eBook Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, 1st Edition

  • Bradley Steffens
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822508
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822500
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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In one year, computer hackers launched more than 600 million attacks, accessed the records of 1.5 billion people, and cost consumers and businesses billions of dollars in stolen funds and damaged data. Computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop the hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Great Engineering Achievements.
Introduction: A Growing Concern.
1: Current Status: Layers of Cybersecurity Defense.
2: Problems: Weaknesses Exploited by Hackers.
3: Solutions: Strengthening Personal Identification.
4: Solutions: Improving Network Security.
Source Notes.
Find Out More.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.