Practical Cybersecurity Series:
Academic Textbooks for 2022
All Phase2 Advantage textbooks in the Practical Cybersecurity Series will be available through VitalSource, Amazon, and all major booksellers. College and university bookstores may place orders directly through Phase2 Advantage by contacting our office via the information listed below.
Network Defense and Investigations
As digital crime increases exponentially, the need for investigative expertise in both government and civilian sectors has increased proportionally as well. The Network Defense and Investigations course textbook provides students with methods and strategies to mitigate incident damage with efficient and effective response procedures, acquire crucial evidence in a forensically sound manner, identify and analyze the recovered evidence for relevant facts, and document and report details of the investigation in a manner consistent with professional industry standards.
Consisting of 14 detailed chapters designed to align to academic calendars, students are presented with topics such as Enterprise Network Devices and Services, Identity and Access Management, Biometric Security, Evidence Collection and Chain of Custody, Data Analysis, and Reporting and Documentation requirements. The content of this textbook is aligned for use with immersive cybersecurity labs produced by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Pearson Education, and Cengage.
Paperback: 324 Pages
Cybersecurity Defense and Operations
Organizations face ongoing threats to their information technology infrastructure on a daily basis. These security struggles need to be approached with modern techniques, a holistic view of security, and a diverse body of knowledge. With the proper tools and training, specialists in the Information Security and Cybersecurity fields will be much more capable of finding success within their roles. The Cybersecurity Defense and Operations course textbook brings cybersecurity core competencies to advanced levels with new concepts and traditional best practices.
Using 14 detailed chapters designed to align with academic calendars, students will be provided with the knowledge and context needed to successfully manage the security of their technical environments. Students will cover topics such as Cloud Security, Threat Intelligence Analysis, Vulnerability Management, Biometric Systems, Incident Response, Securing Systems with Cryptography, and the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. The content of this textbook is aligned for use with immersive cybersecurity labs produced by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Pearson Education, and Cengage.
Paperback: 342 Pages
Disaster Recovery and Response
Business Continuity and Disaster Response and Recovery is the development of processes, policies, and procedures that prepare for and react to significant and unplanned operational disruptions. The Disaster Response and Recovery course textbook prepares students to successfully manage Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery missions. Facing daily risks to long-term success from a wide range of threats — cyber-attacks, human error, technical failures, and natural disasters — businesses must create practical plans to sustain their vital operations, security posture, industry reputation, and brand.
Using 14 detailed chapters designed to align with academic calendars, students will cover critical topics such as BCP Design, Risk Management Frameworks, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis, Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles, Recovery Site Workflows, Cloud Computing Agreements, Cloud Security, and Legal Requirements of Cloud Storage Solutions. The content of this textbook is aligned for use with immersive cybersecurity labs produced by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Pearson Education, and Cengage.
Paperback: 288 Pages
Incident Investigations and Response
As organizations continue to rely on expanding infrastructure in an increasingly hostile threat landscape, the escalation of incidents involving malicious actors poses critical risks to information systems and networks. The ability to identify threats, respond to incidents, restore systems, and enhance security postures is vital to the survival of the operation. The Incident Investigations and Response course textbook brings Incident Response core competencies to advanced levels by presenting students with 14 detailed chapters designed to align with academic calendars.
Students will be provided with the knowledge and the practical skills needed to investigate and respond to network and system incidents. With a specific focus on the identification and remediation of incidents involving host and network devices, students will cover topics such as Threat Intelligence Collection, Investigative Techniques, Malware Triage, and Remediation Strategies. The content of this textbook is aligned for use with immersive cybersecurity labs produced by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Pearson Education, and Cengage.
Paperback: 268 Pages
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