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Thomas Kranz
Foreword by Naz Markuta
  • October 2022
  • ISBN 9781617298004
  • 288 pages
  • printed in black & white
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A great introduction to the fascinating (and entertaining) world of cybersecurity.

From the Foreword by Naz Markuta, Cybersecurity Researcher
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A jargon-busting guide to the key concepts, terminology, and technologies of cybersecurity. Perfect for anyone planning or implementing a security strategy.

In Making Sense of Cybersecurity you will learn how to:

  • Develop and incrementally improve your own cybersecurity strategy
  • Detect rogue WiFi networks and safely browse on public WiFi
  • Protect against physical attacks utilizing USB devices or building access cards
  • Use the OODA loop and a hacker mindset to plan out your own attacks
  • Connect to and browse the Dark Web
  • Apply threat models to build, measure, and improve your defenses
  • Respond to a detected cyber attack and work through a security breach

Go behind the headlines of famous attacks and learn lessons from real-world breaches that author Tom Kranz has personally helped to clean up. Making Sense of Cybersecurity is full of clear-headed advice and examples that will help you identify risks in your organization and choose the right path to apply the important security concepts. You'll learn the three pillars of a successful security strategy and how to create and apply threat models that will iteratively improve your organization's readiness.

about the technology

Someone is attacking your business right now. Understanding the threats, weaknesses, and attacks gives you the power to make better decisions about how to secure your systems. This book guides you through the concepts and basic skills you need to make sense of cybersecurity.

about the book

Making Sense of Cybersecurity is a crystal-clear overview of common cyber threats written for business and technical readers with no background in security. You’ll explore the core ideas of cybersecurity so you can effectively talk shop, plan a security strategy, and spot your organization’s own weak points. By examining real-world security examples, you’ll learn how the bad guys think and how to handle live threats.

what's inside

  • Develop and improve your cybersecurity strategy
  • Apply threat models to build, measure, and improve your defenses
  • Detect rogue WiFi networks and safely browse on public WiFi
  • Protect against physical attacks

about the reader

For anyone who needs to understand computer security. No IT or cybersecurity experience required.

about the author

Tom Kranz is a security consultant with over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity and IT.

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An incredible introduction to the impact cybersecurity has on an organization. Perfect for leadership to understand the full risk of a cyber incident.

Desmond Horsley, NSW Health Pathology

Uses simple language to navigate the reader through a complex landscape.

Milorad Imbra, FEVO

Superbly crafted in an engaging style that is rare among technologists. For project managers, team leads, and business executives, this book hits the bull’s-eye.

Ranjit Sahai, RAM Consulting Corporation
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