The InfoSec Handbook: An Introduction to Information Security / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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It is intended mainly for beginners to the field of information security, written in a way that makes it easy for them to understand the detailed content of the book. The book offers a practical and simple view of the security practices while still offering somewhat technical and detailed information relating to security. It helps the reader build a strong foundation of information, allowing them to move forward from the book with a larger knowledge base.
Security is a constantly growing concern that everyone must deal with. Whether it’s an average computer user or a highly skilled computer user, they are always confronted with different security risks. These risks range in danger and should always be dealt with accordingly. Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of the dangers or how to prevent them and this is where most of the issues arise in information technology (IT). When computer users do not take security into account many issues can arise from that like system compromises or loss of data and information. This is an obvious issue that is present with all computer users.
This book is intended to educate the average and experienced user of what kinds of different security practices and standards exist. It will also cover how to manage security software and updates in order to be as protected as possible from all of the threats that they face.
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Table of Contents
1: Introduction to Security
2: History of Computer Security
3: Key Concepts and Principles
4: Access Controls
5: Information Systems Management
6:Application and Web Security
7: Malicious Software and Anti-Virus Software
9: Understanding Networks
11: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
12: Virtual Private Networks
13: Data Backups & Cloud Computing
14: Physical Security and Biometrics
15: Social Engineering
16. Current Trends in Information Security