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All you wanted to know about Hacking and Computer Security 50% off for a limited time... This book will teach you everything you need to know about hacking, the history of hacking, the types of hacking and security measures that you should undertake. This book will teach you about the techniques you can use to prank your friends or spy on your significant other (maybe). It can also get you started on your journey towards being an ethical hacker, which... more...

"The promise of cloud computing is here. These pages provide the 'eyes wide open' insights you need to transform your business." --Christopher Crowhurst, Vice President, Strategic Technology, Thomson Reuters A Down-to-Earth Guide to Cloud Computing Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach provides a comprehensive look at the emerging paradigm of Internet-based enterprise applications and services. This accessible book offers a broad... more...

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires public companies to implement internal controls over financial reporting, operations, and assets-all of which depend heavily on installing or improving information security technology Offers an in-depth look at why a network must be set up with certain authentication computer science protocols (rules for computers to talk to one another) that guarantee security Addresses the critical concepts and... more...

Information is widely regarded as the lifeblood of modern business, but organizations are facing a flood of threats to such “intellectual capital” from hackers, viruses, and online fraud.  Directors must respond to increasingly complex and competing demands regarding data protection, privacy regulations, computer misuse, and investigatory regulations. IT Governance will be valuable to board members,... more...

Today's pervasive computing and communications networks have created an intense need for secure and reliable cryptographic systems. Bringing together a fascinating mixture of topics in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and informatics, this book presents the timeless mathematical theory underpinning cryptosystems both old and new. Major branches of classical and modern cryptography are discussed in detail, from basic block and stream cyphers... more...


Bitcoin is starting to come into its own as a digital currency, but the blockchain technology behind it could prove to be much more significant. This book takes you beyond the currency ("Blockchain 1.0") and smart contracts ("Blockchain 2.0") to demonstrate how the blockchain is in position to become the fifth disruptive computing paradigm after mainframes, PCs, the Internet, and mobile/social networking.... more...

Mastering Bitcoin tells you everything you need to know about joining one of the most exciting revolutions since the invention of the web: digital money. Bitcoin is the first successful digital currency. It's instant, global, frictionless and it is changing money forever. Bitcoin is still in its infancy, and yet it has already spawned an economy valued at nearly $2 billion that is growing exponentially. Established... more...

The brain is a fearsomely complex information-processing environment--one that often eludes our ability to understand it. At any given time, the brain is collecting, filtering, and analyzing information and, in response, performing countless intricate processes, some of which are automatic, some voluntary, some conscious, and some unconscious. Cognitive neuroscience is one of the ways we have to understand the... more...

This book gathers the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Technology (ICMWT), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in June 2017, an event that provides researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry with a platform to keep them abreast of cutting-edge developments in the field. The peer-reviewed and accepted papers presented here address topics in a number of major areas: Mobile, Wireless... more...

Key Features Learn how to extend Ansible with custom modules, plugins, and inventory sources Utilize advanced Ansible features to orchestrate rolling updates with little to no service disruptions An up-to-date book that brings to light the newly added features in Ansible 2.x Book Description This book provides you with the knowledge you need to understand how Ansible 2.1 works at a fundamental level and leverage its... more...