Computer Security

Art and Science
Author: Matt Bishop
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780201440997
Category: Computers
Page: 1084
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The importance of computer security has increased dramatically during the past few years. Bishop provides a monumental reference for the theory and practice of computer security. Comprehensive in scope, this book covers applied and practical elements, theory, and the reasons for the design of applications and security techniques.

Machine Learning and Data Mining for Computer Security

Methods and Applications
Author: Marcus A. Maloof
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1846282535
Category: Computers
Page: 210
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"Machine Learning and Data Mining for Computer Security" provides an overview of the current state of research in machine learning and data mining as it applies to problems in computer security. This book has a strong focus on information processing and combines and extends results from computer security. The first part of the book surveys the data sources, the learning and mining methods, evaluation methodologies, and past work relevant for computer security. The second part of the book consists of articles written by the top researchers working in this area. These articles deals with topics of host-based intrusion detection through the analysis of audit trails, of command sequences and of system calls as well as network intrusion detection through the analysis of TCP packets and the detection of malicious executables. This book fills the great need for a book that collects and frames work on developing and applying methods from machine learning and data mining to problems in computer security.

Encyclopedia of Information Assurance - 4 Volume Set (Print)


Author: Rebecca Herold,Marcus K. Rogers
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 135123577X
Category: Computers
Page: 3860
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Charged with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and delivery of all forms of an entity's information, Information Assurance (IA) professionals require a fundamental understanding of a wide range of specializations, including digital forensics, fraud examination, systems engineering, security risk management, privacy, and compliance. Establishing this understanding and keeping it up to date requires a resource with coverage as diverse as the field it covers. Filling this need, the Encyclopedia of Information Assurance presents an up-to-date collection of peer-reviewed articles and references written by authorities in their fields. From risk management and privacy to auditing and compliance, the encyclopedia’s four volumes provide comprehensive coverage of the key topics related to information assurance. This complete IA resource: Supplies the understanding needed to help prevent the misuse of sensitive information Explains how to maintain the integrity of critical systems Details effective tools, techniques, and methods for protecting personal and corporate data against the latest threats Provides valuable examples, case studies, and discussions on how to address common and emerging IA challenges Placing the wisdom of leading researchers and practitioners at your fingertips, this authoritative reference provides the knowledge and insight needed to avoid common pitfalls and stay one step ahead of evolving threats. Also Available Online This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including: ? Citation tracking and alerts ? Active reference linking ? Saved searches and marked lists ? HTML and PDF format options Contact Taylor and Francis for more information or to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367; (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062; (E-mail) [email protected]

Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security, 4 Volume Set


Author: John G. Voeller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471761303
Category: Science
Page: 2888
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The Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security is an essential and timely collection of resources designed to support the effective communication of homeland security research across all disciplines and institutional boundaries. Truly a unique work this 4 volume set focuses on the science behind safety, security, and recovery from both man-made and natural disasters has a broad scope and international focus. The Handbook: Educates researchers in the critical needs of the homeland security and intelligence communities and the potential contributions of their own disciplines Emphasizes the role of fundamental science in creating novel technological solutions Details the international dimensions of homeland security and counterterrorism research Provides guidance on technology diffusion from the laboratory to the field Supports cross-disciplinary dialogue in this field between operational, R&D and consumer communities

Science and Religion in Dialogue, 2 Volume Set


Author: Melville Y. Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444317367
Category: Philosophy
Page: 1168
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This two-volume collection of cutting edge thinking about science and religion shows how scientific and religious practices of inquiry can be viewed as logically compatible, complementary, and mutually supportive. Features submissions by world-leading scientists and philosophers Discusses a wide range of hotly debated issues, including Big Bang cosmology, evolution, intelligent design, dinosaurs and creation, general and special theories of relativity, dark energy, the Multiverse Hypothesis, and Super String Theory Includes articles on stem cell research and Bioethics by William Hurlbut, who served on President Bush's Bioethics Committee

Dynamic Networks and Cyber-Security


Author: Niall Adams,Nick Heard
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 1786340763
Category:
Page: 224
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As an under-studied area of academic research, the analysis of computer network traffic data is still in its infancy. However, the challenge of detecting and mitigating malicious or unauthorised behaviour through the lens of such data is becoming an increasingly prominent issue. This collection of papers by leading researchers and practitioners synthesises cutting-edge work in the analysis of dynamic networks and statistical aspects of cyber security. The book is structured in such a way as to keep security application at the forefront of discussions. It offers readers easy access into the area of data analysis for complex cyber-security applications, with a particular focus on temporal and network aspects. Chapters can be read as standalone sections and provide rich reviews of the latest research within the field of cyber-security. Academic readers will benefit from state-of-the-art descriptions of new methodologies and their extension to real practical problems while industry professionals will appreciate access to more advanced methodology than ever before. Contents:Network Attacks and the Data They Affect (M Morgan, J Sexton, J Neil, A Ricciardi & J Theimer)Cyber-Security Data Sources for Dynamic Network Research (A D Kent)Modelling User Behaviour in a Network Using Computer Event Logs (M J M Turcotte, N A Heard & A D Kent)Network Services as Risk Factors: A Genetic Epidemiology Approach to Cyber-Security (S Gil)Community Detection and Role Identification in Directed Networks: Understanding the Twitter Network of the Care.Data Debate (B Amor, S Vuik, R Callahan, A Darzi, S N Yaliraki & M Barahona)Anomaly Detection for Cyber Security Applications (P Rubin-Delanchy, D J Lawson & N A Heard)Exponential Random Graph Modelling of Static and Dynamic Social Networks (A Caimo)Hierarchical Dynamic Walks (A V Mantzaris, P Grindrod & D J Higham)Temporal Reachability in Dynamic Networks (A Hagberg, N Lemons & S Misra) Readership: Researchers and practitioners in dynamic network analysis and cyber-security. Key Features:Detailed descriptions of the behaviour of attackersDiscussions of new public domain data sources, including data quality issuesA collection of papers introducing novel methodology for cyber-data analysis

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security


Author: Thomson-Gale
Publisher: Bukupedia
ISBN: 0787675466
Category: Political Science
Page: 1389
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Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security

Computer Security Handbook, Set


Author: Seymour Bosworth,M. E. Kabay,Eric Whyne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470413743
Category: Computers
Page: 1856
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The classic and authoritative reference in the field of computer security, now completely updated and revised With the continued presence of large-scale computers; the proliferation of desktop, laptop, and handheld computers; and the vast international networks that interconnect them, the nature and extent of threats to computer security have grown enormously. Now in its fifth edition, Computer Security Handbook continues to provide authoritative guidance to identify and to eliminate these threats where possible, as well as to lessen any losses attributable to them. With seventy-seven chapters contributed by a panel of renowned industry professionals, the new edition has increased coverage in both breadth and depth of all ten domains of the Common Body of Knowledge defined by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC). Of the seventy-seven chapters in the fifth edition, twenty-five chapters are completely new, including: 1. Hardware Elements of Security 2. Fundamentals of Cryptography and Steganography 3. Mathematical models of information security 4. Insider threats 5. Social engineering and low-tech attacks 6. Spam, phishing, and Trojans: attacks meant to fool 7. Biometric authentication 8. VPNs and secure remote access 9. Securing Peer2Peer, IM, SMS, and collaboration tools 10. U.S. legal and regulatory security issues, such as GLBA and SOX Whether you are in charge of many computers or just one important one, there are immediate steps you can take to safeguard your computer system and its contents. Computer Security Handbook, Fifth Edition equips you to protect the information and networks that are vital to your organization.

Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security, 4 Volume Set


Author: John G. Voeller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471761303
Category: Science
Page: 2888
View: 3940
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The Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security is an essential and timely collection of resources designed to support the effective communication of homeland security research across all disciplines and institutional boundaries. Truly a unique work this 4 volume set focuses on the science behind safety, security, and recovery from both man-made and natural disasters has a broad scope and international focus. The Handbook: Educates researchers in the critical needs of the homeland security and intelligence communities and the potential contributions of their own disciplines Emphasizes the role of fundamental science in creating novel technological solutions Details the international dimensions of homeland security and counterterrorism research Provides guidance on technology diffusion from the laboratory to the field Supports cross-disciplinary dialogue in this field between operational, R&D and consumer communities

Introduction to Computer Security


Author: Matt Bishop
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321247445
Category: Computers
Page: 747
View: 755
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An excellent, beautifully written introduction to the subject of computer security - by a master teacher and practitioner.

Cyberspace Security and Defense: Research Issues

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Cyberspace Security and Defense: Research Issues, Gdansk, Poland, from 6 to 9 September 2004.
Author: Janusz S. Kowalik,Janusz Gorski,Anatoly Sachenko
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402033818
Category: Computers
Page: 382
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Cyberspace security is a critical subject of our times. On one hand the development of Internet, mobile communications, distributed computing, computer software and databases storing essential enterprise information has helped to conduct business and personal communication between individual people. On the other hand it has created many opportunities for abuse, fraud and expensive damage. This book is a selection of the best papers presented at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop dealing with the Subject of Cyberspace Security and Defense. The level of the individual contributions in the volume is advanced and suitable for senior and graduate students, researchers and technologists who wish to get some feeling of the state of the art in several sub-disciplines of Cyberspace security. Several papers provide a broad-brush description of national security issues and brief summaries of technology states. These papers can be read and appreciated by technically enlightened managers and executives who want to understand security issues and approaches to technical solutions. An important question of our times is not "Should we do something for enhancing our digital assets security", the question is "How to do it".

The Art of Software Testing


Author: Glenford J. Myers,Corey Sandler,Tom Badgett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118133153
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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The classic, landmark work on software testing The hardware and software of computing have changed markedly in the three decades since the first edition of The Art of Software Testing, but this book's powerful underlying analysis has stood the test of time. Whereas most books on software testing target particular development techniques, languages, or testing methods, The Art of Software Testing, Third Edition provides a brief but powerful and comprehensive presentation of time-proven software testing approaches. If your software development project is mission critical, this book is an investment that will pay for itself with the first bug you find. The new Third Edition explains how to apply the book's classic principles to today's hot topics including: Testing apps for iPhones, iPads, BlackBerrys, Androids, and other mobile devices Collaborative (user) programming and testing Testing for Internet applications, e-commerce, and agile programming environments Whether you're a student looking for a testing guide you'll use for the rest of your career, or an IT manager overseeing a software development team, The Art of Software Testing, Third Edition is an expensive book that will pay for itself many times over.

Security Warrior


Author: Cyrus Peikari,Anton Chuvakin
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596517229
Category: Computers
Page: 552
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When it comes to network security, many users and administrators are running scared, and justifiably so. The sophistication of attacks against computer systems increases with each new Internet worm.What's the worst an attacker can do to you? You'd better find out, right? That's what Security Warrior teaches you. Based on the principle that the only way to defend yourself is to understand your attacker in depth, Security Warrior reveals how your systems can be attacked. Covering everything from reverse engineering to SQL attacks, and including topics like social engineering, antiforensics, and common attacks against UNIX and Windows systems, this book teaches you to know your enemy and how to be prepared to do battle.Security Warrior places particular emphasis on reverse engineering. RE is a fundamental skill for the administrator, who must be aware of all kinds of malware that can be installed on his machines -- trojaned binaries, "spyware" that looks innocuous but that sends private data back to its creator, and more. This is the only book to discuss reverse engineering for Linux or Windows CE. It's also the only book that shows you how SQL injection works, enabling you to inspect your database and web applications for vulnerability.Security Warrior is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book covering the art of computer war: attacks against computer systems and their defenses. It's often scary, and never comforting. If you're on the front lines, defending your site against attackers, you need this book. On your shelf--and in your hands.

Ferguson Career Resource Guide to Apprenticeship Programs, Third Edition, 2-Volume Set


Author: Elizabeth H. Oakes
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110448
Category: Apprenticeship programs
Page: 981
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Each two-volume book contains four major sections: . - Introduction and Overview: Provides forewords by notables in the field and an outline of the book. - Essays: Features eight to 10 essays on topics such as workplace issues, financial aid, diversity, and more. - Directory: Contains descriptions and contact information for hundreds of organizations, schools, and associations, arranged by topic. - Further Resources/Indexes: Includes glossaries, appendixes, further reading, and indexes

Cyber Security Engineering

A Practical Approach for Systems and Software Assurance
Author: Nancy R. Mead,Carol Woody
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0134189876
Category: Computers
Page: 384
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Cyber Security Engineering is the definitive modern reference and tutorial on the full range of capabilities associated with modern cyber security engineering. Pioneering software assurance experts Dr. Nancy R. Mead and Dr. Carol C. Woody bring together comprehensive best practices for building software systems that exhibit superior operational security, and for considering security throughout your full system development and acquisition lifecycles. Drawing on their pioneering work at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Carnegie Mellon University, Mead and Woody introduce seven core principles of software assurance, and show how to apply them coherently and systematically. Using these principles, they help you prioritize the wide range of possible security actions available to you, and justify the required investments. Cyber Security Engineering guides you through risk analysis, planning to manage secure software development, building organizational models, identifying required and missing competencies, and defining and structuring metrics. Mead and Woody address important topics, including the use of standards, engineering security requirements for acquiring COTS software, applying DevOps, analyzing malware to anticipate future vulnerabilities, and planning ongoing improvements. This book will be valuable to wide audiences of practitioners and managers with responsibility for systems, software, or quality engineering, reliability, security, acquisition, or operations. Whatever your role, it can help you reduce operational problems, eliminate excessive patching, and deliver software that is more resilient and secure.

Real digital forensics

computer security and incident response
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780321240699
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Art and Science of Cytopathology


Author: Richard M. Demay
Publisher: Amer Society of Clinical
ISBN: 9780891894087
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Includes the entire contents of the text Art & Science of Cytopathology, including detailed discussions and more than 1600 extraordinary color images.

LOCKS, SAFES, AND SECURITY

An International Police Reference Two Volumes (2nd Ed.)
Author: Marc Weber Tobias
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398083304
Category: HOUSE & HOME
Page: 1440
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This new second edition, many years in the making, provides the reader with the information that is needed to understand both traditional mechanisms as well as the most modern and sophisticated security technology incorporated into locks and how to bypass them. The author presents extremely detailed theoretical and practical information in order to facilitate a thorough understanding of the complex subject matter. While the first edition covered many topics in summary fashion, this revised work examines each facet of the subject in extensive and, when required, intricate detail. Law enforcement, forensic examiners, the intelligence community, security management personnel, locksmiths, architects, security specialists, special operations personnel, lawyers, and others need to have this critical information presented in this book in order to deal effectively with their missions and be able to assess vulnerability through a solid theoretical understanding of the subjects covered. Information in this book has been gathered from many sources, including locksmiths, manufacturers, instructors from recognized specialized entry schools, vendors, lock suppliers, designers, engineers, inventors, forensic examiners, and others. The subject of this book is very complicated, diverse, and global. There is a great deal of history and technology incorporated within the modern lock, container, and security system. The focus of this text is to put all of this information into an understandable and useable format. For an online tour visit www.security.org.

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition


Author: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466658894
Category: Computers
Page: 10384
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"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Surveillance, Privacy and Security

Citizens’ Perspectives
Author: Michael Friedewald,J. Peter Burgess,Johann ?as,Rocco Bellanova,Walter Peissl
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131721353X
Category: Political Science
Page: 310
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This volume examines the relationship between privacy, surveillance and security, and the alleged privacy–security trade-off, focusing on the citizen’s perspective. Recent revelations of mass surveillance programmes clearly demonstrate the ever-increasing capabilities of surveillance technologies. The lack of serious reactions to these activities shows that the political will to implement them appears to be an unbroken trend. The resulting move into a surveillance society is, however, contested for many reasons. Are the resulting infringements of privacy and other human rights compatible with democratic societies? Is security necessarily depending on surveillance? Are there alternative ways to frame security? Is it possible to gain in security by giving up civil liberties, or is it even necessary to do so, and do citizens adopt this trade-off? This volume contributes to a better and deeper understanding of the relation between privacy, surveillance and security, comprising in-depth investigations and studies of the common narrative that more security can only come at the expense of sacrifice of privacy. The book combines theoretical research with a wide range of empirical studies focusing on the citizen’s perspective. It presents empirical research exploring factors and criteria relevant for the assessment of surveillance technologies. The book also deals with the governance of surveillance technologies. New approaches and instruments for the regulation of security technologies and measures are presented, and recommendations for security policies in line with ethics and fundamental rights are discussed. This book will be of much interest to students of surveillance studies, critical security studies, intelligence studies, EU politics and IR in general. A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 3.0 license.