Big Breaches: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone

Big Breaches: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone
  • eBook:
    Big Breaches: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone
  • Author:
    Neil Daswani, Moudy Elbayadi
  • Edition:
    1 edition
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  • Data:
    March 11, 2021
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  • Pages:
    474 pages
  • Format:
    PDF, ePUB

Book Description
The cybersecurity industry has seen an investment of over $45 billion in the past 15 years. Hundreds of thousands of jobs in the field remain unfilled amid breach after breach, and the problem has come to a head. It is time for everyone―not just techies―to become informed and empowered on the subject of cybersecurity.
In engaging and exciting fashion, Big Breaches covers some of the largest security breaches and the technical topics behind them such as phishing, malware, third-party compromise, software vulnerabilities, unencrypted data, and more. Cybersecurity affects daily life for all of us, and the area has never been more accessible than with this book.
You will obtain a confident grasp on industry insider knowledge such as effective prevention and detection countermeasures, the meta-level causes of breaches, the seven crucial habits for optimal security in your organization, and much more. These valuable lessons are applied to real-world cases, helping you deduce just how high-profile mega-breaches at Target, JPMorgan Chase, Equifax, Marriott, and more were able to occur.Whether you are seeking to implement a stronger foundation of cybersecurity within your organization or you are an individual who wants to learn the basics, Big Breaches ensures that everybody comes away with essential knowledge to move forward successfully. Arm yourself with this book’s expert insights and be prepared for the future of cybersecurity.

Who This Book Is For
Those interested in understanding what cybersecurity is all about, the failures have taken place in the field to date, and how they could have been avoided. For existing leadership and management in enterprises and government organizations, existing professionals in the field, and for those who are considering entering the field, this book covers everything from how to create a culture of security to the technologies and processes you can employ to achieve security based on lessons that can be learned from past breaches.


Part I: Big Breaches
Chapter 1: The Root Causes of Data Breaches
Chapter 2: The Capital One Breach
Chapter 3: The Marriott Breach
Chapter 4: The Equifax Breach
Chapter 5: Facebook Security Issues and the 2016 US Presidential Election
Chapter 6: The OPM Breaches of 2014 and 2015
Chapter 7: The Yahoo Breaches of 2013 and 2014
Chapter 8: The Target and JPMorgan Chase Breaches of 2013 and 2014

Part II: Cybersecurity Lessons for Everyone
Chapter 9: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Security
Chapter 10: Advice for Boards of Directors
Chapter 11: Advice for Technology and Security Leaders
Chapter 12: Technology Defenses to Fight the Root Causes of Breach: Part One
Chapter 13: Technology Defenses to Fight the Root Causes of Breach: Part Two
Chapter 14: Advice to Cybersecurity Investors
Chapter 15: Advice to Consumers
Chapter 16: Applying Your Skills to Cybersecurity
Chapter 17: Recap

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