Cyber Security: Concepts and Cases

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Cyber Security: Concepts and Cases explains the basic ideas behind cyber security using real-world examples. There are numerous textbooks and professional reference titles that adopt a very formal and theoretical approach to explaining computer security; these are all very insightful, but readers can waste a lot of time reading them while "Rome burns". This title explains the key concepts behind planning and operationalising responses to cyber threats, using real-world case ...
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Overview

Cyber Security: Concepts and Cases explains the basic ideas behind cyber security using real-world examples. There are numerous textbooks and professional reference titles that adopt a very formal and theoretical approach to explaining computer security; these are all very insightful, but readers can waste a lot of time reading them while "Rome burns". This title explains the key concepts behind planning and operationalising responses to cyber threats, using real-world case studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469900933
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/19/2012
  • Pages: 98
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Paul A. Watters is Professor of Information Technology at Massey University. He is a world-leading researcher in cyber security, with more than 1,370 citations of research papers covering phishing, malware, identification and filtering of pornography and child exploitation material, and copyright infringement detection. Dr. Watters has previously written several professional reference books, including Solaris 10: The Complete Reference (McGraw Hill) and Statistics in a Nutshell (O'Reilly). Dr. Watters is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional and a Senior Member of the IEEE.
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