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Confident Cyber Security

The Essential Insights and How to Protect from Threats

Uncover the basic principles of cyber security and futureproof your career with this easy-to-understand, jargon-busting beginner's guide to the practical skills you need.
EAN: 9781398611924
Edition: 2
Format: 216 x 138
264 pages

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About the book

The world is more digitally connected than ever before and, with this connectivity, comes vulnerability. This book will equip you with all the skills and insights you need to understand cyber security and kickstart a prosperous career.

Confident Cyber Security is here to help. From the human side to the technical and physical implications, this book takes you through the fundamentals: how to keep secrets safe, how to stop people being manipulated and how to protect people, businesses and countries from those who wish to do harm.

Featuring real-world case studies including Disney, the NHS, Taylor Swift and Frank Abagnale, this book is packed with clear explanations, sound advice and practical exercises to help you understand and apply the principles of cyber security. This new edition covers increasingly important topics such as deepfakes, AI and blockchain technology.

About the Confident series...
From coding and data science to cloud and cyber security, the Confident books are perfect for building your technical knowledge and enhancing your professional career.

About the authors

Dr Jessica Barker is an award-winning global leader in cyber security and a popular keynote speaker. She is co-founder and co-CEO of Cygenta, where she influences cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture in organizations around the world. Jessica Barker has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cyber security in the UK and is the Chair of ClubCISO. She is based in London, UK.
  • Whether you're an aspiring professional planning a career in cybersecurity or a board member needing to secure your organization, this book offers a goldmine of insights. Its accessible language and actionable advice make it a valuable resource for anyone.
  • Mikko Hypponen, technology speaker and author

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