Cyber Security and IT Infrastructure Protection, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124200478
  • ISBN-13: 9780124200470
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 380 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book is a security practitioner's guide to today's most crucial issues in cyber security and IT infrastructure. It offers in-depth coverage of the theory, technology, and practice related to established technologies as well as recent advancements. It explores practical solutions to a range of cyber-physical and IT infrastructure protection issues. Composed of 11 chapters contributed by experts, this useful book covers disaster recovery, biometrics, homeland security, cyber warfare, cyber security, national infrastructure security, access controls, vulnerability assessments and audits, cryptography, and operational and organizational security. It contains an extensive glossary of security terms and acronyms. Written for instructors and students, this book includes methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques as well as questions and answers and the ability to implement practical solutions through real-life case studies. For example, the new format includes the following pedagogical elements: checklists to gauge understanding; chapter review questions/exercises and case studies; and ancillaries's that include a solutions manual, slide package, and figure files. This format will be attractive to universities and career schools as well as federal and state agencies, corporate security training programs, ASIS certification, etc.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
About the Editor.
1: Fault Tolerance and Resilience in Cloud Computing Environments.
2: Data Encryption.
3: Public Key Infrastructure.
4: Physical Security Essentials.
5: Disaster Recovery.
6: Biometrics.
7: Homeland Security.
8: Cyber Warfare.
9: System Security.
10: Securing the Infrastructure.
11: Access Controls.
12: Assessments and Audits.
13: Fundamentals of Cryptography.
14: Satellite Cyber Attack Search and Destroy.
15: Advanced Data Encryption.