Information Security in Education
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This Wikibook is an introduction to information security aimed primarily at K-12 administrators, educators, and (to a lesser extent) technology staff. Security is an important issue for many reasons, but security professionals have found that actions taken to increase security often have a minimal, or even opposite, effect.
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by Lillian Ablon, Martin C. Libicki, Andrea A. Golay - RAND Corporation
Criminal activities in cyberspace are increasingly facilitated by burgeoning black markets for both tools (e.g., exploit kits) and take (e.g., credit card information). This report describes the fundamental characteristics of these markets.
by National Institute of Standards and Technology
The book provides info on securing hardware and software resources of sensitive systems, explains important concepts and interrelationships of security controls. It illustrates the major techniques for each control, and related considerations.
by Danny Smith - Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
This report examines the threats a computer system might face, and details what tools and techniques are available to combat them. An examination of common authentication techniques is provided, including X.509 Strong Authentication and Kerberos.
by Dan Farmer, Wietse Venema - Addison-Wesley Professional
Forensic information can be found everywhere you look. The authors develop tools to collect information from obvious and not so obvious sources, walk through analyses of real intrusions in detail, and discuss the limitations of their approach.