Jun 05 2013

CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime

Category: cyber security,CybercrimeDISC @ 10:14 am


Cyber wars between companies, hacker groups and governments can force entire countries to a standstill. A lone, but sophisticated, hacker can bring global organisations to their knees from just an internet café. The threat isn’t even entirely external; perhaps the greatest threat sits uncomfortably in plain sight – from inside your staff.  Arm yourself with the top cyber security titles:

CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime

This book is written by Dr Julie Mehan who is a Principal Analyst for a strategic consulting firm in the State of Virginia. She has been a Government Service employee, a strategic consultant, and an entrepreneur – which either demonstrates her flexibility or inability to hold on to a steady job! Until November 2007, she was the co-founder of a small woman-owned company focusing on secure, assured software modernization and security services. She led business operations, as well as the information technology governance and information assurance-related services, including certification and accreditation, systems security engineering process improvement, and information assurance strategic planning and programme management. During previous years, Dr Mehan delivered information assurance and security-related privacy services to senior department of defence, federal government, and commercial clients working in Italy, Australia, Canada, Belgium, and the United States.

Here are the contents of this book.

The world is becoming ever more interconnected and vulnerable, as has been demonstrated by the recent cyber attacks on Estonia. Thus the need for stringent and comprehensive methods for combating cyber crime and terror have never before been need more than now.
Information security should not be an after thought. It should be ingrained into the organisation’s culture. This book will help you create this forward thinking culture using best practices and standards.
Key Features:

  • Straightforward and no-nonsense guide to using best practices and standards, such as ISO 27001, to instil a culture of information security awareness within an organisation.
  • Distils key points on how to use best practices and standards to combat cyber crime and terror.
  • The information within the book is presented in a straightforward and no-nonsense style, leading the reader step-by-step through the key points.



What other people say about this book:
So what you have in CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime is a skillful blend of very readable, at times even entertaining and certain to stimulate introspection, guidance on just why and how cyber security is important to every organization connected to the internet – try to name one that is not .  I would bet that truly effective leaders will purchase multiple copies and circulate CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime throughout the entire organization.
Leonard Zuga, Partner, Technology and Business Insider (TBI)

“This book is a good basis for a security roadmap. It’s well researched and well written.”

Peter Wood, Chief of Operations at First Base Technologies


“This is a book that I will look forward to using to enhance both my undergraduate and graduate instruction in information security.”

Dr Bob Folden, Assistant Professor, Business Administration and MIS, Texas A&M University – Commerce


“This is an interesting book that introduces the reader to the security of the Internet industry, goes into some details on how some abuse it. This is a very good book. You will enjoy it.”

Jerome Athias, Computer Security Researcher

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