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Cybersecurity: A Self-Teaching Introduction Book CoverCybersecurity

A Self-Teaching Introduction

C.P. Gupta, PhD
K.K. Goyal, PhD

ISBN: 9781683924982
Pub Date:  April 2020
Specs: 7 x 9   Paperback
Pages: 200
Price: $41.95


This book is designed to provide the reader with the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity and cybercrime in an easy to understand, "self-teaching" format. It introduces all of the major subjects related to cybersecurity, including data security, threats and viruses, malicious software, firewalls and VPNs, security architecture and design, security policies, Cyberlaw, and more.



1: Introduction to Information Systems.  2: Cybersecurity Application Security. 3: Developing Secure Information Systems.  4: Information Security Policies, Standards, and Cyberlaw. 5: Security of Emerging Technologies. Index.


Both C.P. Gupta, PhD and K.K. Goyal, PhD are university instructors, teaching courses in cybersecurity and cybercrime. Both are members of IEEE and have published research articles for international journals.