Cybersecurity for Beginners by Raef MeeuwisseCybersecurity for Beginners by Raef Meeuwisse

Cybersecurity for Beginners

byRaef Meeuwisse

Paperback | March 14, 2017

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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.’

ALSO featuring an alphabetical section at the back of the book to help you translate many of the main cybersecurity technical terms into plain, non-technical English.

This is the second edition of this book, with updates and additional content.

Raef Meeuwisse holds multiple certifications for information security and authored the security control framework for a Fortune 20 company. He also created AdaptiveGRC, the world's first single data source / zero replication governance, risk management and compliance suite. He is an interim CISO for hire and an entertaining internation...
Title:Cybersecurity for BeginnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.47 inPublished:March 14, 2017Publisher:Cyber Simplicity LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911452037

ISBN - 13:9781911452034


Table of Contents

Chapter Outline
1. Cybersecurity & Its Origins
2. About the Case Studies
3. Case Study - Target 2013
4. The Disciplines within Cybersecurity
5. Case Study – Edward Snowden 2013
6. Basic Cybersecurity Concepts
 - Identify
 - Protect
 - Detect, Respond and Recover
 - Repeat
7. Human Factors
8. Technical Cybersecurity
9. Evolving Attack and Defense Methods
10. Case Study – Sony (2014)
11. The Cybersecurity Cold War
12. Risk-Based Cybersecurity & Stacked Risk
13. How Cyber Exposed Are You?
14. What to Do When Things Go Wrong
15. A Glimpse toward the Future
16. Bringing it all Together
Cybersecurity to English Dictionary (abridged)