Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 6: Book Review of Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World

Digital Librarian Daniel Cornwall reviews the book Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World by Douglas Jacobson and Joseph Idziorek. Daniel provides an overview of the book's content along with a favorable review. The podcast closes with three computer security tips taken from the book.

Listen to Podcast (.mp3)
[ 12 minutes ]
Recorded on January 15, 2014

Table of Contents, as promised in the podcast:

  1. What Is Information Security?
  2. Introducation to Computers and the Internet
  3. Passwords under Attack
  4. Email Security
  5. Malware: The Dark Side of Software
  6. Malware: Defense in Depth
  7. Securely Surfing the World Wide Web
  8. Online Shopping
  9. Wireless Internet Security
  10. Social Networking
  11. Social Engineering: Phishing for Suckers
  12. Staying Safe Online: The Human Threat
  13. Case Studies
  14. Moving Forward with Security and Book Summary
Appendix A: Reading List
Appendix B: Basics of Cryptography
Appendix C: Web Surfing Security Technologies

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