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Computer Security Literacy

Staying Safe in a Digital World, 1st Edition

By Douglas Jacobson

Chapman and Hall/CRC

368 pages

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Description

Computer users have a significant impact on the security of their computer and personal information as a result of the actions they perform (or do not perform). Helping the average user of computers, or more broadly information technology, make sound security decisions, Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World focuses on practica

Table of Contents

What Is Information Security? Introduction to Computers and the Internet. Passwords under Attack. Email Security. Malware: The Dark Side of Software. Malware: Defense in Depth. Securely Surfing the World Wide Web. Online Shopping. Wireless Internet Security. Social Networking. Social Engineering: Phishing for Suckers. Staying Safe Online: The Human Threat. Case Studies. Moving Forward with Security and Book Summary. Glossary. Appendices.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
COM083000
COMPUTERS / Security / Cryptography