1st Edition

Network and Data Security for Non-Engineers





ISBN 9781498767866
Published August 22, 2016 by Auerbach Publications
273 Pages 121 B/W Illustrations

USD $89.95

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Book Description

Learn network and data security by analyzing the Anthem breach and step-by-step how hackers gain entry, place hidden software, download information, and hide the evidence of their entry. Understand the tools, establishing persistent presence, use of sites as testbeds to determine successful variations of software that elude detection, and reaching out across trusted connections to the entire healthcare system of the nation. Examine the components of technology being diverted, starting with application code and how to protect it with isolation approaches. Dissect forms of infections including viruses, worms, bots, and Trojans; and encryption with RSA algorithm as the working example.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Security Threats. 2. The Anthem Breach: A Case Study. 3. Anonymous Persistent Threats. 4. Creating Secure Code. 5. Providing a Secure Architecture. 6. The Nature of Hacking Attacks. 7. Malware, Viruses, Worms, Bugs, and Botnets. 8. Cryptography and the RSA Algorithm. 9. Browser Security. 10. Banking and Financial. 11. Web Application Security. 12. Web Security and DNS Security. 13. Network Security. 14. Network Defenses. 15. Denial of Service Attacks. 16. Mobile Platform Security. 17. Wireless Security. 18. The Stuxnet Worm: Zero Day Attacks. 19. Cyber-Warfare. 20. Conclusion.

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