Preventing Digital Extortion

Dhanya Thakkar

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2017-05-29
  • 售價: $1,080
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,026
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 360
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1787120368
  • ISBN-13: 9781787120365

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商品描述

Learn the art of preventing digital extortion and securing confidential data

About This Book

  • Get acquainted with multiple cyber extortion attacks and techniques to mitigate them
  • Learn how DDOS, Crypto Virus, and other cyber extortion techniques can infect your computers, smartphones, servers, and cloud
  • A concise, fast-paced guide that develops your skills in protecting confidential data by leveraging widely used tools

Who This Book Is For

This book targets IT security managers, IT security engineers, security analysts, and professionals who are eager to avoid digital extortion for themselves or their organizations. They may have heard of such attacks but are not aware of their various types, techniques, and business impact.

What You Will Learn

  • Delve into the various types, stages, and economics of digital extortion
  • Understand the science behind different attacks
  • Understand the gravity of and mechanics behind ransomware and prevent and mitigate data breaches and financial losses
  • Use effective tools to defend against ransomware
  • Analyze attacks, the money flow, and cyber insurance processes
  • Learn the art of preventing digital extortion and securing confidential data
  • Get an idea of the future of extortion tactics and how technological advances will affect their development

In Detail

More and more cyber threats keep emerging every day, affecting organizations across the board, targeting the entire spectrum of the Internet. Digital--or cyber--extortion so far has come across as the most serious of such threats as it seeks to profit from