Is there a security problem in computing?

This chapter teaches you how to identify the main themes of secure computing, provides you with a glossary of terms, and offers exercises that will help you ask the questions that result in a more secure environment for your customer.

Channel professionals are often tasked with securing a customer's computing system by assessing the existing security

posture, identifying vulnerabilities, implementing controls to prevent attacks, and leaving customers with timely and effective strategies to maintain secure systems. This chapter from Pfleeger and Pfleeger's Security in Computing, 4th Edition teaches you how to identify the main themes in secure computing, provides you with a glossary of terms, and offers exercises that will help you ask the questions that result in a more secure environment for your customer.

Download Chapter 1, Is There a Security Problem in Computing (PDF) from Security in Computing, Fourth Edition written by Charles P. Pfleeger and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger and published by Prentice Hall Professional.


Security in Computing, 4th Edition
By Charles P. Pfleeger and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger
Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN-10: 0-13-239077-9; ISBN-13: 978-0-13-239077-4; Published: Oct 13, 2006; Copyright 2007; Pages: 880; Edition: 4th.

This was first published in February 2007

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