9781435454149

Security Awareness Applying Practical Security in Your World

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    9781435454149

  • ISBN10:

    1435454146

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/3/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning Ptr
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Summary

Security Awareness is a successful, brief, non-technical introduction to computer security. With computer security concerns reaching into so many aspects of our daily lives, everyone who owns a home computer is at risk. This book covers all of the need-to-know information about staying secure including maintaining a secure environment and how to avoid security attacks. The book also compliments other Information Technology areas such as networking and certifications including CompTIA's Network+ and Security+ exams.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Security
Challenges of Securing Information
What Is Information Security?
Who Are the Attackers?
Attacks and Defenses
Desktop Security
Attacks on Desktop Computers
Desktop Defenses
Recovering from Attacks
Internet Security
How the Internet Works
Internet Attacks
Internet Defenses
Personal Security
Attacks on Personal Security
Personal Security Defenses
Wireless Network Security
How Networks WorkT
Attacks on Networks
Wireless Network Defenses
Enterprise Security And Ethics
Business Continuity
Security Policies
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