Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

It’s not a secret that there is a huge talent gap in the cybersecurity industry. Everyone is talking about it including the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Tech Republic, CSO Online, DarkReading, and SC Magazine, among many others. Additionally, Fortune CEO’s like Satya Nadella, McAfee’s CEO Chris Young, Cisco’s CIO Colin Seward along with organizations like ISSA, research firms like Gartner too shine light on it from time to time.

This book put together all the possible information with regards to cybersecurity, why you should choose it, the need for cybersecurity and how can you be part of it and fill the cybersecurity talent gap bit by bit. Starting with the essential understanding of security and its needs, we will move to the security domain changes and how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping to secure systems. Later, this book will walk you through all the skills and tools that everyone who wants to work as a security personal needs to be aware of. Then, this book will teach readers how to think like an attacker and explore some advanced security methodologies. Lastly, this book will dive deep into how to build practice labs, explore real-world use cases, and get acquainted with various security certifications.

By the end of this book, readers will be well-versed with the security domain and will be capable of making the right choices in the cybersecurity field

Things you will learn

  • Get an overview of what cybersecurity is, learn about the different faces of cybersecurity and identify the domain that suits you best
  • Plan your transition into cybersecurity in an efficient and effective way
  • Learn how to build upon your existing skills and experience in order to prepare for your career in cybersecurity

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  • ISBN : 978 1 78588 533 2
  • ASIN: 1789616190
  • ISBN-13: 978-1789616194

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication

Date: May 24, 2019

Language: English

Number of Pages: 390

Acknowledgements

To my family, my real friends, my mentors, I cannot thank you enough. Yes, I am a doctor and yes I lead a big team and yes, I have a career; but none of those would be the case without YOU. I would like to thank everyone who gave me feedback for being honest, allowing me to focus on my goals; to ignore people who gave negative vibes; to work hard with a positive attitude and always look forward.

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Expert Contribution’s :

Ann Johnson ( Microsoft)

Dr Emre Eren KORKMAZ ( University of Oxford)

Robin Wright, ( Microsoft)

Yuri Diogenes ( Microsoft)

Judd Wybourn (Microsoft )

Girard MoussaSAP )

Martin Hale ( Charles Sturt University)

Chaim Sanders ( Rochester Institute of Technology)

Dr. Michal Jankowski-Lorek (CQURE Inc.

Ozan Ucar (Keepnet Labs)

Dr. Ivica Simonovski,

Deepayan Chanda, (Standard Chartered Bank)

Kaushal K Chaudhary ,

Neil Rerup,

Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud (MVP) ,

Onur Ceran, (Turkish Police Force)

Gary Duffield @DDLS) and

Will K. ( FireEye, Inc.

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