Cyber Safety covers the basics of computer security useful for typical computer users, including the five components of IT Security: firewalls, anti-virus, IDS, networking, and web security. This book can be used as a self-study reference book, or will effectively prepare readers for Security|5 certification offered by EC-Council. Security|5 is the entry level certification for anyone interested in learning computer networking and security basics. Ideal candidates for Security|5 program are students, knowledge workers, and anyone who wants to gain a working knowledge of networking and computer security.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.
1. Foundations of Security. 2. Basic Security Procedures. 3. Desktop Security. 4. Administering Windows Securely. 5. Recognizing Security Threats and Attacks. 6. Incident Response. 7. Secure Internet Access. 8. Working on the Internet.