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Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

Based on related courses and research of the cyber environment in areas such as Europe, America, and Asia, this title provides comprehensive coverage of issues in cyberspace and cybersecurity. Topics include addressing vulnerabilities, building a secure enterprise, blocking intru... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781466501331
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Published 26 July 2012 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Kostopoulos, George K.
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ISBN-13 9781466501331
ISBN-10 1466501332
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Auerbach Publishers Inc.
Publication Date 26 July 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kostopoulos, George K.
Category Network Security
Number of Pages 236
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 552g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Computing: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 005.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Based on related courses and research of the cyber environment in areas such as Europe, America, and Asia, this book provides comprehensive coverage of cyberspace and cybersecurity. It features abundant resources for instructors and students, including exercises with solutions, updated references, electronic presentations, evaluation criteria for projects, guidelines to project preparations, and teaching suggestions. The author not only emphasizes technologies but also pays attention to human factors and organizational perspectives. Topics include addressing vulnerabilities, building a secure enterprise, blocking intrusions, as well as ethical and legal issues.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review ...a timely read, and even more so, a trusted resource ... covers a great deal of ground very well and its tutorial and comprehensive checklist style pulls even the risk discussions together in an understandable and educational manner that reinforces awareness to the critical attributes found within this manmade domain. ... each individual chapter deals with an important and realistic aspect of cybersecurity together with the vulnerabilities and risks. Together, the chapters provide a first-rate overview of this exceedingly complex topic, a perspective that has equally horizontal as well as vertical implications, and will keep the reader cognizant of the interrelationships among the disparate disciplines making up cyberspace. -Riley Repko, CEO, Trusted Cyber Solutions LLC & Senior Research Fellow, Virginia Tech University

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Author's Bio

Dr. George K. Kostopoulos is a faculty member at the University of Maryland University College, where he serves and teaches as a faculty mentor in the master's degree programs in cybersecurity and information assurance. Dr. Kostopoulos has an extensive international academic career, having taught in seventeen universities around the world, including Boston University, Texas A&M International University, Florida Atlantic University, the University of Heidelberg (Germany), and the American University of Sharjah (UAE). He is the author of numerous scholarly papers and two other books, Digital Engineering and Greece and the European Economic Community. Dr. Kostopoulos received his master's and PhD degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Arizona State University, and a master's in economics from California State Polytechnic University. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and a reviewer of numerous scientific conferences.

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