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This book is more of a primer on the subject of cybersecurity than an advanced textbook. Still, I found it to be pretty valuable reading. My current job deals with access control, intrusion detection, and CCTV systems - so I'm fairly familar with those parts of the book. But, with the other parts - I'm finding a lot to learn. I sort of like the hands-on exercises and the lab questions. Reminds me of all the exam prep workbooks I've used over the years. There is also a good glossary and acronyms list in the back of the book. Being familiar with those is about 80% of the battle IMO. I would recommend this book as more of a starting point rather than a comprehensive textbook. Beginner - intermediate level of knowledge.
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat and informative and current!
Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2019
This book on cybersecurity is excellent. It touches so many topics that are current and relevant in todays electronic world. This is not a light read by any means, but it is something that people who deal with technology should read. I don't mean IT people, I mean us average people. There is so much that we don't know that we don't know and this book really is enlightening. It made me a little more paranoid than I was, however, after reading it, I also felt a little stronger. A little more aware is never a bad thing. And now, I'm even more capable. I still have a long way to go, but now I know I'm on a good path! Great read!!!....and I plan to read it again!