Computer Insecurity: Risking the System

Computer Insecurity: Risking the System

by Steven M. Furnell


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Written specifically for business managers.

Emphasizes issues over technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852339432
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 09/30/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Dr. Steven Furnell is a reader in information systems security at the University of Plymouth, and has already published one book: "Cybercrime: Vandalising The Information Society", Paperback: 336 pages ; Publisher: Addison-Wesley Pub Co; 1st edition (December 21, 2001), ISBN: 0201721597.

Aside from the assigned reviewers and a number of Dr Furnell’s academic colleagues, the manuscript has also been read by Dr Jeremy Ward, Service Development Director of for Symantec UK, who provided summary feedback describing it as "really excellent".

Table of Contents

The problem of IT insecurity The need to raise awareness Common failings that compromise security The widespread nature of vulnerability Attack and exploitation of IT systems Responses from the security industry Final thoughts

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