Understand why cyber security is important in today’s world and use these tips to prevent your system from cyber-attacks.
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The cybersecurity industry and all of the threats and dangers that exist within it are all too real. That’s one reason why cybersecurity books make for some pretty interesting reading both in terms of academics and entertainment.
That’s because the best cybersecurity books are those that are written to inform as well as entertain. They hijack your attention as readily as a cyberattack and don’t let you go until you reach the back cover.
Good cybersecurity books share insights gained from real-world situations and examples that we can learn from as professionals. It’s the great ones that teach us what to look out for so that we’re prepared to prevent ourselves from falling prey to cybercriminals.
But what are considered the “best cybersecurity books” and why? This two-part question led me to reach out to seven IT and cybersecurity experts within the industry to inquire about their favorite books on cybersecurity and create a list of the “best cybersecurity books.” Wondering which titles made their lists?
1. The Social Engineer’s Playbook: A Practical Guide to Pretexting
2. Hacking Exposed 7
3. Information Assurance Handbook: Effective Computer Security and Risk Management Strategies
4. Applied Network Security Monitoring: Collection, Detection, and Analysis
5. Security Metrics, A Beginner’s Guide
6. The Practice of Network Security Monitoring: Understanding Incident Detection and Response
7. Network Security Assessment: Know Your Network
8. Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online
9. Crafting the InfoSec Playbook
10. Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to
Vikram Taneja, acquaint with various means and mediums, plans to pitch to International communities in order to block/restrict easy accessibility of such software/sites. He further anticipates a shift in security challenges from business to consumer focus, with arrival of commercially available self-driven vehicles and drones for delivery of goods/products. “There would be a growing need to fill the gaps and enhance consumer security products/solutions,” says Vikram.
Vikram Taneja, the partner to CyberSRC® Consultancy, is a firm, determined and dedicated professional. He knows very well how to accomplish his tasks systematically, even in the case of tough, challenging & tedious tasks. He plans to invest in the welfare of the security industry in every possible way. Through CyberSRC, he also intends to support the formation of International Cyber Law for strict and stern actions against cyber criminals.
The internet has proven to be a powerful force in today’s world of communication. Through the internet, sharing a vast amount of data across the globe has made enterprises to fall prey to cybercrime through different forms of attacks. Also, the threat of cyber warfare increases day after day. In the wake of breaches and high-profile data theft, it becomes crucial for enterprises to determine future threats and to reform their cybersafety stance. For this reason, new and old industry players should be poised to capitalize on the evolving cyber threat landscape. The Founder and CEO of Cybint, Roy Zur believes that every leader has the responsibility of security. He further adds, “As we enter an age that increasingly relies on cybersecurity, we all have the responsibility to do our part.”