Five must-read books on cyber security

Books are a great way of increasing your cyber security knowledge, but with thousands to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to begin. 

To help you get the best information available and enable you to advance your cyber security career, weve chosen some of our best titles for you.

Security in the Digital World

Security in the Digital World by Graham DayTechnology is always developing, and so are the threats and risks of being online. 

Whether you’re working in the most mature enterprise environment, unemployed or retired, you’re at risk. 

This book explains the common digital threats to home, office and mobile users, as well as providing advice and guidance. 

You’ll gain a fountain of knowledge for modern security needs, and get an overview of who conducts cyber attacks, why, and where they come from. The book also explains what you can do to protect yourself and others from cyber risks. 

Price: €15.95 

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Build a Security Culture

 Build a Security Culture by Kai RoerHuman behaviour is complex and inconsistent, making it a rich hunting ground for criminal hackers and a significant risk to the security of your organisation. An effective way to address this risk is to create a culture of security. 

This book explains how to manage threats by implementing an effective framework for an organisational culture, ensuring that your organisation is set up to repel malicious intrusions and threats based on common human vulnerabilities. 

Price: €15.95 

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Insider Threat – A guide to understanding, detecting, and defending against the enemy from within

 Insider Threat - A Guide to Understanding, Detecting, and Defending Against the Enemy from Within by Dr Julie E. MehanEvery organisation is vulnerable to insider abuse, errors or malicious attacks. These can impact reputation, operations and profitability, and expose data, harm the organisation, or deliver valuable intellectual property into competitors’ hands. 

This book is the ideal resource for anyone looking to learn how a security culture based on international best practice can help mitigate the insider threat to your security. 

Price: €47.95

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An Introduction to Hacking and Crimeware – A Pocket Guide

An Introduction to Hacking & Crimeware - A Pocket Guide by Victoria Lowengart Cyber crime is on the rise, and it is becoming easier and easier for criminals to steal your personal information. Toolkits to create viruses, spyware, and other forms of malware are now readily available to anyone wishing to defraud and do damage, and you could be leaving yourself open to attack. 

An Introduction to Hacking and Crimeware is a comprehensive pocket guide to more serious online threats. Knowledge of these threats will help you understand how to ensure that your computer systems are protected and make sure that your business is safe, enabling you to focus on your core activities without fearing attack. 

Price: €12.95

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Information Security Breaches – Avoidance and Treatment based on ISO27001

Information Security Breaches - Avoidance and Treatment based on ISO27001 by Michael KrauszWhen your organisation’s security is compromised, you cannot afford to waste time deciding how to resolve the issue. You must be ready to take prompt and decisive action. 

Many titles explain how to reduce the risk of information security breaches. Nevertheless, breaches do occur, even to organisations that have taken all reasonable precautions. This book helps you manage this threat by detailing what to do as soon as you discover a breach. 

It uses real-life incidents to explain how to reduce the risk of information security breaches and, crucially, what to do when they occur. 

Price: €12.95

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