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Biometrics For Dummies (0470292881) cover image
What is biometrics? Whether you’re just curious about how biometrics can benefit society or you need to learn how to integrate biometrics with an existing security system in your organization, Biometrics For Dummies can help.

Here’s a friendly introduction to biometrics — the science of identifying humans based on unique physical characteristics. With the government’s use of biometrics — for example, biometric passport readers — and application of ... Read More

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CISSP Practice For Dummies App (WS100037) cover image

Prepare to pass that all-important CISSP exam – the fun and easy way!

CISSP certification boosts your standing as a security professional, and this app is packed with the study and practice tools you need to help you pass the test and earn your certification with flying colors.

This must-have app is the perfect addition to your test prep toolbox. Packed with study questions on everything from network security to physical security to security management ... Read More

Computer Forensics For Dummies (0470371919) cover image
Uncover a digital trail of e-evidence by using the helpful, easy-to-understand information in Computer Forensics For Dummies! Professional and armchair investigators alike can learn the basics of computer forensics, from digging out electronic evidence to solving the case. You won’t need a computer science degree to master e-discovery. Find and filter data in mobile devices, e-mail, and other Web-based technologies. ... Read More
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Computer Viruses For Dummies (0764574183) cover image
Computer viruses—just the thought of your trusty PC catching one is probably enough to make you sick. Thanks to the cyber-sickies who persist in coming up with new strains, there’s a major new cyberattack nearly every day. Viruses sneak in, usually through e-mail.

Fortunately, there are ways to inoculate and protect your computer. Computer Viruses For Dummies helps you: ... Read More

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Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470407476) cover image
Data warehousing is one of the hottest business topics, and there’s more to understanding data warehousing technologies than you might think. Find out the basics of data warehousing and how it facilitates data mining and business intelligence with Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

Data is probably your company’s most important asset, so your data warehouse should serve your needs. The fully updated Second Edition of ... Read More

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e-Discovery For Dummies (0470510129) cover image

Discover the process of e-discovery and put good practices in place.

Electronic information involved in a lawsuit requires a completely different process for management and archiving than paper information. With the recent change to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure making all lawsuits subject to e-discovery as soon as they are filed, it is more important than ever to make sure that good e-discovery practices are in place. ... Read More

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Firewalls For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764540483) cover image
What an amazing world we live in! Almost anything you can imagine can be researched, compared, admired, studied, and in many cases, bought, with the click of a mouse. The Internet has changed our lives, putting a world of opportunity before us. Unfortunately, it has also put a world of opportunity into the hands of those whose motives are less than honorable. A firewall, a piece of software or hardware that erects a barrier between your computer and ... Read More
Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition (1118380932) cover image

Updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux

The best way to stay safe online is to stop hackers before they attack - first, by understanding their thinking and second, by ethically hacking your own site to measure the effectiveness of your security. This practical, top-selling guide will help you do both. Fully updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux, Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition ... Read More

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Hacking For Dummies (076455784X) cover image
While you’re reading this, a hacker could be prying and spying his way into your company’s IT systems, sabotaging your operations, stealing confidential information, shutting down your Web site, or wreaking havoc in other diabolical ways. Hackers For Dummies helps you hack into a hacker’s mindset and take security precautions to help you avoid a hack attack. It outlines computer hacker tricks and techniques you can use to assess the security of your ... Read More
Hacking For Dummies, 2nd Edition (047005235X) cover image
Are you worried about external hackers and rogue insiders breaking into your systems? Whether it’s social engineering, network infrastructure attacks, or application hacking, security breaches in your systems can devastate your business or personal life. In order to counter these cyber bad guys, you must become a hacker yourself—an ethical hacker.

Hacking for Dummies shows you just how vulnerable your systems are to attackers. It shows you how to ... Read More

Hacking Wireless Networks For Dummies (0764597302) cover image
Become a cyber-hero - know the common wireless weaknesses

"Reading a book like this one is a worthy endeavor toward becoming an experienced wireless security professional."
--Devin Akin - CTO, The Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program

Wireless networks are so convenient - not only for you, but also for those nefarious types who'd like to invade them. The only way to know if your system can be penetrated is to simulate an attack. This ... Read More

Internet Privacy For Dummies (0764508466) cover image
* Covers the essentials: An individual Internet user needs to know to help maintain personal privacy. Topics include securing a PC and Internet connection, knowing the risks of releasing personal information, cutting back on spam and other e-mail nuisances, and dealing with personal privacy away from the computer.
* Covers the enhanced features of the latest releases of Internet filtering software and privacy tools.
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Network Security For Dummies (0764516795) cover image
CNN is reporting that a vicious new virus is wreaking havoc on the world’s computer networks. Somebody’s hacked one of your favorite Web sites and stolen thousands of credit card numbers. The FBI just released a new report on computer crime that’s got you shaking in your boots. The experts will tell you that keeping your network safe from the cyber-wolves howling after your assets is complicated, expensive, and best left to them. But the truth is, ... Read More
Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies (1118828364) cover image

Keep track of your passwords and learn how to make them better

You have dozens of passwords for dozens of uses, and it seems every account has different password requirements. How can you keep them all straight while keeping them secure? This ingenious little book solves the problem! It's more than just a logbook; it's loaded with advice on creating effective passwords, maintaining your privacy on Facebook and Twitter, protecting your financial records ... Read More

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Rootkits For Dummies (0470101830) cover image
A rootkit is a type of malicious software that gives the hacker "root" or administrator access to your network. They are activated before your system's operating system has completely booted up, making them extremely difficult to detect. Rootkits allow hackers to install hidden files, processes, and hidden user accounts. Hackers can use them to open back doors in order to intercept data from terminals, connections, and keyboards. A rootkit hacker ... Read More