By David Salomon (auth.)
As our society grows ever extra reliant on pcs, so it additionally turns into extra at risk of computing device crime. Cyber assaults were plaguing machine clients because the Eighties, and machine safety specialists are predicting that shrewdpermanent phones and different cellular units also will turn into the ambitions of cyber safeguard threats within the future.
Developed from the author's hugely winning Springer textual content, Foundations of desktop Security, this obtainable, broad-ranging, and flexible textbook has been totally up-to-date and better with assets for college kids, teachers, or even these stimulated to self-study in this topic.
Topics and features:
- Examines the actual safeguard of desktop undefined, networks, and electronic data
- Introduces different sorts of rogue software program (or malware), discusses tools for combating and protecting opposed to them, and punctiliously describes a variety of viruses, worms and Trojans in detail
- Provides various routines and examples through the textual content, as well as a thesaurus of phrases utilized in the book
- Investigates the real threats to community safety, and explores the well timed topics of authentication, spy ware, and identification theft
- Discusses key concerns approximately privateness and belief within the on-line international, together with kid's privateness and safety
- Includes valuable appendices which debate the definition, that means, and historical past of the time period "hacker"; introduce the language of "l33t Speak;" and supply an in depth virus timeline
- Supplies extra assets on the linked web site: http://www.DavidSalomon.name/, together with an advent to cryptography, and solutions to the exercises
Clearly and engagingly written, this concise textbook is a perfect source for undergraduate sessions on laptop defense, in addition to a great reference for somebody wanting to extend their defense wisdom. The e-book is usually non-mathematical, and is acceptable for a person conversant in the elemental techniques of desktops and computations.
David Salomon is a professor emeritus of machine technology at California nation college, Northridge. He has authored quite a few articles and Springer books, together with Handbook of information Compression, A Concise advent to information Compression, Variable-length Codes for facts Compression, Transformations and Projections in computing device Graphics, Curves and Surfaces for laptop Graphics, Coding for facts and computing device Communications, Data privateness and Security, and A consultant to info Compression Methods.