The Personal Internet Security Guidebook
Keeping Hackers and Crackers out of Your HomeBy
- Tim Speed
- Juanita Ellis
- Steffano Korper
Personal computer users and information technology managers.
Paperback, 202 Pages
Published: October 2001
Imprint: Academic Press
"Written in an easygoing and friendly manner, the book defines and explains the terms to know, such as routers, servers, bugs, DSL, etc. Threats (such as viruses) and solutions (such as encryption systems) are included. Single computers and home network configuration scenarios are presented, with suggested approaches to consider. Topics include Internet connections, physical security, theft-prevention devices, data protection, and privacy. The book is well-written...An excellent TCP/IP appendix, glossary, and index are included. Although especially useful for readers new to computer security, this book is also recommended for experienced users as a good overall descriptitve work. All levels. --H.J. Bender, Education Process Inprovement Center, Inc.