The Cyber Attack Survival Manual

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-10-10
  • Publisher: Weldon Owen

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As we live more of our lives online and entrust personal information to the cloud, we need to be much more aware and proactive about protecting ourselves.  Are you safe from hackers? Cyber security expert Nick Selby says no. Your identity can be stolen, your car hacked to crash at will, and our power grid hijacked by international terrorists. But knowledge is power, and in this book, you get concrete, hands-on hints for fighting back, whether you’re a concerned parent or a top executive. 

With all the surrounding threats, what better person to prepare the public, than an internationally known cybersecurity expert? Nick Selby has worked for US intelligence and is currently a law-enforcement officer specializing in busting cybercriminals. He knows how these crimes happen and what to do to make your life safer, and in The Cyber Survival Manual he and a veritable brain trust of experts share the best techniques for everyone.

This must-have, fully illustrated guide to cyber space includes:

Everyday security How to keep your identity from being stolen, how to protect your kids, protect your cards and much more.

Global issues: the NSA, how hackers can crash your car, and is China really planning to crash Google?

Big Stories: Silk Road, Ashley Madison, FBI vs. Apple, WikiLeaks, BitCoins, and what they mean to individuals and society at large.

Crucial to surviving the worst the Internet can throw at you; The Cyber Survival Manual is the must-have book of the 21st century. Think you don’t need this book because “I have nothing to hide”? Selby shows you why you’re wrong and how lack of security can endanger your finances, your safety, and your reputation.

Author Biography


Nick Selby has nearly 20 years of cyber security and intelligence experience, and is a currently a police detective and cyber security consultant. He is the co-founder of StreetCred Software, Inc. which creates software and services that help police agencies, courts, and cities access, rank, understand, and use a vast range of data. He appears frequently in media including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, NPR,  and Fox News discussing online security, terrorism, and more. His latest book is In Context: Understanding Police Killings of Unarmed Civilians (CIAI/Calibre Press). Nick is also co-author of Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look at the Economics of Cybercrime (Syngress) and was technical editor of Investigating Internet Crimes (Syngress)

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