Cybersecurity Essentials

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Aug 31, 2018
Product Number: EB00741651
Released: Nov 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119362456
Publisher: Sybex
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An accessible introduction to cybersecurity concepts and practices Cybersecurity Essentials provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, with expert coverage of essential topics required for entry-level cybersecurity certifications. An effective defense consists of four distinct challenges: securing the infrastructure, securing devices, securing local networks, and securing the perimeter. Overcoming these challenges requires a detailed understanding of the concepts and practices within each realm. This book covers each challenge individually for greater depth of information, with real-world scenarios that show what vulnerabilities look like in everyday computing scenarios. Each part concludes with a summary of key concepts, review questions, and hands-on exercises, allowing you to test your understanding while exercising your new critical skills. Cybersecurity jobs range from basic configuration to advanced systems analysis and defense assessment. This book provides the foundational information you need to understand the basics of the field, identify your place within it, and start down the security certification path. -Learn security and surveillance fundamentals -Secure and protect remote access and devices -Understand network topologies, protocols, and strategies -Identify threats and mount an effective defense Cybersecurity Essentials gives you the building blocks for an entry level security certification and provides a foundation of cybersecurity knowledge

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