Careers In Focus

Author: Ferguson
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438111045
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Profiles jobs in computers such as college professors, computer science, computer and video game designers, computer network administrators, hardware engineers, software designers, webmasters, and more.

Women In Cybersecurity

Author: Jane LeClair
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1944079114
Size: 65.98 MB
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Women in Cybersecurity provides a basic overview of the employment status of women in the cybersecurity field. While women comprise over 50% of the workforce in the U.S, less than 25% of cyber staff are female. This book offers a close look at the current status of women in the cybersecurity arena, highlights reasons for the paucity of women, and--relying both on research and personal experience--offers suggestions that will encourage women to join this technical field.

Cyber War

Author: Richard A. Clarke
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061992399
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Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies, former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict—Cyber War! Every concerned American should read this startling and explosive book that offers an insider’s view of White House ‘Situation Room’ operations and carries the reader to the frontlines of our cyber defense. Cyber War exposes a virulent threat to our nation’s security. This is no X-Files fantasy or conspiracy theory madness—this is real.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602393206
Size: 52.19 MB
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Hci International 2015 Posters Extended Abstracts

Author: Constantine Stephanidis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319213806
Size: 66.55 MB
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This is the first volume of the two-volume set (CCIS 528 and CCIS 529) that contains extended abstracts of the posters presented during the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2015, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in August 2015. The total of 1462 papers and 246 posters presented at the HCII 2015 conferences was carefully reviewed and selected from 4843 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers thoroughly cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The papers included in this volume are organized in the following topical sections: design and evaluation methods, techniques and tools; cognitive and psychological issues in HCI; virtual, augmented and mixed reality; cross-cultural design; design for aging; children in HCI; product design; gesture, gaze and motion detection, modelling and recognition; reasoning, optimisation and machine learning for HCI; information processing and extraction for HCI; image and video processing for HCI; brain and physiological parameters monitoring; dialogue systems.

Exploding Data

Author: Michael Chertoff
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 0802165788
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The most dangerous threat we—individually and as a society and country—face today is no longer military, but rather the increasingly pervasive exposure of our personal information; nothing undermines our freedom more than losing control of information about ourselves. And yet, as daily events underscore, we are ever more vulnerable to cyber-attack. In this bracing book, Michael Chertoff makes clear that our laws and policies surrounding the protection of personal information, written for an earlier time, need to be completely overhauled in the Internet era. On the one hand, the collection of data—more widespread by business than by government, and impossible to stop—should be facilitated as an ultimate protection for society. On the other, standards under which information can be inspected, analyzed, or used must be significantly tightened. In offering his compelling call for action, Chertoff argues that what is at stake is not so much the simple loss of privacy, which is almost impossible to protect, but of individual autonomy—the ability to make personal choices free of manipulation or coercion. Offering colorful stories over many decades that illuminate the three periods of data gathering we have experienced, Chertoff explains the complex legalities surrounding issues of data collection and dissemination today, and charts a path that balances the needs of government, business, and individuals alike.

Cybersecurity In Israel

Author: Lior Tabansky
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319189867
Size: 65.35 MB
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This SpringerBrief gives the reader a detailed account of how cybersecurity in Israel has evolved over the past two decades. The formation of the regions cybersecurity strategy is explored and an in-depth analysis of key developments in cybersecurity policy is provided. The authors examine cybersecurity from an integrative national perspective and see it as a set of policies and actions with two interconnected goals: to mitigate security risks and increase resilience and leverage opportunities enabled by cyber-space. Chapters include an insight into the planning and implementation of the National Security Concept strategy which facilitated the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) agreement in 2002, (one of the first of its kind), the foundation of the Israeli Cyber-strategy in 2011, and details of the current steps being taken to establish a National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA). Cybersecurity in Israel will be essential reading for anybody interested in cyber-security policy, including students, researchers, analysts and policy makers alike.

Cyberpower And National Security

Author: Franklin D. Kramer
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1597979333
Size: 21.31 MB
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This book creates a framework for understanding and using cyberpower in support of national security. Cyberspace and cyberpower are now critical elements of international security. United States needs a national policy which employs cyberpower to support its national security interests.