The speed of change in the world of cybersecurity is amazing. If you attend any meeting where cybersecurity is discussed, it can be like listening to a foreign language: blue team, black hat, metamorphic malware, steganography - What are these people talking about? This dictionary began life as the reference section at the back of 'Cybersecurity for Beginners' and has now taken on a life of its own, with hundreds of the primary cybersecurity terms defined. This book is designed to be a useful companion for anyone who wants to keep up on cybersecurity terms or confound others with their understanding. Finally, cybersecurity does not need to sound like a different language.
This book gathers the latest research results of scientists from different countries who have made essential contributions to the novel analysis of cyber security. Addressing open problems in the cyber world, the book consists of two parts. Part I focuses on cyber operations as a new tool in global security policy, while Part II focuses on new cyber security technologies when building cyber power capabilities. The topics discussed include strategic perspectives on cyber security and cyber warfare, cyber security implementation, strategic communication, trusted computing, password cracking, systems security and network security among others.
This book reports on the latest research and developments in the field of cybersecurity, giving a special emphasis on personal security and new methods for reducing human error and increasing cyber awareness, and innovative solutions for increasing the security of advanced Information Technology (IT) infrastructures. It covers a wealth of topics, including methods for human training, novel Cyber-Physical and Process-Control Systems, social, economic and behavioral aspects of the cyberspace, issues concerning the cyber security index, security metrics for enterprises, risk evaluation, and many others. Based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors in Cybersecurity, held on July 27-31, 2016, in Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA, this book not only presents innovative cybersecurity technologies, but also discusses emerging threats, current gaps in the available systems and future challenges that may be coped with through the help of human factors research.
Author: Anne Kohnke
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2016-03-30
Genre: Business & Economics
The Complete Guide to Cybersecurity Risks and Controls presents the fundamental concepts of information and communication technology (ICT) governance and control. In this book, you will learn how to create a working, practical control structure that will ensure the ongoing, day-to-day trustworthiness of ICT systems and data. The book explains how to establish systematic control functions and timely reporting procedures within a standard organizational framework and how to build auditable trust into the routine assurance of ICT operations. The book is based on the belief that ICT operation is a strategic governance issue rather than a technical concern. With the exponential growth of security breaches and the increasing dependency on external business partners to achieve organizational success, the effective use of ICT governance and enterprise-wide frameworks to guide the implementation of integrated security controls are critical in order to mitigate data theft. Surprisingly, many organizations do not have formal processes or policies to protect their assets from internal or external threats. The ICT governance and control process establishes a complete and correct set of managerial and technical control behaviors that ensures reliable monitoring and control of ICT operations. The body of knowledge for doing that is explained in this text. This body of knowledge process applies to all operational aspects of ICT responsibilities ranging from upper management policy making and planning, all the way down to basic technology operation.
Any everyday person can protect themselves from the majority of online cybercrime using this inexpensive, accessible, concise and jargon free set of online security guidance. If you want to substantially and rapidly improve your online security to a level that will reduce most of your cybercrime risk - this is the book for you.
Author: Andrej Savin
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release Date: 2013-01-01
This timely and detailed book is a state of the art overview of Internet law in the EU, and in particular of the EU regulatory framework which applies to the Internet. At the same time it serves as a critical evaluation of the EU's policy and governance methods and a comparative analysis, mainly contrasting American with EU solutions. The book begins by examining the EU constitutional context within which the Internet is regulated and the various policy documents which informed the regulation over the years. It then continues to describe the basic instruments in each of the relevant fields, covering electronic commerce, jurisdiction, content regulation, intellectual property, consumer protection, privacy and criminal regulation. Each is observed as a framework through which the Internet is regulated. Rather than provide a comprehensive catalogue of applicable instruments, the author analyses their interaction. EU Internet Law will appeal to academics, students, and practitioners, and will be of interest to the legally-minded and legally-informed public as it discusses issues of general importance and interest.
Author: Derek S. Reveron
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Release Date: 2012-09-11
Genre: Political Science
In a very short time, individuals and companies have harnessed cyberspace to create new industries, a vibrant social space, and a new economic sphere that are intertwined with our everyday lives. At the same time, individuals, subnational groups, and governments are using cyberspace to advance interests through malicious activity. Terrorists recruit, train, and target through the Internet, hackers steal data, and intelligence services conduct espionage. Still, the vast majority of cyberspace is civilian space used by individuals, businesses, and governments for legitimate purposes. Cyberspace and National Security brings together scholars, policy analysts, and information technology executives to examine current and future threats to cyberspace. They discuss various approaches to advance and defend national interests, contrast the US approach with European, Russian, and Chinese approaches, and offer new ways and means to defend interests in cyberspace and develop offensive capabilities to compete there. Policymakers and strategists will find this book to be an invaluable resource in their efforts to ensure national security and answer concerns about future cyberwarfare.
Author: Evan Selinger
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release Date: 2006
From the use of expert testimony in the courtroom to the advice we rely on to solve key economic, political, and social problems, expertise is an essential part of our decision-making process. However, the extent to which experts can be trusted is a subject of persistent and contentious debate. The Philosophy of Expertise is the first collection to explore the fundamental philosophical issues surrounding these authorities and their expert knowledge. Part 1 considers the problems surrounding the issue of trust and deference; part 2 launches a phenomenological clarification of expertise that pinpoints the universal structures embodied in cognition and affect; and part 3 examines the consequences of the social and technical externalization of expertise. Contributors including Edward Said, Alvin Goldman, Peter Singer, Hubert Dreyfus, Julia Annas, Harry Collins, and Don Ihde draw on a number of intellectual approaches to explore the justification of expert authority, the potentially dangerous role of expertise in a liberal democratic society, how laypeople can critique experts, and the social and ideological character of expert advice. The contributors also discuss the reasoning process of judges and juries, the ancient Greek view of moral conduct, and the incorporation of experts into governmental bureaucracy. By honestly tackling the legitimacy and consistency of various positions, this volume sheds much-needed light on the theoretical dimensions of a controversial and pervasive practice. Contributors: Alvin I. Goldman, Don Ihde, Edward Said, Evan Selinger and John Mix, Evan Selinger and Robert P. Crease, H. M. Collins and Robert Evans, Hélène Mialet, Hubert Dreyfus, John Hardwig, Julia Annas, Paul Feyerabend, Peter Singer, Scott Brewer, Steve Fuller, Steven Turner
Release Date: 2006
Genre: English language
In an affordable and convenient format, this new edition of the MACQUARIE BUDGET DICTIONARY presents an up-to-date account of the core vocabulary of Australian English. It features: over 35,000 definitions; new words, including mockumentary, cybersecurity, humvee, bird flu, air rage; clear pronunciation guides; valuable appendixes.
Author: Nemati, Hamid R.
Publisher: IGI Global
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Applied Cryptography for Cyber Security and Defense: Information Encryption and Cyphering applies the principles of cryptographic systems to real-world scenarios, explaining how cryptography can protect businesses' information and ensure privacy for their networks and databases. It delves into the specific security requirements within various emerging application areas and discusses procedures for engineering cryptography into system design and implementation.
Welcome to the proceedings of the 2010 International Conferences on Security Te- nology (SecTech 2010), and Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (DRBC 2010) – two of the partnering events of the Second International Mega-Conference on Future Generation Information Technology (FGIT 2010). SecTech and DRBC bring together researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of security and disaster recovery methodologies, including their links to c- putational sciences, mathematics and information technology. In total, 1,630 papers were submitted to FGIT 2010 from 30 countries, which - cludes 250 papers submitted to SecTech/DRBC 2010. The submitted papers went through a rigorous reviewing process: 395 of the 1,630 papers were accepted for FGIT 2010, while 57 papers were accepted for SecTech/DRBC 2010. Of the 250 papers 10 were selected for the special FGIT 2010 volume published by Springer in the LNCS series. 34 papers are published in this volume, and 13 papers were wi- drawn due to technical reasons. We would like to acknowledge the great effort of the SecTech/DRBC 2010 Int- national Advisory Boards and members of the International Program Committees, as well as all the organizations and individuals who supported the idea of publishing this volume of proceedings, including SERSC and Springer. Also, the success of these two conferences would not have been possible without the huge support from our sponsors and the work of the Chairs and Organizing Committee.
Author: Dieter Gollmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-02-28
This text moves away from the 'multi-level' security approach to compare and evaluate design alternatives in computer security. It provides technology-proof insights, and covers the technical issues of computer security in the network environment.