Book Reviews: Auditing Cloud Computing

Ben Halpert | Reviewed by Larry Marks, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CFE, CISSP, CSTE, ITIL, PMP Auditing Cloud Computing offers an independent supplement to Security Considerations for Cloud Computing, part of ISACA’s Cloud Computing Vision Series, which provides guidance to the auditor on how to help IT and business professionals who are considering the possibility [...]

Book Reviews: Computer Security Handbook, 6th Edition

Seymour Bosworth, Michel E. Kabay and Eric Whyne | Reviewed by Dino Ippoliti, CISA, CISM Many students and young professionals want to know which topics they should master in the information security field. The answer is contained in the two volumes of theComputer Security Handbook, which has 75 chapters, written by industry professionals. The sixth [...]

Best Practices for Defending Against APTs

Advanced persistent threats (APTs) have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. In a new Palo Alto Networks eBook, Cybersecurity for Dummies, we explore: The cybersecurity landscape and why traditional security solutions fail What next-generation security brings to the fight Ten best practices for controlling APTs Head to our Cybersecurity for [...]

VMware vSphere Design, 2nd Edition

Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe ISBN: 978-1-118-40791-2 Paperback 528 pages March 2013 Achieve the performance, scalability, and ROI your business needs What can you do at the start of a virtualization deployment to make things run more smoothly? If you plan, deploy, maintain, and optimize vSphere solutions in your company, this unique book provides keen insight and [...]

Transforming IT Culture

Frank Wander ISBN: 978-1-1184-3653-0 Hardcover 203 pages February 2013 Practical, proven guidance for transforming the culture of any IT department As more and more jobs are outsourced, and the economy continues to struggle, people are looking for an alternative to the greed-driven, selfish leadership that has resulted in corporations where the workers are treated as [...]

Windows 8: The Missing Manual

Title: Windows 8: The Missing Manual By: David PoguePublisher:O'Reilly Media / Pogue Press Formats: Print, Ebook, Safari Books Online Print: February 2013 Ebook: February 2013 Pages: 930 Print ISBN: 978-1-4493-1403-3| ISBN 10:1-4493-1403-1 Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4493-1402-6| ISBN 10:1-4493-1402-3 With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, and designed it to [...]