Computer Security: Protecting Digital Resources

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jun 23, 2009 - Computers - 453 pages
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Today, society is faced with numerous internet schemes, fraudulent scams, and means of identity theft that threaten our safety and our peace of mind. Computer Security: Protecting Digital Resources provides a broad approach to computer-related crime, electronic commerce, corporate networking, and Internet security, topics that have become increasingly important as more and more threats are made on our internet environment. This book is oriented toward the average computer user, business professional, government worker, and those within the education community, with the expectation that readers can learn to use the network with some degree of safety and security. The author places emphasis on the numerous vulnerabilities and threats that are inherent in the Internet environment. Efforts are made to present techniques and suggestions to avoid identity theft and fraud. Readers will gain a clear insight into the many security issues facing the e-commerce, networking, web, and internet environments, as well as what can be done to keep personal and business information secure.

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Robert C. Newman earned the Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cornell University an M.Div. from Faith Theological Seminary, and an S.T.M. from Biblical Theological Seminary. He is emeritus professor of New Testament and Christian Evidences at Biblical Theological Seminary and director of the Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute. Newman has also been national president of the Evangelical Theological Society (1996). He is a fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation, for which he formerly chaired the commission on creation. He is coauthor with Herman Eckelmann ofGenesis One and the Origin of the Earth (InterVarsity Press). Newman is an expert in Christian apologetics, especially at rebutting arguments that claim to show the incompatibility of Christian faith with science.

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