Computer and Information Security Handbook, Third Edition, provides the most current and complete reference on computer security available in one volume. The book offers deep coverage of an extremely wide range of issues in computer and cybersecurity theory, applications, and best practices, offering the latest insights into established and emerging technologies and advancements.
With new parts devoted to such current topics as Cloud Security, Cyber-Physical Security, and Critical Infrastructure Security, the book now has 100 chapters written by leading experts in their fields, as well as 12 updated appendices and an expanded glossary. It continues its successful format of offering problem-solving techniques that use real-life case studies, checklists, hands-on exercises, question and answers, and summaries.
Chapters new to this edition include such timely topics as Cyber Warfare, Endpoint Security, Ethical Hacking, Internet of Things Security, Nanoscale Networking and Communications Security, Social Engineering, System Forensics, Wireless Sensor Network Security, Verifying User and Host Identity, Detecting System Intrusions, Insider Threats, Security Certification and Standards Implementation, Metadata Forensics, Hard Drive Imaging, Context-Aware Multi-Factor Authentication, Cloud Security, Protecting Virtual Infrastructure, Penetration Testing, and much more.
Online chapters can also be found on the book companion website:
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 1280
Weight: 2850 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
"The editor, John Vacca, has pulled together contributions from a large number of experts into a massive tome that touches on pretty much every angle of security and privacy. ...it's hard to think of anyone with any interest in infosecurity who wouldn't get something out of it.
This is the reference work you want on your bookshelf when you need to quickly get a grounding in some new aspect of security." --Network Security Newsletter