Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operation, and Experiences

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D. Frank Hsu, Dorothy Marinucci
Fordham Univ Press, 2013 - Computers - 257 pages
As you read this, your computer is in jeopardy of being hacked and your identity being stolen. Read this book to protect yourselves from this threat.The world's foremost cyber security experts, from Ruby Lee, Ph.D., the Forrest G. Hamrick professor of engineering and Director of the Princeton Architecture Laboratory for Multimedia and Security (PALMS) at Princeton University; to Nick Mankovich, Chief Information Security Officer of Royal Philips Electronics; to FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III; to Special Assistant to the President Howard A. Schmidt, share critical practical knowledge on how the cyberspace ecosystem is structured, how it functions, and what we can do to protect it and ourselves fromattack and exploitation.The proliferation of social networking and advancement of information technology provide endless benefits in our living and working environments. However, these benefits also bring horrors in various forms of cyber threats andexploitations. Advances in Cyber Security collects the wisdom of cyber security professionals and practitioners from government, academia, and industry across national and international boundaries to provide ways and means to secure and sustain the cyberspace ecosystem. Readers are given a first-hand look at critical intelligence on cybercrime and security--including details of real-life operations. The vast, useful knowledge and experience shared in this essential new volume enables cyber citizens and cyber professionals alike to conceive novel ideasand construct feasible and practical solutions for defending against all kinds of adversaries and attacks.Among the many important topics covered in this collection are building a secure cyberspace ecosystem; public-private partnership to secure cyberspace; operation and law enforcement to protect our cyber citizens and to safeguard our cyber infrastructure; and strategy and policy issues to secure and sustain our cyber ecosystem.
 

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Contents

Improving Cyber Security
37
Practical Vulnerabilities of the Tor Anonymity Network
60
Defending Software Systems against Cyber Attacks
74
Internet Exchange
90
Uses and Limitations of Online Anonymity
109
Cyber Security
121
Partners in Cybercrime
146
Computer Forensics from a Law Enforcement Perspective
188
Computer Crime Incidents and Responses in
200
Information Technology for a Safe and Secure
207
PublicPrivate Partnerships Changing the World
221
Safeguarding Our Cyberspace
235
Securing Our Cyber Ecosystem
241
Index
251
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D. Frank Hsu, Ph.D., is the Clavius Distinguished Professor of Science and Director of Fordham Laboratory of Informatics and Data Mining, Department of Computer and Information Science, Fordham University.

Dorothy Marinucci holds a B.A. and M.A. in international political economy and development from Fordham University. She is the Executive Assistant to the President, Fordham University.

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