(eBook) (PDF) Computer Security Fundamentals, 4th edition
William Chuck Easttom
Clearly explains core concepts, terminology, challenges, technologies, and skillsCovers today’s latest attacks and countermeasures The perfect beginner’s guide for anyone interested in a computer security careerDr. Chuck Easttom brings together complete coverage of all basic concepts, terminology, and issues, along with all the skills you need to get started.Drawing on 30 years of experience as a security instructor, consultant, and researcher, Easttom helps you take a proactive, realistic approach to assessing threats and implementing countermeasures. Writing clearly and simply, he addresses crucial issues that many introductory security books ignore, while addressing the realities of a world where billions of new devices are Internet-connected.This guide covers web attacks, hacking, spyware, network defense, security appliances, VPNs, password use, and much more. Its many tips and examples reflect new industry trends and the state-of-the-art in both attacks and defense. Exercises, projects, and review questions in every chapter help you deepen your understanding and apply all you’ve learned. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or a manager, this guide will help you protect your assets—and expand your career options.LEARN HOW TOIdentify and prioritize potential threats to your networkUse basic networking knowledge to improve securityGet inside the minds of hackers, so you can deter their attacksImplement a proven layered approach to network securityResist modern social engineering attacksDefend against today’s most common Denial of Service (DoS) attacksHalt viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, and other malwarePrevent problems arising from malfeasance or ignoranceChoose the best encryption methods for your organizationCompare security technologies, including the latest security appliancesImplement security policies that will work in your environmentScan your network for vulnerabilitiesEvaluate potential security consultantsMaster basic computer forensics and know what to do if you’re attackedLearn how cyberterrorism and information warfare are evolving
Published by Pearson IT Certification (July 14th 2021) – Copyright © 2020
Subject: Networking & Security
Category: Computer Security
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