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Internet Security: How to Defend Against Attackers on the Web, Second Edition

Author(s): Mike Harwood, Writer and Editor for the
  • ISBN-13: 9781284090550
  • Paperback    438 pages      © 2016
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The new Virtual Security Cloud Labs 3.0 for this title will be released in December 2017, for use in Spring 2018 classes.

The Second Edition of Internet Security: How to Defend Against Attackers on the Web  (formerly titled Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social Networking) provides an in-depth look at how to secure mobile users as customer-facing information migrates from mainframe computers and application servers to Web-enabled applications. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of the evolutionary changes that have occurred in computing, communications, and social networking and discusses how to secure systems against all the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Web-enabled applications accessible via the internet. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare readers to successfully secure Web-enabled applications.

New and Key Features of the Second Edition:

  • NEW! - New Chapter 4, Securing Mobile Communications
  • Provides a weatlh of exercises and real-world examples
  • Details the latest internet threats and risks when connecting to the internet, as well as mitigating risk and securing applications
  • Discusses penetration testing of production Web sites
  • Examines mobile device and connectivity security

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Written for IT students and professionals hoping to gain knowledge about security systems as they relate to web applications and social networking.

Chapter  1: From Mainframe to Client / Server to World Wide Web  
Chapter  2: Security Considerations for Small Businesses  
Chapter  3: Security Considerations for Home and Personal Online Use  
Chapter  4: Mitigating Risk When Connecting to the Internet  
Chapter  5: Mitigating Web Site Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities  
Chapter  6: Introducing the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC)  
Chapter  7: Securing Web Applications  
Chapter  8: Mitigating Web Application Vulnerabilities  
Chapter  9: Maintaining PCI DSS Compliance for E-commerce Web Sites  
Chapter  10: Testing and Quality Assurance for Production Web Sites  
Chapter  11: Performing a Web Site Vulnerability and Security Assessment  
Chapter  12: Securing Mobile Communications  
Chapter  13: Securing Personal and Business Communications  
Chapter  14: Security Training, Education, and Certification  
Chapter  15: Web Application Security Organizations  

Mike Harwood-Writer and Editor for the

Mike Harwood (MCT, MCSE, A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+) has more than 15 years experience working in information technology and related fields. In that time, he’s held a number of roles within IT, including network administrator, instructor, technical writer, Web site designer, consultant, and online marketing strategist. He’s been a regular on-air technology contributor for CBC Radio and has written numerous computer books, including the best-selling Network+ Exam Cram for Que Publishing and the A+ Faster Smarter title for Microsoft. Currently Mike is employed as the new editor and writer for the

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