Desktop Witness: The Do's and Don'ts of Personal Computer Security / Edition 1

Desktop Witness: The Do's and Don'ts of Personal Computer Security / Edition 1

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by Michael A. Caloyannides
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471486574

ISBN-13: 9780471486572

Pub. Date: 07/02/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Are you aware of every track, trail, and trace you leave behind every time you use your PC? Are you sure that you really deleted that confidential information from your hard drive?

If not - read this. This book describes the ways in which computer and online privacy can be compromised and gives practical guidance on how to prevent private information from being

Overview

Are you aware of every track, trail, and trace you leave behind every time you use your PC? Are you sure that you really deleted that confidential information from your hard drive?

If not - read this. This book describes the ways in which computer and online privacy can be compromised and gives practical guidance on how to prevent private information from being accessible or retrievable by outside parties or agencies.

This book covers:

• The types of information which are retrievable from a computer and how to prevent leaving sensitive data behind

• How privacy is compromised on the internet (email, web browsing, profiling) and how to combat it

• Full technical details on software for doing computer forensics, defeating computer forensics, encryption, steganography, keystroke capture and detecting keystroke capture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471486572
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/02/2002
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgment

The Need is Very Real: Author's Perspective

So You Want to Encrypt: Don't Hurt Your Own Interests by Doing So

Protect What and From Whom? The Answer Determines What You Should and Should Not Do

Effective Protection for Computers Not Connected to Networks

Effective Protection for Computers Connected to the Internet or other Networks

Encrypted Telephony

Legal Issues

In Conclusion

Appendices

Glossary

Index

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