An Introduction to Hacking and Crimeware

Book description

Defend your business, protect your livelihood, safeguard your future.

Cybercrime is on the rise. Unchecked, it could destroy the entire global cyber infrastructure and wipe out many businesses. We need to defend ourselves against it, and we must fight back. Toolkits to create malware are now readily available to anyone wishing to defraud and do damage. For your business to survive and thrive, it is vital to stay informed about the threats and the risks, and arm yourself against them.

Know your enemy

An Introduction to Hacking Crimewareis a comprehensive guide to the more serious threats. Knowing about these threats will help you understand how to ensure that your computer systems are protected and that your business is safe, enabling you to focus on your core activities.

Fighting back

In this pocket guide, the author:

  • defines exactly what crimeware is – both intentional and unintentional – and gives specific, up-to-date examples to help you identify the risks and protect your business

  • explores the increasing use of COTS tools as hacking tools, exposing the enemy's tactics gives practical suggestions as to how you can fight back

  • provides a valuable list of up-to-date, authoritative sources of information, so you can stay abreast of new developments and safeguard your business.


Product information

  • Title: An Introduction to Hacking and Crimeware
  • Author(s): Victoria Loewengart
  • Release date: January 2012
  • Publisher(s): IT Governance Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781849283304