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This best-selling guide provides a complete, practical, up-to-date introduction to network and computer security. Security Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Fifth Edition, maps to the new CompTIA Security SY0-401 Certification Exam, providing thorough coverage of all domain objectives to help readers prepare for professional certification and career success. The text covers the essentials of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The extensively updated Fifth Edition features a new structure based on major domains, a new chapter dedicated to mobile device security, expanded coverage of attacks and defenses, and new and updated information reflecting recent developments and emerging trends in information security, such as virtualization. New hands-on and case activities help readers review and apply what they have learned, and end-of-chapter exercises direct readers to the Information Security Community Site for additional activities and a wealth of learning resources, including blogs, videos, and current news and information relevant to the information security field.
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Mark Ciampa is Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Previously, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Academic Computing for 20 years at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee. He is also the author of many Cengage/Course Technology textbooks, including Security Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs, 3e, CWSP Guide to Wireless Security, Guide to Wireless Communications, and Networking BASICS. He holds a Ph.D. in digital communication systems from Indiana State University.
Updated with the latest advances from the field, GUIDE TO COMPUTER FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS, Fifth Edition combines all-encompassing topic coverage, authoritative information from seasoned experts, and real-world applications to deliver the most comprehensive forensics resource available. This proven author team’s wide ranging areas of expertise mirror the breadth of coverage provided in the book, which focuses on techniques and practices for gathering and analyzing evidence used to solve crimes involving computers. While other books offer more of an overview of the field, this hands-on learning text provides clear instruction on the tools and techniques of the trade, introducing readers to every step of the computer forensics investigation-from lab set-up to testifying in court. It also details step-by-step guidance on how to use current forensics software and provides free demo downloads. Appropriate for learners new to the field, it is also an excellent refresher and technology update for professionals in law enforcement, investigations, or computer security.
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Amelia Phillips is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has worked for more than 30 years in government, private industry, and academics. She has designed distance education classes and e-commerce, computer forensics, and network security programs at several community colleges. Amelia is Chair of the Pure and Applied Science Division at Highline Community College, a Fulbright Scholar, and a recent PhD in computer security. Bill Nelson has been a computer forensics examiner for a Fortune 50 company for the past 12 years and has developed high-tech investigation programs for professional organizations and colleges. His previous experience includes AFIS software engineering and reserve police work. Christopher Steuart is one of the founders and the staff attorney for IT Forensics.com. Previously, he was an information systems security specialist for a Fortune 50 company and the United States government. Chris resides in Seattle, Washington.
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ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2016: COMPREHENSIVE engages both computer rookies and today’s pros as this edition guides readers in thoroughly mastering advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 skills. Praised for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, this book, like all others in the Illustrated Series, incorporates a hallmark two-page layout that allows readers to see an entire task in one view. Each presentation is easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that reflect exactly what readers should see on their own computers. Each module begins with a brief overview of the lesson’s principles and introduces a case study for further application to ensure readers gain a complete understanding of Microsoft Excel 2016. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Whether you are a computer rookie or pro, you can thoroughly master Microsoft Excel 2016 skills quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2016: COMPREHENSIVE. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series incorporates a hallmark two-page layout that allows you to see an entire task in one view. Each presentation is easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that clearly outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that reflect exactly what you should see on your own computer. Each module begins with a brief overview of the lesson’s principles and introduces a case study for further application to ensure you gain a complete understanding of Microsoft Excel 2016. In addition, new Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge using hands-on activities.
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Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe(R) Photoshop, Microsoft(R) Office, and Microsoft(R) Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art. Lynn Wermers is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts where she teaches MS Office and web development courses. She also teaches part-time in the Math Department for the School of College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Ms. Wermers has authored numerous leading books that focus on Excel for Cengage Learning.
Both computer rookies and pros can thoroughly master Microsoft Word 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & WORD 2016: COMPREHENSIVE. Skills are accessible and easy to follow with a hallmark two-page layout that allows readers to see an entire task without turning the page. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, this book incorporates Learning Outcomes that outline the Microsoft Word 2016 skills addressed in each lesson. Larger full-color images reflect exactly what readers should see on their own computer screens. Each module begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces an updated case study for further application to ensure readers gain a full understanding of Microsoft Word 2016. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now students can master the nuances of Microsoft® Office quickly with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2019 COMPREHENSIVE, part of today’s popular Illustrated Series. This focused, user-friendly approach uses a proven two-page layout that allows students to work through an entire task without turning the page. Clear Learning Outcomes outline the skills for each lesson, while large full-color screen images reflect exactly what students see on their own computers. Each module begins with a brief overview of the principles covered in the lesson and introduces a real-world case scenario to engage students and reinforce critical skills to make them successful in their educational and professional careers. In addition, MindTap and updated SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) online resources are available to guide additional study and ensure successful results.
Discover all of the latest advancements that Microsoft Access 2016 has to offer with MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE — the new edition in the acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series books. For more than three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced advanced computer skills to millions of students like you. MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE provides an enhanced learning approach to help you master all aspects of Microsoft Access 2016, no matter what your learning style. A trademark, step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach encourages you to expand your understanding of Microsoft Access 2016 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. This new edition delivers effective educational materials specifically designed to introduce more advanced features, improve retention, and prepare you for success in using Microsoft Access 2016.
This book covers the basics of PHP and MySQL along with introductions to advanced topics including object-oriented programming and how to build Web sites that incorporate authentication and security. After you complete this course, you will be able to use PHP and MySQL to build professional quality, database-driven Web sites.