The fast and easy way to secure your CISSP certification Are you a security professional seeking the valuable CISSP certification? Good for you! CISSP For Dummies is the ideal starting point on your journey, providing you with a friendly and accessible framework for studying for this highly sought-after certification. Fully updated to reflect the latest iterations of all eight domains covered by the test, it offers helpful study tips, guidance on making a 60-day study plan, 'instant answers' to help you recall key information, practice tests, and much more. Packed with key information needed to pass the exam—and hints on how to remember it all on test day—this new edition of CISSP For Dummies takes the intimidation out of preparing for getting your certification. Every chapter includes a 'Quick Assessment' test at the beginning and a 'Test Prep' section at the end to help you gauge your progress, while access to randomly generated test questions online gives you the freedom to practice and test your knowledge whenever it's convenient for you. Review the eight domains of security found in the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge Explore security websites and supplementary books Get a feel for the real thing with 250 practice exam questions Learn about exam requirements and find out how to register If you're a CISSP hopeful or an existing certification-holder looking to renew your certification, CISSP For Dummies is the down-to-earth roadmap to get you there.
The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) credential from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)2 is the world's leading IT security certification, with 30,000 individuals certified and as many as seven times that number taking the exam The down-to-earth, jargon-free Dummies style sets this book apart from other CISSP exam-prep guides, making it easy for candidates to master the latest (ISC)2 common body of knowledge and the ten domains tested by the CISSP Includes Quick Assessments at the beginning of each chapter, a Prep Test at the end of each chapter, and a full-length practice exam designed for the book The CD-ROM features hundreds of randomly generated test questions as well as timed and untimed practice tests
Get prepared for your Information Security job search! Do you want to equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to succeed in the Information Security job market? If so, you've come to the right place. Packed with the latest and most effective strategies for landing a lucrative job in this popular and quickly-growing field, Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies provides no-nonsense guidance on everything you need to get ahead of the competition and launch yourself into your dream job as an Information Security (IS) guru. Inside, you'll discover the fascinating history, projected future, and current applications/issues in the IS field. Next, you'll get up to speed on the general educational concepts you'll be exposed to while earning your analyst certification and the technical requirements for obtaining an IS position. Finally, learn how to set yourself up for job hunting success with trusted and supportive guidance on creating a winning resume, gaining attention with your cover letter, following up after an initial interview, and much more. Covers the certifications needed for various jobs in the Information Security field Offers guidance on writing an attention-getting resume Provides access to helpful videos, along with other online bonus materials Offers advice on branding yourself and securing your future in Information Security If you're a student, recent graduate, or professional looking to break into the field of Information Security, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.
The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it. Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers Basics for beginners Setting up your printer Working with OS X Getting online and using e-mail Creating and saving documents Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie What to do if things go wrong Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web Use all the basic software programs and work with files Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto Share your Mac or set up a home network Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!
Pit Bulls have an image problem. If you’ve never been around Pit Bulls, you may think they are bloodthirsty man-eaters on the prowl for their next meal. If you’ve lived with one you know they are, indeed, on the prowl for their next meal – but they plan to get it by conning you out of your meal by doing something irresistibly cute! A breed of satin and steel, Pit Bulls are a mixture of softness and strength, an uncanny canine combination of fun, foolishness, and serious business. If you think Pit Bulls should be purged from the face of the earth, Pit Bulls For Dummies will enlighten you. Perhaps you're curious about this breed and want to know what Pit Bulls are really like; if so, this book is for you. Who else needs this handy reference? Smart people who realize that all breeds have good and bad points New (and not so new) owners who need help with training Owners looking for just the right veterinarian Potential owners looking to adopt from a breed-rescue group Pit Bull owners who need help identifying Pit Bull health problems Too many dog care books are filled with unrealistic scare tactics that would cause anyone to just give up, while others are filled with hand-me-down dog lore that has no basis in reality. You won't find any of that in Pit Bulls For Dummies. Here's a sampling of the handy information you'll find in this essential guide: Understanding the Pit Bull's origins and characteristics Caring for a puppy or older Pit Bull Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise Dealing with bad behavior: Biting, barking, jumping, and more Training your Pit Bull in the basics such as sit, stay, heel, and come Understanding Pit Bull body language Helping your dog become a social animal Owning a Pit Bull isn’t easy, but that’s not because of the dogs. A special commitment to the breed and a special dog owner are needed. Pit Bulls are pretty special dogs, and they have to prove it every day.
If you have a business or a nonprofit organization, or if you’re the one responsible for information systems at such an operation, you know that disaster recovery planning is pretty vital. But it’s easy to put it off. After all, where do you start? IT Disaster Recovery Planning For Dummies shows you how to get started by creating a safety net while you work out the details of your major plan. The right plan will get your business back on track quickly, whether you're hit by a tornado or a disgruntled employee with super hacking powers. Here's how to assess the situation, develop both short-term and long-term plans, and keep your plans updated. This easy-to-understand guide will help you Prepare your systems, processes, and people for an organized response to disaster when it strikes Identify critical IT systems and develop a long-range strategy Select and train your disaster recovery team Conduct a Business Impact Analysis Determine risks to your business from natural or human-made causes Get management support Create appropriate plan documents Test your plan Some disasters get coverage on CNN, and some just create headaches for the affected organization. With IT Disaster Recovery Planning For Dummies, you’ll be prepared for anything from hackers to hurricanes!
Computer viruses—just the thought of your trusty PC catchingone is probably enough to make you sick. Thanks to thecyber-sickies who persist in coming up with new strains,there’s a major new cyberattack nearly every day. Virusessneak in, usually through e-mail. Fortunately, there are ways to inoculate and protect yourcomputer. Computer Viruses For Dummies helps you: Understand the risks and analyze your PC’s currentcondition Select, install, and configure antivirus software Scan your computer and e-mail Rid your computer of viruses it’s already caught Update antivirus software and install security patches Use firewalls and spyware blockers Protect handheld PDAs from viruses Adopt safe computing practices, especially with e-mail and whenyou’re surfing the Net Written by Peter H. Gregory, coauthor of CISSP ForDummies and Security + For Dummies, Computer VirusesFor Dummies goes beyond viruses to explain other nasty computerinfections like Trojan horses, HiJackers, worms, phishing scams,spyware, and hoaxes. It also profiles major antivirus software tohelp you choose the best program(s) for your needs. Remember, if you don’t protect your computer, not only doyou risk having your computer infiltrated and your datacontaminated, you risk unknowingly transmitting a virus, worm, orother foul computer germ to everybody in your address book! Thisguide will help you properly immunize your PC with antivirussoftware now and install updates and security patches that are likebooster shots to keep your software protected against newviruses.
What is biometrics? Whether you’re just curious about how biometrics can benefit society or you need to learn how to integrate biometrics with an existing security system in your organization, Biometrics For Dummies can help. Here’s a friendly introduction to biometrics — the science of identifying humans based on unique physical characteristics. With the government’s use of biometrics — for example, biometric passport readers — and application of the technology for law enforcement, biometrics is growing more popular among security experts. Biometrics For Dummies explains biometric technology, explores biometrics policy and privacy issues with biometrics, and takes a look at where the science is heading. You’ll discover: How pattern recognition and fingerprint recognition are used The many vulnerabilities of biometric systems and how to guard against them How various countries are handling the privacy issues and what can be done to protect citizens’ privacy How a scan of the palm, veins in the hand, and sonar imagery establish identity What it takes to fully authenticate a signature How gait, speech, linguistic analysis, and other types of biometric identification come into play The criteria for setting up an implementation plan How to use authentication, authorization, and access principles Written by a pair of security experts, Biometrics For Dummies gives you the basics in an easy-to-understand format that doesn’t scrimp on substance. You’ll get up to speed and enjoy getting there!
A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789738074 ISBN-13: 9780789738073 The CISSP certification exam is one of the most difficult exams to pass because of the expansive knowledge base it covers. You'll need to be well prepared for the exam and CISSP Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 is one of the best preparation tools available. With more than 500 practice questions, the detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers included in CISSP Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 will ensure that you have a full understanding of the information covered in the exam. Our innovative Quick Check Answer Key™ also allows you to quickly find answers as you work your way through the questions. CISSP Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 is a highly-effective, complementary resource to your exam preparation and studying.