Caution! Wireless Networking: Preventing a Data Disaster

Caution! Wireless Networking: Preventing a Data Disaster

by Jack McCullough, M. Roney
     
 
At last, a book dedicated to alleviating the fears that users may have about the security of their wireless home network. This no-nonsense guide is for wireless home networkers who want to protect their data from hackers, crackers, viruses, and worms. Written in non-technical language that's perfect for both novices and intermediate users, this book offers a brief

Overview

At last, a book dedicated to alleviating the fears that users may have about the security of their wireless home network. This no-nonsense guide is for wireless home networkers who want to protect their data from hackers, crackers, viruses, and worms. Written in non-technical language that's perfect for both novices and intermediate users, this book offers a brief introduction to wireless networking and identifies the most common internal and external pitfalls-and ways to avoid and correct them.
* The ideal reference for computer users with a wireless network who need facts separated from fiction to learn what is necessary to protect their networks
* Real-world examples help demystify viruses, worms, cryptography, and identity theft, while expert advice, cool techniques, and step-by-step instructions give readers the know-how they need to secure a WLAN and protect their privacy
* Covers the latest computer security threats and countermeasures, addressing problems that older titles do not cover, particularly in the areas of virus protection

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764572135
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jack McCullough is founding consultant of Razorwire Information Security Consulting and a highly respected IT network and security expert. He has been the subject of frequent interviews with Ziff Davis Publications, Information Security Magazine, National Public Radio, and NBC news affiliates.

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