The Cyber Attack Survival Manual: Tools for Surviving Everything from Identity Theft to the Digital Apocalypse

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Weldon Owen International, 10.10.2017 - 248 Seiten
Cybersecurity experts present an accessible, informative, and fully illustrated guide to protecting yourself, your assets, and your loved ones online.
 
As we live more of our lives online, we need to be more aware of the risks we face—and what we can do to protect ourselves. We all know that our identities can be stolen, and that intellectual property can be copied and sold. But even scarier things are now possible. Vehicle systems can be hacked, our power grid can be sabotaged, and terrorists are getting more sophisticated by the day.
 
In The Cyber Attack Survival Manual, you learn hands-on tips and techniques for fighting back. Author Nick Selby, a police detective who specializes in busting cybercriminals, gathers a consortium of experts in digital currency, crimeware, intelligence, and more in order to share the latest and best security techniques.
 
The Cyber Attack Survival Manual covers:
 
Everyday security: How to keep your identity from being stolen, protect your kids, protect your cards, and much more.
 
Big Stories: Silk Road, Ashley Madison, FBI vs. Apple, WikiLeaks, Bitcoin, and what they mean to individuals and society at large.
 
Global issues: the NSA, how hackers can crash your car, and looming threats from China and elsewhere.
 

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Nick Selby has nearly 20 years of cyber security and intelligence experience, and is a currently a police detective and cyber security consultant. He is the co-founder of StreetCred Software, Inc. which creates software and services that help police agencies, courts, and cities access, rank, understand, and use a vast range of data. He appears frequently in media including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, NPR, and Fox News discussing online security, terrorism, and more. His latest book is In Context: Understanding Police Killings of Unarmed Civilians (CIAI/Calibre Press). Nick is also co-author of Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look at the Economics of Cybercrime (Syngress) and was technical editor of Investigating Internet Crimes (Syngress)

Heather Vescent is a social scientist who studies future trends to help people understand and take advantage of change. She does this through speaking, consulting, research projects, design fictions, and media productions. Her company, The Purple Tornado, has been around since 2006. Prior to The Purple Tornado, she helped build and launch more than 50 Internet products at over 30 startups from 1996 to the 2005 in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. Recently, Heather completed an assignment with the Swift Innovation Team, Innotribe, based in New York, NY and La Hulpe, Brussels. She is best known for her research on the Future of Transactions, which she presented at SxSW, Sibos, TedxZwolle, The Future of Money,Tomorrow's Transactions and other conferences around the world. She is the producer and creator of 4 short films, including “Fly Me to the Moon;” nominated for the Most Important Futures Award by the Association of Professional Futurists, 2012; “Flowers for Grandma;” “Innotribe Startup Challenge Documentary," and “Slices of Life.”

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