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Network and Data Security for Non-Engineers

Frank M. Groom, Kevin Groom, Stephan S. Jones
August 22, 2016

Learn network and data security by analyzing the Anthem breach and step-by-step how hackers gain entry, place hidden software, download information, and hide the evidence of their entry. Understand the tools, establishing persistent presence, use of sites as testbeds to determine successful...

Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

John R. Vacca
August 19, 2016

This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of cloud computing security technology and implementation, while exploring practical solutions to a wide range of cloud computing security issues. With more organizations using cloud computing and cloud providers for data operations, proper security in...

Data Privacy: Principles and Practice

Nataraj Venkataramanan, Ashwin Shriram
August 19, 2016

The book covers data privacy in depth with respect to data mining, test data management, synthetic data generation etc. It formalizes principles of data privacy that are essential for good anonymization design based on the data format and discipline. The principles outline best practices and...

Practical Cloud Security: A Cross-Industry View

Melvin B. Greer, Jr., Kevin L. Jackson
August 02, 2016

Melvin Greer and Kevin Jackson have assembled a comprehensive guide to industry-specific cybersecurity threats and provide a detailed risk management framework required to mitigate business risk associated with the adoption of cloud computing. This book can serve multiple purposes, not the least of...

Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce, Third Edition

Mostafa Hashem Sherif
May 25, 2016

Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce, Third Edition presents a compendium of protocols for securing electronic commerce, or e-commerce, in consumer- and business-to-business applications. Attending to a variety of electronic payment systems currently in use around the globe, this edition:...

Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy

Farhana Sheikh, Leonel Sousa
May 24, 2016

Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy begins by introducing the basic theoretical concepts and arithmetic used in algorithms for security and cryptography, and by reviewing the fundamental building blocks of cryptographic systems. It then analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of...

Electronically Stored Information: The Complete Guide to Management, Understanding, Acquisition, Storage, Search, and Retrieval, Second Edition

David R. Matthews
May 24, 2016

Although we live in an era in which we are surrounded by an ever-deepening fog of data, few of us truly understand how the data are created, where data are stored, or how to retrieve or destroy data—if that is indeed possible. This book is for all of you, whatever your need or...

DDoS Attacks: Evolution, Detection, Prevention, Reaction, and Tolerance

Dhruba Kumar Bhattacharyya, Jugal Kumar Kalita
May 13, 2016

DDoS Attacks: Evolution, Detection, Prevention, Reaction, and Tolerance discusses the evolution of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, how to detect a DDoS attack when one is mounted, how to prevent such attacks from taking place, and how to react when a DDoS attack is in progress, with...

Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World

William R. Simpson
May 13, 2016

Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World provides a modern alternative to the fortress approach to security. The new approach is more distributed and has no need for passwords or accounts. Global attacks become much more difficult, and losses are localized,...

Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Standards: A Practitioner's Reference

Douglas J. Landoll
May 05, 2016

Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Standards: A Practitioner's Reference gives you a blueprint on how to develop effective information security policies and procedures. It uses standards such as NIST 800-53, ISO 27001, and COBIT, and regulations such as HIPAA and PCI DSS as the...

Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing

Ann Butera
May 02, 2016

Risk-based operational audits and performance audits require a broad array of competencies. This book provides auditors and risk professionals with the understanding required to improve results during risk-based audits.Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing...

Software Quality Assurance: Integrating Testing, Security, and Audit

Abu Sayed Mahfuz
April 27, 2016

Software Quality Assurance: Integrating Testing, Security, and Audit focuses on the importance of software quality and security. It defines various types of testing, recognizes factors that propose value to software quality, and provides theoretical and real-world scenarios that offer value and...

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