Cyber Security Essentials


The sophisticated methods used in recent high-profile cyber incidents have driven many to need to understand how such security issues work. Demystifying the complexity often associated with information assurance, Cyber Security Essentials provides a clear understanding of the concepts behind prevalent threats, tactics, and procedures.

To accomplish this, the team of security professionals from VeriSign’s iDefense® Security Intelligence Services supply an extensive review of the computer security landscape. Although the text is accessible to those new to cyber security, its comprehensive nature makes it ideal for experts who need to explain how computer security works to non-technical staff. Providing a fundamental understanding of the theory behind the key issues impacting cyber security, the book:

  • Covers attacker methods and motivations, exploitation trends, malicious code techniques, and the latest threat vectors
  • Addresses more than 75 key security concepts in a series of concise, well-illustrated summaries designed for most levels of technical understanding
  • Supplies actionable advice for the mitigation of threats
  • Breaks down the code used to write exploits into understandable diagrams

This book is not about the latest attack trends or botnets. It’s about the reasons why these problems continue to plague us. By better understanding the logic presented in these pages, readers will be prepared to transition to a career in the growing field of cyber security and enable proactive responses to the threats and attacks on the horizon.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 341 pages
  • Publisher: Auerbach Publications (December 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781439851234
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439851234
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8 Responses

  1. duardo25 says:

    Hello – please check the link as it appears to point to a previous posting for the 3D Art Essentials book – thanks!

  2. lazydazy567 says:

    Name : Cyber Security Essentials
    Link : Focal.Press.3D.Art.Essentials.Apr.2011

    What is this?????????

  3. torkamani says:

    Hi Wow,
    The link address is wrong. It refer to different book.

    Regards,

  4. mode80 says:

    Link is incorrect?

  5. massiveattack says:

    hey man, these links are from 3D art Essentials. Could you please fix this?

    Thanks and congratulations for this excellent blog!

  6. Wow! says:

    I’m sorry for my mistake.
    I typed incorrect file id.

    Thank all of you for comment 🙂

  7. lazydazy567 says:

    Wow!,
    No problem WOW it’s my duty

  8. duardo25 says:

    Wow!,
    No worries – appreciate that you fixed the link. I really appreciate your efforts with this Blog – many thanks! With more of a need for self IT education, and lack of funds – this makes life much easier in these times.

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