Introduction

• Book overview and key learning points

• Book audience

• How this book is organized

Book overview and key learning points

The Basics of Information Security will provide the reader with a basic knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. We will first cover the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of information security, discussing many of the concepts that underpin the security world. We will then dive into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operations, physical, network, operating system, and application security.

Book audience

This book will provide a valuable resource to beginning security professionals, as well as to network and systems administrators. The ...

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