Cybersecurity for Beginners

This book provides an easy insight into the essentials of cybersecurity, even if you have a non-technical background. You may be a business person keen to understand this important subject area or an information security specialist looking to update your knowledge. ‘The world has changed more in the past 10 years than in any 10 year period in human history... Technology is no longer a peripheral servant, it shapes our daily lives. Companies that can use technology wisely and well are booming, companies that make bad or no technology choices collapse and disappear. The cloud, smart devices and the ability to connect almost any object to the internet are an essential landscape to use but are also fraught with new risks and dangers of a magnitude never seen before.

Book contents:

  1. Cybersecurity and Its origins

  2. About the case Studies

  3. Case Study, Edward Snowden 2013

  4. Basic Cybersecurity Concepts

  5. Human factors

  6. Technical Cybersecurity

  7. Evolving Attack and Defense Methods

  8. Case Study, Sony 2014

  9. The Cybersecurity Cold War

  10. Risk-Based Cybersecurity and Stacked Risk

  11. How Cyber Exposed Are You?

  12. What to Do When Things Go Wrong?

  13. A Glimpse Toward the Future

  14. Bringing it all Together

  15. Cybersecurity to English Dictionary