Cybersecurity Essentials
ISBN: 1119362393
EAN13: 9781119362395
Language: English
Publication Date: August 21, 2017
Pages: 450
Weight: 1.47 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
An accessible introduction to cybersecurity concepts and practices Cybersecurity Essentials provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, with expert coverage of essential topics required for entry-level cybersecurity certifications. An effective defense consists of four distinct challenges: securing the infrastructure, securing devices, securing local networks, and securing the perimeter. Overcoming these challenges requires a detailed understanding of the concepts and practices within each realm. This book covers each challenge individually for greater depth of information, with real-world scenarios that show what vulnerabilities look like in everyday computing scenarios. Each part concludes with a summary of key concepts, review questions, and hands-on exercises, allowing you to test your understanding while exercising your new critical skills. Cybersecurity jobs range from basic configuration to advanced systems analysis and defense assessment. This book provides the foundational information you need to understand the basics of the field, identify your place within it, and start down the security certification path. Learn security and surveillance fundamentals Secure and protect remote access and devices Understand network topologies, protocols, and strategies Identify threats and mount an effective defense Cybersecurity Essentials gives you the building blocks for an entry level security certification and provides a foundation of cybersecurity knowledge
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover An easy-to-use and comprehensive introduction to cybersecurity Cybersecurity Essentials provides a comprehensive introduction, with expert coverage of essential topics required for entry-level cybersecurity certifications. It covers the four distinct challenges of creating an effective cybersecurity defense: securing the infrastructure, securing devices, securing local networks, and securing the perimeter. The authors--noted security experts--summarize the fundamental concepts of each challenge and include real-world scenarios that show how these vulnerabilities look in everyday computing. The text offers a summary of the key concepts, review questions, and hands-on exercises designed to help assess an understanding of key concepts. Learn these fundamentals of security infrastructure--and more: Basic security and surveillance systems Intrusion detection and reporting systems Local host security Securing devices Protecting the inner perimeter Protecting remote access Local network Security Network topologies and protocols This Essentials book features: Chapter-opening learning objectives Essentials and Beyond--summaries and additional suggested exercises Hands-on exercises