Security in Computing
The New State-of-the-Art in Information Security: Now Covers the Economics of Cyber Security and the Intersection of Privacy and Information Security
For years, IT and security professionals and students have turned to Security in Computing as the definitive guide to information about computer security attacks and countermeasures. In their new fourth edition, Charles P. Pfleeger and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger have thoroughly updated their classic guide to reflect today's newest technologies, standards, and trends.
The authors first introduce the core concepts and vocabulary of computer security, including attacks and controls. Next, the authors systematically identify and assess threats now facing programs, operating systems, database systems, and networks. For each threat, they offer best-practice responses.
Security in Computing, Fourth Edition , goes beyond technology, covering crucial management issues faced in protecting infrastructure and information. This edition contains an all-new chapter on the economics of cybersecurity, explaining ways to make a business case for security investments. Another new chapter addresses privacy--from data mining and identity theft, to RFID and e-voting.
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Review: Security in ComputingUser Review - Alex Trimm - Goodreads
Good for what it is, which is entirely non-technical. If you're a middle-manager, have at it. Read full review
Review: Security in ComputingUser Review - Joecolelife - Goodreads
It's easy to find security books that will tell you how to break or secure a system. But there's not an abundance of books that go into the foundational information in great depth. This one does just ... Read full review
Chapter 1 Is There a Security Problem in Computing?
Chapter 2 Elementary Cryptography
Chapter 3 Program Security
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