Getting a Networking Job For Dummies

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Everything you need to start your career in computernetworking

Looking to land that computer networking position? Look nofurther! Getting a Networking Job For Dummies offers all thetools and step-by-step guidance you need to stand out from thecrowd, get your foot in the door, and secure a job in thisfast-growing sector. In no time, you'll get a handle on networkingroles, necessary education, training, and certifications, ways tobrand yourself for your dream career, and so much more.

These days, computer networking can be a complicated industry,and knowing what you need to do to make yourself an attractivecandidate for a coveted networking position can make all thedifference. Luckily, Getting a Networking Job For Dummiesarms you with everything you need to be one step ahead of the game.Humorous, practical, and packed with authoritative information,this down-to-earth guide is your go-to handbook for scoring thatsought-after computer networking position!

  • Find the right organization for you
  • Write a winning resume that gets attention
  • Answer difficult interview questions with confidence
  • Identify required certifications to get the job you want

If you're a prospective computer networking employee looking topresent yourself as a strong, competitive candidate in the computernetworking market, this hands-on guide sets you up for success.

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About the author

Peter H. Gregory is a career technologist, IT architect, university instructor, and the author of over thirty books on security and emerging technology.Bill Hughes is a marketing strategy executive with over two decades of experience in sales, strategic marketing, and business development.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Apr 24, 2015
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Get prepared for your Information Security job search!

Do you want to equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to succeed in the Information Security job market? If so, you've come to the right place. Packed with the latest and most effective strategies for landing a lucrative job in this popular and quickly-growing field, Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies provides no-nonsense guidance on everything you need to get ahead of the competition and launch yourself into your dream job as an Information Security (IS) guru. Inside, you'll discover the fascinating history, projected future, and current applications/issues in the IS field. Next, you'll get up to speed on the general educational concepts you'll be exposed to while earning your analyst certification and the technical requirements for obtaining an IS position. Finally, learn how to set yourself up for job hunting success with trusted and supportive guidance on creating a winning resume, gaining attention with your cover letter, following up after an initial interview, and much more.
Covers the certifications needed for various jobs in the Information Security fieldOffers guidance on writing an attention-getting resumeProvides access to helpful videos, along with other online bonus materialsOffers advice on branding yourself and securing your future in Information SecurityIf you're a student, recent graduate, or professional looking to break into the field of Information Security, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.
The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of thelow-tech threats to high-tech security
Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form oneof the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawneddozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since hisrelease from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his lifearound and established himself as one of the most sought-aftercomputer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception,the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the oldadage, "It takes a thief to catch a thief."
Focusing on the human factors involved with information security,Mitnick explains why all the firewalls and encryption protocols inthe world will never be enough to stop a savvy grifter intent onrifling a corporate database or an irate employee determined tocrash a system. With the help of many fascinating true stories ofsuccessful attacks on business and government, he illustrates justhow susceptible even the most locked-down information systems areto a slick con artist impersonating an IRS agent. Narrating fromthe points of view of both the attacker and the victims, heexplains why each attack was so successful and how it could havebeen prevented in an engaging and highly readable style reminiscentof a true-crime novel. And, perhaps most importantly, Mitnickoffers advice for preventing these types of social engineeringhacks through security protocols, training programs, and manualsthat address the human element of security.
Computer viruses—just the thought of your trusty PC catchingone is probably enough to make you sick. Thanks to thecyber-sickies who persist in coming up with new strains,there’s a major new cyberattack nearly every day. Virusessneak in, usually through e-mail.

Fortunately, there are ways to inoculate and protect yourcomputer. Computer Viruses For Dummies helps you:

Understand the risks and analyze your PC’s currentconditionSelect, install, and configure antivirus softwareScan your computer and e-mailRid your computer of viruses it’s already caughtUpdate antivirus software and install security patchesUse firewalls and spyware blockersProtect handheld PDAs from virusesAdopt safe computing practices, especially with e-mail and whenyou’re surfing the Net

Written by Peter H. Gregory, coauthor of CISSP ForDummies and Security + For Dummies, Computer VirusesFor Dummies goes beyond viruses to explain other nasty computerinfections like Trojan horses, HiJackers, worms, phishing scams,spyware, and hoaxes. It also profiles major antivirus software tohelp you choose the best program(s) for your needs.

Remember, if you don’t protect your computer, not only doyou risk having your computer infiltrated and your datacontaminated, you risk unknowingly transmitting a virus, worm, orother foul computer germ to everybody in your address book! Thisguide will help you properly immunize your PC with antivirussoftware now and install updates and security patches that are likebooster shots to keep your software protected against newviruses.

YouTube is the world’s largest video sharing website. It was created in 2005 and was taken over by Google in 2006. Beginning in 2008, YouTube started a Korean language service. 

People around the world have access to enjoy YouTube with the exception of a few countries including China. There are three main components that constitute the YouTube ecosystem: the users who are the members of the YouTube communities and the consumers of YouTube videos; the creators who produce videos; and the advertisers who make the money flow within the YouTube ecosystem.

YouTube is open to anybody who wants to create and upload videos, and all users are equally eligible to become creators. YouTube is operating the YouTube partnership program to encourage users to become creators of videos.

This is YouTube reference book proofread by the person who is currently in charge of the YouTube partnership program. 

This book explains everything that you need to know about YouTube if you want to become a creator and manage your own channel; how to sign up to become a YouTuber; how to upload videos; how to manage your channel; how to monetize YouTube videos; and the knowhow to generate more profits. All lessons about basic YouTube features are accompanied by “Follow These Simple Steps,” where you are encouraged to practice what you have learned. 

The book also includes a “Special Page” section, where some of the popular YouTube channels are introduced by different categories, in addition to ways on how to use YouTube to promote businesses and to protect your copyrights.

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