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Computer and Internet Security Books

Hacking For Dummies, 6th Edition
Hacking For Dummies, 6th Edition
by Kevin Beaver

Stop hackers before they hack you!  In order to outsmart a would-be hacker, you need to get into the hacker’s mindset. And with this book, thinking like a bad guy has never been easier. In Hacking For Dummies, expert author Kevin Beaver shares his knowledge on penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security best practices, and every aspect of ethical hacking that is essential in order to stop a hacker in their tracks. Whether you’re worried about your laptop, smartphone ...
Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition
Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Kevin Beaver

Learn to hack your own system to protect against malicious attacks from outside Is hacking something left up to the bad guys? Certainly not! Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition is a fully updated resource that guides you in hacking your system to better protect your network against malicious attacks. This revised text helps you recognize any vulnerabilities that are lurking in your system, allowing you to fix them before someone else finds them. Penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, secur ...
Passwords and Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies
Passwords and Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies
by Ryan C. Williams

Keep track of your passwords and learn how to make them better You have dozens of passwords for dozens of uses, and it seems every account has different password requirements. How can you keep them all straight while keeping them secure? This ingenious little book solves the problem! It's more than just a logbook; it's loaded with advice on creating effective passwords, maintaining your privacy on Facebook and Twitter, protecting your financial records, using online "netiquette", and much more. ...
Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition
Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition
by Kevin Beaver

Updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux The best way to stay safe online is to stop hackers before they attack - first, by understanding their thinking and second, by ethically hacking your own site to measure the effectiveness of your security. This practical, top-selling guide will help you do both. Fully updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux, Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition explores the malicious hacker's mindset and helps you develop an ethical hacking plan (al ...
e-Discovery For Dummies
e-Discovery For Dummies
by Carol Pollard, Ian Redpath

Discover the process of e-discovery and put good practices in place. Electronic information involved in a lawsuit requires a completely different process for management and archiving than paper information. With the recent change to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure making all lawsuits subject to e-discovery as soon as they are filed, it is more important than ever to make sure that good e-discovery practices are in place. e-Discovery For Dummies is an ideal beginner resource for anyone looking t ...
Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Thomas C. Hammergren

Data warehousing is one of the hottest business topics, and there’s more to understanding data warehousing technologies than you might think. Find out the basics of data warehousing and how it facilitates data mining and business intelligence with Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition. Data is probably your company’s most important asset, so your data warehouse should serve your needs. The fully updated Second Edition of Data Warehousing For Dummies helps you understand, develop, ...
Computer Forensics For Dummies
Computer Forensics For Dummies
by Carol Pollard, Reynaldo Anzaldua

Uncover a digital trail of e-evidence by using the helpful, easy-to-understand information in Computer Forensics For Dummies! Professional and armchair investigators alike can learn the basics of computer forensics, from digging out electronic evidence to solving the case. You won’t need a computer science degree to master e-discovery. Find and filter data in mobile devices, e-mail, and other Web-based technologies. You’ll learn all about e-mail and Web-based forensics, mobile forens ...
Hacking For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Hacking For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Kevin Beaver, Stuart McClure

Are you worried about external hackers and rogue insiders breaking into your systems? Whether it’s social engineering, network infrastructure attacks, or application hacking, security breaches in your systems can devastate your business or personal life. In order to counter these cyber bad guys, you must become a hacker yourself—an ethical hacker. Hacking for Dummies shows you just how vulnerable your systems are to attackers. It shows you how to find your weak spots and perform pene ...
Hacking Wireless Networks For Dummies
Hacking Wireless Networks For Dummies
by Kevin Beaver, Peter T. Davis, Devin K. Akin

Become a cyber-hero - know the common wireless weaknesses "Reading a book like this one is a worthy endeavor toward becoming an experienced wireless security professional." --Devin Akin - CTO, The Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program Wireless networks are so convenient - not only for you, but also for those nefarious types who'd like to invade them. The only way to know if your system can be penetrated is to simulate an attack. This book shows you how, along with how to strengt ...
Computer Viruses For Dummies
Computer Viruses For Dummies
by Peter H. Gregory

Computer viruses—just the thought of your trusty PC catching one is probably enough to make you sick. Thanks to the cyber-sickies who persist in coming up with new strains, there’s a major new cyberattack nearly every day. Viruses sneak in, usually through e-mail. Fortunately, there are ways to inoculate and protect your computer. Computer Viruses For Dummies helps you: Understand the risks and analyze your PC’s current condition Select, install, and configure antivirus softwar ...
Preventing Identity Theft For Dummies
Preventing Identity Theft For Dummies
by Michael J. Arata, Jr.

Twenty-seven million Americans have been victims of identity theft in the last five years and the total cost of identity theft approaches $48 billion per year (total costs to businesses are $43 billion and the direct cost to consumers is $5 billion) These staggering statistics have prompted security consultant Michael Arata to provide readers with the resources they need to guard themselves against identity theft In this valuable book, Arata offers easy-to-follow, straightforward advice on unde ...
Hacking For Dummies
Hacking For Dummies
by Kevin Beaver, Stuart McClure

While you’re reading this, a hacker could be prying and spying his way into your company’s IT systems, sabotaging your operations, stealing confidential information, shutting down your Web site, or wreaking havoc in other diabolical ways. Hackers For Dummies helps you hack into a hacker’s mindset and take security precautions to help you avoid a hack attack. It outlines computer hacker tricks and techniques you can use to assess the security of your own information systems, fin ...
Cryptography For Dummies
Cryptography For Dummies
by Chey Cobb

Cryptography is the most effective way to achieve data security and is essential to e-commerce activities such as online shopping, stock trading, and banking This invaluable introduction to the basics of encryption covers everything from the terminology used in the field to specific technologies to the pros and cons of different implementations Discusses specific technologies that incorporate cryptography in their design, such as authentication methods, wireless encryption, e-commerce, and smar ...
Firewalls For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Firewalls For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Brian Komar, Ronald Beekelaar, Joern Wettern

What an amazing world we live in! Almost anything you can imagine can be researched, compared, admired, studied, and in many cases, bought, with the click of a mouse. The Internet has changed our lives, putting a world of opportunity before us. Unfortunately, it has also put a world of opportunity into the hands of those whose motives are less than honorable. A firewall, a piece of software or hardware that erects a barrier between your computer and those who might like to invade it, is one solu ...
Network Security For Dummies
Network Security For Dummies
by Chey Cobb

CNN is reporting that a vicious new virus is wreaking havoc on the world’s computer networks. Somebody’s hacked one of your favorite Web sites and stolen thousands of credit card numbers. The FBI just released a new report on computer crime that’s got you shaking in your boots. The experts will tell you that keeping your network safe from the cyber-wolves howling after your assets is complicated, expensive, and best left to them. But the truth is, anybody with a working knowled ...
Internet Privacy For Dummies
Internet Privacy For Dummies
by John R. Levine, Ray Everett-Church, Greg Stebben, David Lawrence

* Covers the essentials: An individual Internet user needs to know to help maintain personal privacy. Topics include securing a PC and Internet connection, knowing the risks of releasing personal information, cutting back on spam and other e-mail nuisances, and dealing with personal privacy away from the computer. * Covers the enhanced features of the latest releases of Internet filtering software and privacy tools. * Series features: The...For Dummies series has always been popular with new Int ...