Cyber Security reads

Here we have compiled a series of books & ebooks to read up on Cyber Security. They provide an introduction through to advanced topics on the threats, potential consequences, and mitigation techniques.

Below is our compilation of book and ebooks on Cyber Security:

Beginners Guide to Cybersecurity for Senior Citizens: A comprehensive guide to protecting yourself cyber attacks and identity theft in 2021

Cybercrimes are very rampant these days and almost anyone can be hacked. However, there are a few easy and inexpensive things you can do to protect yourself and your business from these hackers. Have you ever wondered what cybersecurity is or exactly what cybersecurity experts do? Have you ever wanted to get into cybersecurity but didn’t know where to start from? This is what this book is about.
In this book, you’ll learn what cybersecurity experts do, how to easily get into a cybersecurity career, and above all how to protect yourself and your business from cybercriminals.
  • Paperback: 152 pages (large print)
  • Author: Mason Tindall
  • Published: March 25, 2021
  • Reviews: n/a

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Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit

Tanner gives comprehensive coverage to such crucial topics as security assessment and configuration, strategies for protection and defense, offensive measures, and remediation while aligning the concept with the right tool using the CIS Controls version 7 as a guide. Readers will learn why and how to use fundamental open source and free tools such as ping, tracert, PuTTY, pathping, sysinternals, NMAP, OpenVAS, Nexpose Community, OSSEC, Hamachi, InSSIDer, Nexpose Community, Wireshark, Solarwinds Kiwi Syslog Server, Metasploit, Burp, Clonezilla and many more.
  • Paperback: 288 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Nadean H. Tanner
  • Published: April 30, 2019
  • Reviews: 4.5/5.0

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Cybersecurity: Essential Guide for Beginners to Learn Basic Methods of Cybersecurity

This book offers an overview of essential components and methods of cybersecurity. The first three chapters of the book contain fundamental knowledge of cybersecurity while the later chapters focus on different methods of cybersecurity. The knowledge of the internet and the underlying phenomena occurring in the cyber world is essential to understand the basics of cybersecurity. Readers of this book will learn about the essential concepts of cybersecurity. These are realities that constitute the basis of our knowledge of cybersecurity. The information gained from this book will help the reader understand the requirement to improve cybersecurity applications. Implementation of cybersecurity principles is essential to safeguard our systems connected to the cyber world.
  • Paperback: 173 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Henry George
  • Published: January 24, 2020
  • Reviews: 4.0/5.0

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Cybersecurity Essentials

Cybersecurity Essentials provides a comprehensive introduction, with expert coverage of essential topics required for entry-level cybersecurity certifications. It covers the four distinct challenges of creating an effective cybersecurity defense: securing the infrastructure, securing devices, securing local networks, and securing the perimeter. The authors—noted security experts—summarize the fundamental concepts of each challenge and include real-world scenarios that show how these vulnerabilities look in everyday computing. The text offers a summary of the key concepts, review questions, and hands-on exercises designed to help assess an understanding of key concepts.
  • Paperback: 784 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Charles J. Brooks, Christopher Grow, Philip Craig, Donald Short
  • Published: October 5, 2018
  • Reviews: 4.5/5.0

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Cybersecurity For 2021: Essential Cybersecurity defence Strategies and what everyone needs to know to protect themselves in an era of Cyberwar

Cybersecurity for 2021 is a book with well-researched information about common types of cyberattacks, latest behavior and strategies of intruders plus practical actions to build a cyber-security fortress. These strategies give you the protection and strategies with which to fight against cyber-attacks in your work and personal life.
  • Paperback: 112 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Nathan James
  • Published: January 13, 2021
  • Reviews: 3.5/5.0

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Cybersecurity For Dummies

Cybersecurity is the protection against the unauthorized or criminal use of electronic data and the practice of ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information. Being “cyber-secure” means that a person or organization has both protected itself against attacks by cyber criminals and other online scoundrels, and ensured that it has the ability to recover if it is attacked.
If keeping your business or your family safe from cybersecurity threats is on your to-do list, Cybersecurity For Dummies will introduce you to the basics of becoming cyber-secure! You’ll learn what threats exist, and how to identify, protect against, detect, and respond to these threats, as well as how to recover if you have been breached!
  • Paperback: 368 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Joseph Steinberg
  • Published: October 15, 2019
  • Reviews: 4.5/5.0

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Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide: A comprehensive guide to getting started in cybersecurity

This book put together all the possible information with regards to cybersecurity, why you should choose it, the need for cybersecurity and how can you be part of it and fill the cybersecurity talent gap bit by bit. Starting with the essential understanding of security and its needs, we will move to the security domain changes and how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping to secure systems. Later, this book will walk you through all the skills and tools that everyone who wants to work as a security personal needs to be aware of. Then, this book will teach readers how to think like an attacker and explore some advanced security methodologies.
  • Paperback: 396 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
  • Published: May 27, 2019
  • Reviews: 4.5/5.0

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Practical Cyber Security for Extremely Busy People: Protect yourself, your family, and your career from online exploitation

This guidebook will help aware individuals like yourself make actionable steps to protect you, those you care about, and your career from cyber threats and online exploitation. Real-life case studies will bring you into the mindset of both cyber criminals and victims to help you protect what’s most important and valuable to you. Included throughout the book are screenshots and informative graphics to provide a clearer picture of instructions, websites and apps that you may consider using. The intention is to make the cyber security steps you personally take less intimidating, more transparent, and more efficient.
  • Paperback: 362 pages (ebook available)
  • Author: Daniel Farber Huang
  • Published: November 28, 2020
  • Reviews: 4.5/5.0

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