The Language of Cybersecurity

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Compiled and Edited by Maria Antonieta Flores

The Language of Cybersecurity defines 52 terms that every business professional should know, even professionals who do not specialize in cybersecurity. In a dangerous world, every business person needs to understand the importance of cybersecurity and be able to speak intelligently with cybersecurity professionals.

Description

The Language of Cybersecurity defines 52 terms that every business professional should know about cybersecurity, even professionals who are not specialists. Anyone who uses any kind of computing device needs to understand the importance of cybersecurity, and every business professional also needs to be able to speak intelligently with cybersecurity professionals.

The Language of Cybersecurity introduces the world of cybersecurity through the terminology that defines the field. Each of the 52 main terms contains a definition, a statement of why the term is important, and an essay that explains why a business professional should know about the term.

Each term was authored by an expert practitioner in that area.

The Language of Cybersecurity looks at vulnerabilities, exploits, defenses, planning, and compliance. In addition there is a glossary that defines more than 80 additional. For those who want to dig deeper, there are more than 150 references for further exploration.

Expertly compiled and edited by Tonie Flores, this book is a useful reference for cybersecurity experts, managers, students, and anyone who uses a computer, tablet, smart phone, or other computing device.

Contents

The Language of Cybersecurity is a collaborative effort with fifty-two expert contributors, all known for their depth of knowledge. Each contributed term has a concise definition, an importance statement, and an essay that describes why business professionals need to know that term.

You will find basic terms, such as social engineering, alongside more advanced terms, such as threat modeling. They span the depth and breadth, as well as the past and future, of cybersecurity. In addition there are short definitions of 78 additional terms. For those who want to dig deeper, there are more than 150 references for further exploration.

Terms are grouped into five categories: Vulnerabilities, Exploits, Defenses, Planning, and Compliance.

About the Editor

Tonie Flores has guided systems and business professionals through the complexities of selecting and implementing leading edge information processing solutions. Her work as a systems engineer, instructor, change management specialist, and technical writer has helped information technology users from the shop floor and back office through the C-suite in Asia, Latin America, and the United States.

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