Cybersecurity: A Business Solution is a concise guide to managing cybersecurity from a business perspective, written specifically for the leaders of small and medium businesses. In this book you will find a step-by-step approach to managing the financial impact of cybersecurity. The strategy provides the knowledge you need to steer technical experts toward solutions that fit your organization’s business mission. The book also covers common pitfalls that lead to a false sense of security. And, to help offset the cost of higher security, it explains how you can leverage investments in cybersecurity to capture market share and realize more profits.
The book’s companion material also includes an executive guide to The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. It offers a business level overview of the following key terms and concepts, which are central to managing its adoption.TiersProfilesFunctionsInformative References
Rob Arnold’s passion for computers and technology began when he was a teenager, on computers that predated the modern IBM PC. If you were around in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you may recall names like Commodore, Timex-Sinclair, and Tandy. Rob experienced them all and, like every modern-day teenage boy, he wanted to play video games. While he could not afford the luxury of a lot of games, he did not let that be an obstacle. Instead, he taught himself how to write his own games. These early forays into the world of computing lit a passion that would later define his career. But even before turning his passion into a profession, Rob had his first experience with modern computer security issues. While in college, he was helping his professor manage a small fleet of computers when he discovered a flaw that made brute-force password attacks way too easy for remote hackers. Changing the default installation for the software involved solved the issue and that became Rob’s first meaningful contribution to the software systems that underpin our modern Internet.
Cybersecurity could be defined as, beginning of the concept of trust and belief in cyber transactions. The era of computing began in the 20th century, with an enormous investment on computational research. Software programing languages were the foundational blocks of history of computing. Progressive research then led to networking, bringing about the formation of connectivity. Along with these creations, there was an accompanying factor of compromise on data privacy and hacking of data. This factor was the introduction to cybersecurity.
This book is primarily created for the objective of knowledge sharing and knowledge-enabling on the conceptual ideologies of cybersecurity. This book is aimed at students, early-career researchers, and also advanced researchers and professionals. The case studies described in the book create renewed knowledge on the innovations built on the applied theories of cybersecurity. These case studies focus on the financial markets and space technologies.
Managers and public officials are looking for technology and information governance solutions to "information leakage" in an understandable, concise format. Safeguarding Critical E-Documents provides a road map for corporations, governments, financial services firms, hospitals, law firms, universities and other organizations to safeguard their internal electronic documents and private communications.Provides practical, step-by-step guidance on protecting sensitive and confidential documents—even if they leave the organization electronically or on portable devices Presents a blueprint for corporations, governments, financial services firms, hospitals, law firms, universities and other organizations to safeguard internal electronic documents and private communications Offers a concise format for securing your organizations from information leakage
In light of the recent WikiLeaks revelations, governments and businesses have heightened awareness of the vulnerability of confidential internal documents and communications. Timely and relevant, Safeguarding Critical E-Documents shows how to keep internal documents from getting into the wrong hands and weakening your competitive position, or possible damaging your organization's reputation and leading to costly investigations.
The current security job market has become increasingly difficult to navigate for hiring managers and candidates alike. Many roles globally, sit vacant for months and the uncertainty this can cause for CIOs, on top of their mounting workload, is difficult to address and causes increased risk for the organisation.
This book provides a step-by-step framework to address the challenges of finding and retaining cyber security leaders. Guiding CIOs and their peers through the establishment of a Security Agenda, this straightforward framework doesn't end at contract signing. From establishing non-negotiable traits to ensuring the new leader effectively transitions into the role, The Secure CIO removes the burden of hiring a cyber security leader.
Written by respected information security blogger, Claire Pales, this book is for any CIO leading security staff - whether currently hiring or still considering the best way to address cyber risk in an organisation.
The book describes the intersection of the various communication technologies that make up UC, including Voice over IP (VoIP), instant message (IM), and other collaboration technologies. There are seven chapters that focus on the following: attacks against the UC ecosystem and UC endpoints; eavesdropping and modification attacks; control channel attacks; attacks on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunks and public switched telephone network (PSTN) interconnection; attacks on identity; and attacks against distributed systems. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the threat along with some examples of the problem. This is followed by discussions of the anatomy, dangers, and future outlook of the threat as well as specific strategies on how to defend systems against the threat. The discussions of each threat are also organized around the themes of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
This book will be of interest to information security professionals of all levels as well as recreational hackers.Knowledge is power, find out about the most dominant attacks currently waging war on computers and networks globallyDiscover the best ways to defend against these vicious attacks; step-by-step instruction shows you howInstitute countermeasures, don’t be caught defenseless again, and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable
In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.
Foreword by Steven Pinker
Blending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our world—provided we ask the right questions.
By the end of an average day in the early twenty-first century, human beings searching the internet will amass eight trillion gigabytes of data. This staggering amount of information—unprecedented in history—can tell us a great deal about who we are—the fears, desires, and behaviors that drive us, and the conscious and unconscious decisions we make. From the profound to the mundane, we can gain astonishing knowledge about the human psyche that less than twenty years ago, seemed unfathomable.
Everybody Lies offers fascinating, surprising, and sometimes laugh-out-loud insights into everything from economics to ethics to sports to race to sex, gender and more, all drawn from the world of big data. What percentage of white voters didn’t vote for Barack Obama because he’s black? Does where you go to school effect how successful you are in life? Do parents secretly favor boy children over girls? Do violent films affect the crime rate? Can you beat the stock market? How regularly do we lie about our sex lives and who’s more self-conscious about sex, men or women?
Investigating these questions and a host of others, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz offers revelations that can help us understand ourselves and our lives better. Drawing on studies and experiments on how we really live and think, he demonstrates in fascinating and often funny ways the extent to which all the world is indeed a lab. With conclusions ranging from strange-but-true to thought-provoking to disturbing, he explores the power of this digital truth serum and its deeper potential—revealing biases deeply embedded within us, information we can use to change our culture, and the questions we’re afraid to ask that might be essential to our health—both emotional and physical. All of us are touched by big data everyday, and its influence is multiplying. Everybody Lies challenges us to think differently about how we see it and the world.