Defensive Security Handbook

Author: Lee Brotherston
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491960332
Size: 11.78 MB
Format: PDF
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Despite the increase of high-profile hacks, record-breaking data leaks, and ransomware attacks, many organizations don’t have the budget to establish or outsource an information security (InfoSec) program, forcing them to learn on the job. For companies obliged to improvise, this pragmatic guide provides a security-101 handbook with steps, tools, processes, and ideas to help you drive maximum-security improvement at little or no cost. Each chapter in this book provides step-by-step instructions for dealing with a specific issue, including breaches and disasters, compliance, network infrastructure and password management, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing, among others. Network engineers, system administrators, and security professionals will learn tools and techniques to help improve security in sensible, manageable chunks. Learn fundamentals of starting or redesigning an InfoSec program Create a base set of policies, standards, and procedures Plan and design incident response, disaster recovery, compliance, and physical security Bolster Microsoft and Unix systems, network infrastructure, and password management Use segmentation practices and designs to compartmentalize your network Explore automated process and tools for vulnerability management Securely develop code to reduce exploitable errors Understand basic penetration testing concepts through purple teaming Delve into IDS, IPS, SOC, logging, and monitoring

Introducing Geographic Information Systems With Arcgis

Author: Michael D. Kennedy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118330340
Size: 14.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An integrated approach that combines essential GIS background with a practical workbook on applying the principles in ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGISintegrates a broad introduction to GIS with a software-specific workbook for Esri's ArcGIS. Where most courses make do using two separate texts, one covering GIS and another the software, this book enables students and instructors to use a single text with an integrated approach covering both in one volume with a common vocabulary and instructional style. This revised edition focuses on the latest software updates—ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1. In addition to its already successful coverage, the book allows students to experience publishing maps on the Internet through new exercises, and introduces the idea of programming in the language Esri has chosen for applications (i.e., Python). A DVD is packaged with the book, as in prior editions, containing data for working out all of the exercises. This complete, user-friendly coursebook: Is updated for the latest ArcGIS releases—ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Introduces the central concepts of GIS and topics needed to understand spatial information analysis Provides a considerable ability to operate important tools in ArcGIS Demonstrates new capabilities of ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Provides a basis for the advanced study of GIS and the study of the newly emerging field of GIScience Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS, Third Edition is the ideal guide for undergraduate students taking courses such as Introduction to GIS, Fundamentals of GIS, and Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop. It is also an important guide for professionals looking to update their skills for ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1.

Ordinary Genius A Guide For The Poet Within

Author: Kim Addonizio
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393346992
Size: 13.10 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this fresh approach to writing poetry, the coauthor of the perennially popular The Poet's Companion offers sharp insights into the craft of writing. "The creative process is just that," maintains Kim Addonizio. "Not a means to an end, but an ongoing participation." A widely acclaimed poet and finalist for the National Book Award, Addonizio meditates on her own process as she encourages writers to explore both their personal and political worlds, to seek inspiration from poets new and old, and to discover the rich poetic resources of the Internet. Lively, accessible, and informative, Ordinary Genius?provides wisdom gleaned through personal experience and offers a heady variety of writing exercises. Chapters on gender, addiction, race and class, metaphor and line invite each individual writer to find and to hone his or her unique voice. This is the perfect book for both experienced writers and beginners eager to glimpse the angel of poetry.

Cook This Not That Skinny Comfort Foods

Author: David Zinczenko
Publisher: Galvanized Books
ISBN: 9781101884461
Size: 12.11 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Indulge your most decadent food cravings with fast, easy, and delicious recipes that strip away pounds and put dollars back in your pocket. Discover the weigh-loss power of comfort-food classics, based on America’s most popular restaurant favorites and reimagined just for you by the authors of the bestselling Eat This, Not That! series. Studies show that when people eat out they consume hundreds more calories than they would if they ate at home. So it stands to reason that cooking and eating more meals at home is one of the most effective strategies to lose belly fat. That’s why David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, who have helped millions order smarter at restaurants, now extend their life-altering advice to America’s kitchens. Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods is not a typical cookbook. Along with recipes, it delivers an intelligent (and tasty!) strategy for controlling the number of calories you consume. By starting with the best ingredients and the right plan, cooks of any skill level can create delicious meals that actually help them burn more body fat. Best of all, these recipes produce traditional comfort foods, including macaroni and cheese, hamburgers, pizzas, grilled cheese sandwiches—even chocolate chip cookies. Here’s the logic: if these foods satisfy your hunger and taste buds, you’ll be far less likely to rush for a bag of chips or tub of ice cream two hours after dinner. Cook This, Not That! books have reintroduced hundreds of thousands of people to the joy of cooking by making meal preparation fast and easy. Achieve restaurant tastes right in your own kitchen for a lot less money and much fewer calories.