Fighting Computer Crime: A New Framework for Protecting Information

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Wiley, Sep 10, 1998 - Computers - 528 pages
Who are the cybercriminals and what can we do to stop them? From the #1 cybercrime expert, a revolutionary new approach to . Fighting Computer Crime A top computer crime expert explains why current computer security methods fall dangerously short of the mark and what we can do to fix them. Based on his 30 years as a cybercrime fighter, during which he interviewed more than 200 perpetrators and their victims, Donn B. Parker provides valuable technical insight about the means cybercriminals employ, as well as penetrating psychological insights into their criminal behavior and motivations. Using many riveting real-life crime stories to illustrate his points, he reveals:
* Who your greatest security threats really are (be prepared for some surprises!)
* Why employees undergoing divorce can be your organization's greatest computer security risk
* How to overcome cyberterrorists who will employ any high-tech or low-tech means necessary to crash your systems.
* Effective countermeasures for each threat covered in the book
* How to neutralize even the most powerful cybercrime scheme attempts
* Why and how the incorrect, incomplete, inarticulate security folk art must be revitalized

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Obsoleting the common three elements of security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability, the fundamentals of his new framework of information security are availability, utility, integrity ... Read full review

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DONN B. PARKER has written numerous books and articles on computer crime. The world's most listened-to cybercrime expert, he has been featured in articles appearing in newspapers and magazines ranging from PC Magazine to People and has appeared on 60 Minutes, 20/20, and Nova.

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