How Cybersecurity Really Works: A Hands-On Guide for Total Beginners

Grubb, Sam


Cybersecurity for Beginners is an engaging, informal introduction to the field of cybersecurity. Readers learn how attackers operate, as well as how to defend individuals and organizations against online attacks.

- An accessible introduction to the field of cybersecurity, requiring no prior technical knowledge
- Readers learn how black hat (criminal) hackers select targets, trick victims into divulging private information, deploy malware, steal passwords, steal data, pirate WiFi, and escape detection
- Readers also learn strategies for defending against online attacks


Sam Grubb is a cybersecurity consultant for a managed service provider that works with a large variety of clients. He has six years of experience teaching cybersecurity to both adults and teenagers and holds several cybersecurity certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.