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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For introductory courses in IT Security.   A strong business focus through a solid technical presentation of security tools.   Corporate Computer Security provides a strong business focus along with a solid technical understanding of security tools. This text gives students the IT security skills they need for the workplace.   This edition is more business focused and contains additional hands-on projects, coverage of wireless and data security, and case studies.   This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:   Encourage Student’s to Apply Concepts: Each chapter now contains new hands-on projects that use contemporary software. Business Environment Focus: This edition includes more of a focus on the business applications of the concepts. Emphasis has been placed on securing corporate information systems, rather than just hosts in general. Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: New examples, exercises, and research findings appear throughout the text.

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Print Length: 672 pages

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Publisher: Pearson; 4 edition (February 19, 2014)

Publication Date: February 19, 2014

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


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I loved this book. My information systems security professor stayed close to what was covered in this book. This book was perfect for me. I have been a programmer professionally for three and a half years, and this book was exactly what I was looking for in understanding how to secure applications and networks. Note that only one of about ten chapters talks specifically about application security, which is great because we programmers have heard ad nauseum about SQL injection and such so want a broader understanding of how to secure the whole infrastructure.

This was a truly excellent introductory textbook on computer security. I would especially like to praise "Module A," the appendix section which teaches the basics of computer communication from the ground up. This was a great way to gain a thorough understanding of basic-level network traffic, which builds a solid foundation from which readers can understand the rest of the material.The chapters are long but thorough, with useful and interesting case studies peppered throughout. The boom is written on a level such that a person with a basic Bachelor's-level education in another field can understand the concepts even without a technical background in computers.As this is a textbook, I suspect most purchasers will be buying it because they are required to for a course. Just let this review serve as notice that you are, indeed, getting your money's worth.

Great textbook! We used this for our Enterprise Security course, and it was extremely well-written, understandable, and the exercises at the end were great. Loved having a glossary, since IT terminology is still new to me. Highly recommend!

The only problem i have with this book is that i was sent the Instructor's Review Copy instead of the student copy. There isn't much difference - but its hard to reference material from my professor's guidance because the information i'm often looking for isn't on the same page as with the student edition.

I been using this book for one of my graduate classes. I like the style in which it was written, it is easy to comprehend the material, and the questions at the end of each sections really help you understand more.Sometimes, I wish they elaborate more on a subject but it has serve its purpose till now.

This book really helped for my IT course! Very well laid out!

Need indicate the version of book, I'm looking for newest version, which is 5th version.

Great book. Quite easy to understand considering there are lots of concepts to grasp.

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