Advances in Cyber Security: technology, operations, and experiences by D. Frank Hsu (Editor); Dorothy Marinucci (Editor)As you read this, your computer is in jeopardy of being hacked and your identity being stolen. Read this book to protect yourselves from this threat. The world's foremost cyber security experts, from Ruby Lee, Ph.D., the Forrest G. Hamrick professor of engineering and Director of the Princeton Architecture Laboratory for Multimedia and Security (PALMS) at Princeton University; to Nick Mankovich, Chief Information Security Officer of Royal Philips Electronics; to FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III; to Special Assistant to the President Howard A. Schmidt, share critical practical knowledge on how the cyberspace ecosystem is structured, how it functions, and what we can do to protect it and ourselves from attack and exploitation. The proliferation of social networking and advancement of information technology provide endless benefits in our living and working environments. However, these benefits also bring horrors in various forms of cyber threats and exploitations. Advances in Cyber Security collects the wisdom of cyber security professionals and practitioners from government, academia, and industry across national and international boundaries to provide ways and means to secure and sustain the cyberspace ecosystem. Readers are given a first-hand look at critical intelligence on cybercrime and security--including details of real-life operations. The vast, useful knowledge and experience shared in this essential new volume enables cyber citizens and cyber professionals alike to conceive novel ideas and construct feasible and practical solutions for defending against all kinds of adversaries and attacks. Among the many important topics covered in this collection are building a secure cyberspace ecosystem; public-private partnership to secure cyberspace; operation and law enforcement to protect our cyber citizens and to safeguard our cyber infrastructure; and strategy and policy issues to secure and sustain our cyber ecosystem.
Call Number: TK5105.875.I57 A343 2013
Publication Date: 2013-04
Cyber Security Culture: counteracting cyber threats through organizational learning and training by Peter Trim; David UptonFocusing on countermeasures against orchestrated cyber-attacks, Cyber Security Culture is research-based and reinforced with insights from experts who do not normally release information into the public arena. It will enable managers in industry and government to understand how organizational learning and training can be utilized to develop a culture that protects an organization from attacks. The authors provide information to help managers form policy and procedures, to undertake scenario-based planning and arrange appropriate training interventions, such as table top exercises.Although the work is embedded in a theoretical framework, non-technical staff will find the book accessible and it links firmly with areas beyond ICT, such as human resource management. This book will interest Government officials, policy advisors, law enforcement officers and senior managers within companies, as well as academics and students in a range of disciplines including management and computer science. The knowledge provided will appeal to an international audience.
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2013
What Every Engineer Should Know about Cyber Security and Digital Forensics by Joanna F. DeFrancoMost organizations place a high priority on keeping data secure, but not every organization invests in training its engineers or employees in understanding the security risks involved when using or developing technology. Designed for the non-security professional, What Every Engineer Should Know About Cyber Security and Digital Forensics is an overview of the field of cyber security. Exploring the cyber security topics that every engineer should understand, the book discusses: Network security Personal data security Cloud computing Mobile computing Preparing for an incident Incident response Evidence handling Internet usage Law and compliance Security and forensic certifications Application of the concepts is demonstrated through short case studies of real-world incidents chronologically delineating related events. The book also discusses certifications and reference manuals in the area of cyber security and digital forensics. By mastering the principles in this volume, engineering professionals will not only better understand how to mitigate the risk of security incidents and keep their data secure, but also understand how to break into this expanding profession.
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2013
Hacking Happiness: why your personal data counts and how tracking it can change the world by John C. HavensI sync, therefore I am. In Hacking H(app)iness, futurist and Mashable contributing writer John C. Havens introduces you to your 'quantified self' - your digital identity, represented by gigabytes of data produced from tracking your activities on your smartphone and computer. Havens argues that megacorporations such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon gather this data for its immense economic value, encouraging a culture of 'sharing' as they hoard the information based on our lives for private monetary gain. But there's an alternative to this digital dystopia. Emerging technologies will help us reclaim this valuable data for ourselves, so we can directly profit from the insights linked to our quantified selves. At the same time, sensors in smartphones and wearable devices will help us track our emotions to improve our well-being based on the science of positive psychology. Havens proposes that these trends will lead to new economic policies that redefine the meaning of wealth, and thus allow governments to create policy focused on purpose rather than productivity. An issues book highlighting the benefits of an examined life in the digital world, this timely work takes the trepidation out of the technological renaissance and illustrates how the fruits of the Information Age can improve our lives for a happier humanity.
Call Number: HM846 .H38 2014
Publication Date: 2014
The references below are provided by the National Academy of Engineering. See whether you can find them in the library either in the digital or the print format.
Harrison, K. et al., “Security Through Uncertainty,” Network Security (February 2007), pp. 4-7.
Wulf, W.A. and Anita K. Jones, “Cybersecurity,” The Bridge 32 (Spring 2002), pp. 41-45.
President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee, “Cyber Security: A Crisis of Prioritization” (February 2005).
National Research Council, Cybersecurity Today and Tomorrow: Pay Now or Pay Later (Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2002).
National Research Council, Toward a Safer and More Secure Cyberspace, eds. Seymour E. Goodman and Herbert S. Lin (Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2007).
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