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Cyber Safety, 1st Edition

  • EC-Council
  • ISBN-10: 1435483715
  • ISBN-13: 9781435483712
  • 128 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Cyber Safety, part of the EC-Council | Press series, is designed for anyone interested in learning computer security and networking basics, and prepares students for entry into high-end IT programs. Beginning with an overview of cyber crime and security, Cyber Safety explains basic security procedures and challenges that arise in the workplace, and includes discussions of the various security threats and attacks to which today's computer users are vulnerable. The reader will also learn how to address incident response and how to restrict site access, identify secure websites and establish security for a wireless network access point. Working safely on the Internet is a focus of the book, including topics such as transacting business, communicating via instant messaging, and using portable, wireless USB devices, as well as using media files and third-party software. Cyber Safety provides readers with a solid base of knowledge to work towards Security|5 Certification or simply to better protect themselves and their information.


  • Written in non-technical manner so that readers with any level of computer experience can understand and apply the lessons.

  • Case Studies throughout each chapter present real-world scenarios and challenging questions to help readers develop problem-solving skills.

  • Hands-On Projects encourage the learner to apply the knowledge gained after finishing each chapter.

  • Official EC-Council Press content prepares readers for the Security

  • 5 certification exam from EC-Council.

About the Author


The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.

Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Security.
2. Basic Security Procedures.
3. Desktop Security.
4. Administering Windows Securely.
5. Recognizing Security Threats and Attacks.
6. Incident Response.
7. Secure Internet Access.
8. Working on the Internet.