Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security in Your World

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Author : Mark Ciampa


304 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2004

©2010, Published


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For most students and computer users, practical computer security poses some daunting challenges: What type of attacks will antivirus software prevent? How do I set up a firewall? How can I test my computer to be sure that attackers cannot reach it through the Internet? When and how should I install... more


HANDS ON AND PRACTICAL APPROACH: Readers will learn all about the different attacks that a computer system faces today and how to make their computers secure.

BEGINNER-FRIENDLY: Because no previous in-depth knowledge of networks, system hardware, or operating systems is required, readers can begin ... more

New to this Edition

NEW MATERIAL: New material on the latest attacks and defenses necessary to protect today's computers and networks.

COVERAGE OF THE LATEST MICROSOFT SOFTWARE: This book gives readers up-to-date coverage of the latest Microsoft software.

EXPANDED WI-FI COVERAGE: Expanded coverage of wireless local a... more