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Elementary Information Security, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access
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Author(s): Richard E. Smith, PhD
  • ISBN-13: 9781284108385
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     866 pages      © 2016
Price: $257.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Premier Access that includes all of the features found in the Navigate Advantage Access (ebook, assessments, instructor resources) plus the Virtual Security Cloud Labs!

Elementary Information Security is certified to comply fully with the NSTISSI 4011: the federal training standard for information security professionals.

An ideal text for introductory information security courses, the second edition of Elementary Information Security provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand introduction to the complex world of cybersecurity and technology. Thoroughly updated with recently reported cybersecurity incidents, this essential text enables students to gain direct experience by analyzing security problems and practicing simulated security activities. Emphasizing learning through experience, Elementary Information Security, Second Edition addresses technologies and cryptographic topics progressing from individual computers to more complex Internet-based systems.

The  Virtual Security Cloud Labs, delivered in a first-of-its-kind cloud computing environment uses cutting edge technology. These hands-on labs provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers.

Richard E. Smith, PhD

Dr. Rick Smith, Ph.D., CISSP, is a writer, educator, and consultant who operates the Cryptosmith consulting practice. Dr. Smith has over 30 years of experience with computing systems, half of which has focused on information security. Dr. Smith also teaches at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and has taught at the University of Minnesota and Boston University.