Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security in Your World Test Bank




Author: Ciampa, Mark

Brand: Course Technology

Edition: 5


  • Course Technology

Number Of Pages: 256

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Release Date: 07-01-2016

Details: Product Description Designed to provide you with the knowledge needed to protect computers and networks from increasingly sophisticated attacks, SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition continues to present the same straightforward, practical information that has made previous editions so popular. For most 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 Windows patches? This text is designed to help you understand the answers to these questions through a series of real-life user experiences. In addition, hands-on projects and case projects give you the opportunity to test your knowledge and apply what you have learned. SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition contains up-to-date information on relevant topics such as protecting mobile devices and wireless local area networks. About the Author Dr. Mark Ciampa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Prior to this he was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. He has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written more than 25 technology textbooks, including SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS, GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICAL SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD and NETWORKING BASICS. Dr. Ciampa holds a Ph.D. in technology management with a specialization in digital communication systems from Indiana State University and has certifications in Security+ and HIT.


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