New Books from Wiley to Aid Security Professionals

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | May 14, 2015 05:05 pm PST

IT security breaches are increasingly becoming big headlines- think Sony Pictures, Wikileaks and Apple iCloud.

With millions of consumers vulnerable as major corporations come under attack, Wiley are publishing a new selection of practical security titles to help professionals improve their organisation’s security, understand more about ‘phishing’ or scammers, learn how to secure mobile apps and develop strategies to thwart network attacks and exploitation.

The Mobile Application Hacker’s Handbook

By Dominic Chell, Tyrone Erasmus, Shaun Colley and Ollie Whitehouse

ISBN: 9781118958506, April 2015, Paperback, £42.50

This book shows readers the mobile application security issues associated with apps on Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile platforms to uncover why they pose a threat to both consumers and organisations.

Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails

By Christopher Hadnagy, Michele Fincher and Robin Dreeke

ISBN: 9781118958476, May 2015, Paperback, £23.99

Author Chris Hadnagy is paid by companies to hack employee computers, to help teach them about cyber security.  In this new book, the authors analyse phishing from the viewpoint of human decision-making to teach readers how to spot malicious emails.

Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World (15th Anniversary Edition)

By Bruce Schneier

ISBN: 9781119092438, May 2015, Hardback, £20.99

Anniversary edition of the bestselling book by master of cryptography Bruce Schneier .  The author uses his extensive field experience to provide a practical guide to achieving security throughout computer networks.

Security Intelligence: A Practitioner’s Guide to Solving Enterprise Security Challenges

By Qing Li and Gregory Clark,

ISBN: 9781118896693, June 2015, Paperback, £42.50

A handbook for security in modern times, that makes advanced security practices for organisations accessible to all security engineers, developers and corporate IT staff.

Network Attacks and Exploitation: A Framework

By Matthew Monte

ISBN: 9781118987124, September 2015, Paperback, £30.99

One of the biggest challenges for security professionals worldwide, in government and private companies, is how to thwart both network attacks (hacking) and network exploitation (espionage). This book will provide readers with guidance to develop strategies for better network security.

Wireshark for Security Professionals

By Jessey Bullock and Jan Kadijk

ISBN: 9781118918210, September 2015, Paperback, £36.99

This is a comprehensive guide to Wireshark, the standard network analysis tool used across many industries. Providing insight into this invaluable tool, it will help security professionals solve any security challenge.

The Network Security Test Lab: A Step-by-Step Guide By Michael Gregg

By Michael Gregg

ISBN: 9781118987056, September 2015, Paperback, £33.99

This is a complete guide to IT security and proactive defence. Covering the full complement of malware, viruses, and other attack technologies, it provides the most up-to-date methods for thwarting would-be attackers.

The Realities of Security Big Data

By Davi Ottenheimer

ISBN: 9781118559215, November 2015, Paperback, £20.99

This book outlines the emerging security risks of Big Data from the view of both IT and business management. It helps IT leaders identify how and where to best protect Big Data environments from disclosure, disruption or loss.

The Antivirus Hacker’s Handbook

By Joxean Koret and Elias Bachaalany

ISBN: 9781119028758, November 2015, Paperback, £33.99

Viruses are a prolific and dangerous security vulnerability. Written for software reverse engineers, penetration testers, security researchers  and those involved in software security, this book focusses on how to reverse engineer antivirus software, detect vulnerabilities and exploit them.

About Wiley

WileyIn 1807, 25-year-old Charles Wiley opened a small printing shop at 6 Reade Street in lower Manhattan, initially printing titles for other publishers and eventually adding financing and distribution to his printing skills to become a full-fledge publisher.For over 200 years, Wiley has evolved to meet the needs of its customers — from letterpress pamphlets to digital apps and interactive online learning tools. The Wiley family’s involvement in the business continues, now into the seventh generation. Given Wiley’s financial stability, experienced leadership team, and talented workforce, the years ahead promise to bring exciting opportunities for continued growth and prosperity.The company may be a far cry from Charles Wiley’s small Manhattan printing shop, but its emphasis on quality and commitment to customers haven’t changed since 1807.For more information visit HERE