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Hacking For Dummies, 7th Edition

Published 04-11-2022

Stop hackers before they hack you!  In order to outsmart a would-be hacker, you need to get into the hackers mindset. And with this book, thinking like a bad guy has never been easier. In Hacking For Dummies, expert author Kevin Beaver shares his knowledge on penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security best practices, and every aspect of ethical hacking that is essential in order to stop a hacker in their tracks.

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Cybersecurity For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 04-11-2022

Whether you're concerned about your own information or your company's, it can be at risk for hacking or misuse. Learn how to set up the right security measures, prevent attacks, and what to do when your information is compromised. This updated edition covers ransomware, how working remotely affects cybersecurity, how to avoid misinformation, and much more.

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Security Awareness For Dummies

Published 03-21-2022

Learn how to make security a priority in your organization to protect your systems and data. This pragmatic, easy-to-follow guide provides a framework for designing and creating highly effective security awareness programs ― and getting the members of your organization to follow them.

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Cloud Security For Dummies

Published 03-09-2022

<p><b>Embrace the cloud and kick hackers to the curb with this accessible guide&nbsp;on cloud security&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Cloud technology&nbsp;has changed the way we approach technology. It&rsquo;s also&nbsp;given&nbsp;rise to a new set of&nbsp;security challenges caused by bad actors&nbsp;who seek&nbsp;to exploit vulnerabilities in&nbsp;a&nbsp;digital infrastructure.&nbsp;You can&nbsp;put the&nbsp;kibosh&nbsp;on these&nbsp;hackers and their dirty deeds&nbsp;by hardening the walls that protect your data.&nbsp;</p> <p>Using the practical techniques&nbsp;discussed in&nbsp;<i>Cloud Security&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies,</i> you&rsquo;ll mitigate the risk of a data breach&nbsp;by building security into your network from the bottom-up.&nbsp;Learn how to set your security policies to balance ease-of-use and&nbsp;data protection and work with tools provided by vendors trusted around the world.&nbsp;</p> <p>This book offers step-by-step demonstrations of how to:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Establish effective security protocols for your cloud application, network, and infrastructure&nbsp;</li> <li>Manage and use the security tools provided by different cloud vendors&nbsp;</li> <li>Deliver&nbsp;security audits that reveal hidden flaws in your security setup and ensure compliance with regulatory frameworks&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>As firms around the world continue to expand their use of cloud technology,&nbsp;the cloud is becoming a bigger and bigger part of our lives. You can&nbsp;help safeguard this critical component of modern IT architecture&nbsp;with the straightforward strategies&nbsp;and hands-on techniques&nbsp;discussed in this book.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Penetration Testing For Dummies

Published 05-19-2020

<p><b>Target, test, analyze, and report on security vulnerabilities with pen testing</b></p> <p>Pen Testing is necessary for companies looking to target, test, analyze, and patch the security vulnerabilities from hackers attempting to break into and compromise their organizations data. It takes a person with hacking skills to look for the weaknesses that make an organization susceptible to hacking.&nbsp;</p> <p><i>Pen Testing For Dummies</i> aims to equip IT enthusiasts at various levels with the basic knowledge of pen testing. It is the go-to book for those who have some IT experience but desire more knowledge of how to gather intelligence on a target, learn the steps for mapping out a test, and discover best practices for analyzing, solving, and reporting on vulnerabilities.</p> <ul> <li>The different phases of a pen test from pre-engagement to completion</li> <li>Threat modeling and understanding risk</li> <li>When to apply vulnerability management vs penetration testing</li> <li>Ways to keep your pen testing skills sharp, relevant, and at the top of the game</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Get ready to gather intelligence, discover the steps for mapping out tests, and analyze and report results!</p>

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GDPR For Dummies

Published 12-24-2019

<p><b>Don&rsquo;t be afraid of the GDPR wolf!</b></p> <p>How can your business easily comply with the new data protection and privacy laws and avoid fines of up to $27M?&nbsp;<i>GDPR For Dummies</i> sets out in simple steps how small business owners can comply with the complex General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). These regulations apply to all businesses established in the EU and to businesses established outside of the EU insofar as they process personal data about people within the EU.</p> <p>Inside, you&rsquo;ll discover how GDPR applies to your business in the context of marketing, employment, providing your services, and using service providers. Learn how to avoid fines, regulatory investigations, customer complaints, and brand damage, while gaining a competitive advantage and increasing customer loyalty by putting privacy at the heart of your business.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Find out what constitutes personal data and special category data</li> <li>Gain consent for online and offline marketing</li> <li>Put your Privacy Policy in place</li> <li>Report a data breach before being fined</li> </ul> <p>79% of U.S. businesses haven&rsquo;t figured out how they&rsquo;ll report breaches in a timely fashion, provide customers the right to be forgotten, conduct privacy impact assessments, and more. If you are one of those businesses that hasn't put a plan in place, then <i>GDPR For Dummies</i> is for you.</p>

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