyberspace threats and policies from the vantage points of China and the U.S"--

Cyber War Versus Cyber Realities

Cyber War Versus Cyber Realities Author Brandon Valeriano
ISBN-10 9780190204792
Release 2015-05-22
Pages 288
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Présentation de l'éditeur : "What Valeriano and Maness provide in this book is an empirically-grounded discussion of the reality of cyber conflict, based on an analysis of cyber incidents and disputes experienced by international states since 2001. They delineate patterns of cyber conflict to develop a larger theory of cyber war that gets at the processes leading to cyber conflict. They find that, in addition to being a little-used tactic, cyber incidents thus far have been of a rather low-level intensity and with few to no long-term effects. Interestingly, they also find that many cyber incidents are motivated by regional conflict. They argue that restraint is the norm in cyberspace and suggest there is evidence this norm can influence how the tactic is used in the future. In conclusion, the authors lay out a set of policy recommendations for proper defense against cyber threats that is built on restraint and regionalism."

The Cybersecurity Dilemma

The Cybersecurity Dilemma Author Ben Buchanan
ISBN-10 9780190694807
Release 2017-02-01
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Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on often-overlooked documents leaked by Edward Snowden, real-world case studies of cyber operations, and policymaker perspectives to show that intruding into other countries' networks has enormous defensive value as well. Two nations, neither of which seeks to harm the other but neither of which trusts the other, will often find it prudent to launch intrusions. This general problem, in which a nation's means of securing itself threatens the security of others and risks escalating tension, is a bedrock concept in international relations and is called the 'security dilemma'. This book shows not only that the security dilemma applies to cyber operations, but also that the particular characteristics of the digital domain mean that the effects are deeply pronounced. The cybersecurity dilemma is both a vital concern of modern statecraft and a means of accessibly understanding the essential components of cyber operations.

Merriam Webster s Dictionary of Law

Merriam Webster s Dictionary of Law Author Merriam-Webster, Inc
ISBN-10 0877796041
Release 1996
Pages 634
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10,000 entries cover vocabulary, etymologies, definitions, concepts, the judicial system, landmark cases, and government agencies

The Word Detective

The Word Detective Author John Simpson
ISBN-10 9780465096527
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 384
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"A charmingly full, frank, and humorous account of a career dedicated to rigorous lexicographic rectitude. . . .[John Simpson] is an absolute hero." --Lynne Truss, New York Times Can you drink a glass of balderdash? And what do you call the part of a dog's back it can't scratch? The answers to these questions can be found in the Oxford English Dictionary. There is no better guide to the dictionary's many wonderments than its former chief editor, John Simpson. In The Word Detective, an intensely personal memoir and a joyful celebration of English, he weaves a story of how words come into being, how culture shapes language, and how technology transforms words. A brilliant and deeply humane expedition through the world of words, The Word Detective will delight and inspire any lover of language.

The Information Systems Security Officer s Guide

The Information Systems Security Officer s Guide Author Gerald L. Kovacich
ISBN-10 9780128023792
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 360
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The Information Systems Security Officer's Guide: Establishing and Managing a Cyber Security Program, Third Edition, provides users with information on how to combat the ever-changing myriad of threats security professionals face. This entirely updated edition presents practical advice on establishing, managing, and evaluating a successful information protection program in a corporation or government agency, covering everything from effective communication to career guidance for the information security officer. The book outlines how to implement a new plan or evaluate an existing one, and is especially targeted to those who are new to the topic. It is the definitive resource for learning the key characteristics of an effective information systems security officer (ISSO), and paints a comprehensive portrait of an ISSO's duties, their challenges, and working environments, from handling new technologies and threats, to performing information security duties in a national security environment. Provides updated chapters that reflect the latest technological changes and advances in countering the latest information security threats and risks and how they relate to corporate security and crime investigation Includes new topics, such as forensics labs and information warfare, as well as how to liaison with attorneys, law enforcement, and other agencies others outside the organization Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style

Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity

Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity Author Denise Nicholson
ISBN-10 9783319419329
Release 2016-08-16
Pages 445
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This book reports on the latest research and developments in the field of cybersecurity, giving a special emphasis on personal security and new methods for reducing human error and increasing cyber awareness, and innovative solutions for increasing the security of advanced Information Technology (IT) infrastructures. It covers a wealth of topics, including methods for human training, novel Cyber-Physical and Process-Control Systems, social, economic and behavioral aspects of the cyberspace, issues concerning the cyber security index, security metrics for enterprises, risk evaluation, and many others. Based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors in Cybersecurity, held on July 27-31, 2016, in Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA, this book not only presents innovative cybersecurity technologies, but also discusses emerging threats, current gaps in the available systems and future challenges that may be coped with through the help of human factors research.

A Dictionary of Computer Science

A Dictionary of Computer Science Author Andrew Butterfield
ISBN-10 9780191002885
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 608
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Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of Computer Science, and fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. Containing over 6,500 entries and with expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computer science, it is a comprehensive reference work encompassing all aspects of the subject and is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computer science. Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. The dictionary contains approximately 150 new entries including cloud computing, cross-site scripting, iPad, semantic attack, smartphone, and virtual learning environment. Recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Computer Science companion website, provide valuable further information and the appendices include useful resources such as generic domain names, file extensions, and the Greek alphabet. This dictionary is suitable for anyone who uses computers, and is ideal for students of computer science and the related fields of IT, maths, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.