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Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations

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 ...

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Why Cops Die (And How to Prevent It)

Assembled by a police chief who spent 15 years as a sergeant, Why Cops Die (And How To Prevent It) is a manual filled cover to cover with advice for countering threats to a law enforcement officer's safety. Although Why Cops Die is written especially for police officers, anyone who needs or wants to understand just how dangerous police work is can learn from the anecdotes, case studies, and solid guidelines that responsible cops use ...

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African Security in the Twenty-First Century : Challenges and Opportunities

This book provides a highly useful and comprehensive look through the human security perspective of key security challenges facing Africa today and tomorrow. The use of this unifying human security framework makes the book well-suited as a core text for African regional studies. Or it should have been. Thanks to ill-advised and short-sighted publisher decisions, what we have instead is an overpriced $115 hardback that is more likely ...

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Security, Privacy and Reliability in Computer Communications and Networks

Very thorough and descriptive of different state-of-the-art networking issues! A must read for those are interested in today's computer networking technologies! Future communication networks aim to build an intelligent and efficient living environment by connecting a variety of heterogeneous networks to fulfill complicated tasks. These communication networks bring significant challenges in building secure and reliable communication n...

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Beautiful Security: Leading Security Experts Explain How They Think

Like O'Reilly's Beautiful Teams, this book's a series of essays by industry experts, this time focused on security. The various authors do a great job of covering topics from social engineering to forcing firms to focus on security. The chapters are all well-written, although a few do better jobs of keeping the material interesting and flowing. You'll find plenty of security-related history in the book. Phil Zimmerman's chapter on PG...

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Contemporary Physics Plays: Making Time to Know Responsibility

This book analyzes recent physics plays, arguing that their enaction of concepts from the sciences they discuss alters the nature of the decisions made by the characters, changing the ethical judgements that might be cast on them. Recent physics plays regularly alter the shape of space-time itself, drawing together disparate moments, reversing the flow of time, creating apparent contradictions, and iterating scenes for multiple branc...

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A+, Network+, Security+ Exams in a Nutshell

While I've written about O'reilly "Nutshell" books before, and have had nothing but compliments, I offer a caveat with this one: make sure you know your stuff before getting this book and taking the CompTIA tests. I bought this book with about 10 years of computer knowledge behind me - I did reasonably well on the A+ portion, but blew the Network+ right out of the water... This text hits all of the points with good categorization and...

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IT Security Metrics

Solidly written and well present book for IT Professionals to convey the essentials and apply the practical framework of IT Security metrics to keep the eye on the ball in a quickly changing business and IT landscape. I loaned it to my team and other colleagues who gained a different appreciation of the value, effort and also individual responsibilities required to ensure an enterprises IT security.  It's a nice book for people that ...

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Security and Privacy in Smart Grids

Presenting the work of prominent researchers working on smart grids and related fields around the world, Security and Privacy in Smart Grids identifies state-of-the-art approaches and novel technologies for smart grid communication and security. It investigates the fundamental aspects and applications of smart grid security and privacy and reports on the latest advances in the range of related areas―making it an ideal reference for s...

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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-501, 7th Edition

This is a really great and comprehensive book. Its well written and easy to understand. Unfortunately the book did not come with the PIN code to access the online tools that has two practice exams included. Pretty disappointed about that. It would be better if they made the customer aware that they are not getting the PIN code with the book.