Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of by Christopher Hadnagy

By Christopher Hadnagy

A necessary anti-phishing table reference for somebody with anemail handle

Phishing darkish Waters addresses the growing to be and continuingscourge of phishing emails, and offers actionable defensivetechniques and instruments that can assist you stay away from malicious emails.Phishing is analyzed from the perspective of human decision-makingand the impression of planned impression and manipulation on therecipient. With professional tips, this booklet presents perception intothe monetary, company espionage, country kingdom, and identitytheft targets of the attackers, and teaches you ways to identify a spoofede-mail or cloned web site. incorporated are unique examples of highprofile breaches at objective, RSA, Coca Cola, and the AP, to boot asan exam of pattern scams together with the Nigerian 419,financial subject matters, and put up high-profile occasion assaults. learn the way toprotect your self and your company utilizing anti-phishing tools,and the way to create your personal phish to take advantage of as a part of a securityawareness software.

Phishing is a social engineering method via electronic mail thatdeceives clients into taking an motion that isn't of their bestinterest, yet often with the objective of revealing details orinstalling malware at the victim's computing device. Phishing DarkWaters explains the phishing technique and strategies, and thedefenses to be had to maintain scammers at bay. * study what a phish is, and the misleading methods they have beenused * comprehend decision-making, and the sneaky methods phishers reelyou in * realize kinds of phish, and recognize what to do whenyou trap one * Use phishing as a part of your defense expertise software forheightened defense

Attempts to house the turning out to be variety of phishing incidentsinclude laws, person education, public expertise, and technicalsecurity, yet phishing nonetheless exploits the typical method humansrespond to convinced events. Phishing darkish Waters is anindispensible advisor to spotting and blockading the phish, keepingyou, your company, and your funds secure.

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FPGA-based Digital Convolution for Wireless Applications by Lei Guan

By Lei Guan

This ebook offers crucial views on electronic convolutions in instant communications platforms and illustrates their corresponding effective real-time field-programmable gate array (FPGA) implementations.

FPGAs or commonplace all programmable units will quickly turn into common, serving because the “brains” of all kinds of real-time clever sign processing platforms, like shrewdpermanent networks, clever houses and clever towns. The e-book examines electronic convolution by means of bringing jointly the next major components: the basic idea in the back of the mathematical formulae including corresponding actual phenomena; virtualized set of rules simulation including benchmark real-time FPGA implementations; and distinct, state of the art case experiences on instant functions, together with renowned linear convolution in electronic entrance ends (DFEs); nonlinear convolution in electronic pre-distortion (DPD) enabled high-efficiency instant RF transceivers; and quick linear convolution in titanic multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems.

After studying this e-book, scholars and execs could be capable to:

· comprehend electronic convolution with inside-out info: notice what convolution is, why it is crucial and the way it works.

· increase their FPGA layout abilities, i.e., improve their FPGA-related prototyping strength with model-based hands-on examples.

· speedily extend their electronic sign processing (DSP) blocks: to check the right way to quickly and successfully create (DSP) useful blocks on a programmable FPGA chip as a reusable highbrow estate (IP) core.

· improve their services as either “thinkers” and “doers”: minimize/close the distance among mathematical equations and FPGA implementations for latest and rising instant applications.

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Common Design Patterns for Symbian OS: The Foundations of by Adrian J. Issott

By Adrian J. Issott

Universal layout styles for Symbian OS is the 1st layout styles booklet that addresses Symbian OS particularly. It introduces programmers to the typical layout styles that aid enforce a wide number of purposes and providers on Symbian OS. The objective of the booklet is to supply the adventure of Symbian's builders to a much broader viewers and allow refined courses to be fast written and to a excessive ordinary. with a purpose to do that, it:

  • Provides styles in keeping with the Symbian OS architectural parts
  • Describes how styles fitted to non-mobile software program might be tailored or maybe kept away from for Symbian OS
  • Provides Symbian OS dependent examples and code illustrations

every one bankruptcy covers styles that tackle particular key difficulty skilled through builders: reminiscence functionality, time functionality, energy functionality, safety and responsiveness.

This e-book isn't really particular to any specific model of Symbian OS. whereas person examples may well come from one model or one other the styles defined during this publication are meant to be extra wide-spread and in keeping with the typical performance on hand in all releases. the place attainable the examples given for the layout styles will at once replicate the software program in Symbian OS.

universal layout styles for Symbian OS is meant for use along with a number of SDKs for particular Symbian OS telephones and with the assets on hand on the Symbian DevNet website. This facility will give you the history fabric had to aid comprehend the styles and the examples accompanying them.

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Handbook of Web Surveys by Jelke Bethlehem, Silvia Biffignandi

By Jelke Bethlehem, Silvia Biffignandi

BEST PRACTICES TO CREATE AND IMPLEMENTHIGHLY powerful net SURVEYS

solely combining layout and sampling concerns, Handbook of internet Surveys offers a theoretical but useful method of developing and engaging in net surveys. From the heritage of net surveys to numerous modes of knowledge assortment to assistance for detecting blunders, this publication completely introduces readers to the this state of the art process and provides information for developing winning net surveys.

The authors supply a heritage of internet surveys and cross directly to discover the benefits and downsides of this mode of knowledge assortment. universal demanding situations regarding under-coverage, self-selection, and dimension blunders are mentioned in addition to issues including:

  • Sampling designs and estimation procedures

  • evaluating net surveys to face-to-face, cellphone, and mail surveys

  • blunders in internet surveys

  • Mixed-mode surveys

  • Weighting options together with post-stratification, generalized regression estimation, and raking ratio estimation

  • Use of propensity ratings to right bias

  • internet panels

Real-world examples illustrate the mentioned ideas, tools, and methods, with comparable facts freely on hand at the book's site. Handbook of net Surveys is a vital reference for researchers within the fields of presidency, company, economics, and the social sciences who make the most of expertise to assemble, research, and draw effects from info. it's also an appropriate complement for survey equipment classes on the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

Content:
Chapter One the line to net Surveys (pages 1–36):
Chapter approximately net Surveys (pages 37–58):
Chapter 3 Sampling for net Surveys (pages 59–95):
Chapter 4 mistakes in net Surveys (pages 97–146):
Chapter 5 net Surveys and different Modes of knowledge assortment (pages 147–188):
Chapter Six Designing an internet Survey Questionnaire (pages 189–234):
Chapter Seven Mixed?Mode Surveys (pages 235–280):
Chapter 8 the matter of Undercoverage (pages 281–302):
Chapter 9 the matter of Self?Selection (pages 303–327):
Chapter Ten Weighting Adjustment strategies (pages 329–384):
Chapter 11 Use of reaction Propensities (pages 385–418):
Chapter Twelve internet Panels (pages 419–457):

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Fundamentals of WiMAX: Understanding Broadband Wireless by Jeffrey G. Andrews

By Jeffrey G. Andrews

This is the publication model of the broadcast booklet. If the print booklet encompasses a CD-ROM, this content material isn't really integrated in the publication version.

Praise for basics of WiMAX

"This publication is without doubt one of the so much entire books i've got reviewed ... it's a must-read for engineers and scholars making plans to stay present or who plan to pursue a profession in telecommunications. i've got reviewed different guides on WiMAX and feature been upset. This e-book is fresh in that it really is transparent that the authors have the in-depth technical wisdom and communications talents to convey a logically laid out booklet that has substance to it."

–Ron Resnick, President, WiMAX discussion board

"This is the 1st ebook with an outstanding introductory therapy of WiMAX expertise. it's going to be crucial studying for all engineers concerned in WiMAX. The high-level review is especially necessary for people with non-technical historical past. The introductory sections for OFDM and MIMO applied sciences are very beneficial for people with implementation historical past and a few wisdom of communique concept. The chapters masking actual and MAC layers are on the acceptable point of element. In brief, i like to recommend this booklet to structures engineers and architects at various layers of the protocol, deployment engineers, or even scholars who're drawn to useful functions of verbal exchange theory."

–Siavash M. Alamouti, leader expertise Officer, Mobility crew, Intel

"This is a truly well-written, easy-to-follow, and complete remedy of WiMAX. it's going to be of significant interest."

–Dr. Reinaldo Valenzuela, Director of instant examine, Bell Labs

" Fundamentals of WiMAX is a accomplished advisor to WiMAX from either and educational viewpoints, that's an strange accomplishment. i like to recommend it to an individual who's concerned with this intriguing new standard."

–Dr. Teresa Meng, Professor, Stanford collage, Founder and Director, Atheros Communications

"Andrews, Ghosh, and Muhamed have supplied a transparent, concise, and well-written textual content on 802.16e/WiMAX. The ebook presents either the breadth and intensity to make experience of the hugely advanced 802.16e commonplace. i might suggest this booklet to either improvement engineers and technical managers who wish an understating of WiMAX and perception into 4G modems in general."

–Paul Struhsaker, vice president of Engineering, Chipset structures, Motorola cellular gadget company Unit, former vice chair of IEEE 802.16 operating group

" Fundamentals of WiMAX is written in an easy-to-understand educational model. The bankruptcy on a number of antenna ideas is a truly transparent precis of this crucial expertise and properly organizes the giant variety of assorted proposed suggestions right into a simple-to-understand framework."

–Dr. Ender Ayanoglu, Professor, collage of California, Irvine, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Communications

" Fundamentals of WiMAX is a complete exam of the 802.16/WiMAX ordinary and discusses tips to layout, improve, and install apparatus for this instant conversation ordinary. It offers either insightful overviews for these desirous to be aware of what WiMAX is ready and finished, in-depth chapters on technical info of the traditional, together with the coding and modulation, sign processing equipment, Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) channels, medium entry keep an eye on, mobility concerns, link-layer functionality, and system-level performance."

–Dr. Mark C. Reed, crucial Researcher, nationwide ICT Australia, Adjunct affiliate Professor, A...

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The wireless networking starter kit: the practical guide to by Adam Engst, Glenn Fleishman

By Adam Engst, Glenn Fleishman

Wireless networks have gotten common, yet deciding upon and configuring the fitting apparatus and prone for the house, small workplaces, and the company visitor can turn out troublesome. that's the place you would like the wide-ranging services of instant professionals Adam Engst and Glenn Fleishman.

Using illustrated step by step directions, in-depth discussions, and a whole bunch counsel, they assist you choose what to shop for, assist you configure instant and software program, and clarify the easiest ideas for coping with your connections. no matter if you ¿e a amateur or an skilled community administrator, you will find the sensible details you would like approximately instant networking.

Each booklet additionally has 3 coupons worthy a complete of $125 in reductions off typical subscriptions from 3 significant instant ISPs: Boingo instant, FatPort (Canada), and Wayport.

What's New within the moment Edition:

In its first variation, The instant Networking Starter equipment coated each attitude of wireless and the 802.11a and b criteria. during this moment variation, we extended to hide 802.11g, the most recent, quickest wireless taste, in addition to those extra topics:

  • Bluetooth (background and configuring).
  • Cellular information (background and configuring).
  • Centrino laptops.
  • Ultrawideband (UWB).
  • Working with software program from instant ISPs.
  • Setting up Palm and Pocket computer handhelds with wireless.
  • Small-office networking.
  • Cameras, monitors, and different particular Wi-Fi-connected devices. in case you personal the 1st version, you will need the second one variation to wake up to hurry with the newest advancements.
Overview of the second one Edition:
  • Practical suggestion and directions for dozens of universal instant projects.
  • Thorough grounding in instant networking fundamentals.
  • Coverage of 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, Bluetooth, telephone facts, and extra.
  • Details adapted to home windows, Macintosh, Palm, PocketPC, and Linux clients.
  • Suggestions for extending your community and linking a number of destinations.
  • Real-world discussions on keeping domestic instant networks from snoops.
  • Advice approximately the way to make a small place of work instant community as safe as a wide company community.
  • Hard-won tips about discovering and utilizing instant networks whereas touring.
  • Troubleshooting recommendation that can assist you determine sticky events.

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Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and by Kevin Wallace

By Kevin Wallace

Enforcing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and QoS (CVOICE) beginning studying advisor is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced studying device for CCNP Voice origin studying. built together with the Cisco CCNP Voice certification workforce, it covers all points of making plans, designing, and deploying Cisco VoIP networks and integrating gateways, gatekeepers, and QoS into them. up to date all through for the hot CCNP Voice (CVOICE) model 8.0 examination (642-437), this advisor teaches you the way to enforce and function gateways, gatekeepers, Cisco Unified Border point, Cisco Unified Communications supervisor convey, and QoS in a voice community structure. assurance contains voice gateways, features of VoIP name legs, dial plans and their implementation, uncomplicated implementation of IP telephones in Cisco Unified Communications supervisor show atmosphere, and crucial information regarding gatekeepers and Cisco Unified Border point. The booklet additionally presents info on voice-related QoS mechanisms which are required in Cisco Unified Communications networks. Fourteen video lab demonstrations at the accompanying CD-ROM stroll you step-by-step via configuring DHCP servers, CUCME autoregistration, ISDN PRI circuits, PSTN dial plans, DID, H.323 and MGCP gateways, VoIP dial peering, gatekeepers, COR, AutoQoS VoIP, and lots more and plenty extra. even if you're getting ready for CCNP Voice certification or just are looking to achieve a greater realizing of VoIP and QoS, you'll enjoy the beginning info offered during this publication. - Voice gateways, together with operational modes, features, comparable name leg forms, and routing ideas - Gateway connections to conventional voice circuits through analog and electronic interfaces - easy VoIP configuration, together with A/D conversion, encoding, packetization, gateway protocols, dial friends, and transmission of DTMF, fax, and modem tones - helping Cisco IP telephones with Cisco Unified Communications supervisor show - Dial plans, together with digit manipulation, course choice, calling privileges, and extra - Gatekeepers, Cisco Unified Border parts, and get in touch with admission keep watch over (CAC) configuration - QoS matters and mechanisms - exact DiffServ QoS features and mechanisms - Cisco AutoQoS configuration and operation

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Holography for the new millennium by Jacques Ludman, H. John Caulfield, Juanita Riccobono

By Jacques Ludman, H. John Caulfield, Juanita Riccobono

A part century after its invention, and after a number of waves of optimism and pessimism, holography is now poised to accomplish common program. Holograms at the moment are getting used as instruments in lots of industries, from heads-up screens in plane to directing interconnections in hugely parallel computing. Acoustic holograms promises third-dimensional pictures of inner organs with out surgical procedure or harmful radiation, and holography types the root of a number of other kinds of nondestructive trying out. This e-book presents either a evaluation of the advance of the sector and of the purposes prone to be vital within the twenty first century. It starts off with a evaluate via Emmett Leith, one of many inventors of holography - or re-inventors, after Denis Gabor's unique paintings in 1947. chapters talk about the frontiers of holographic imaging, together with colour holograms and stereographic video clips. a number of next chapters describe novel tools of forming and viewing holographic photographs, together with using low-coherence resources or maybe desktops to generate the holograms. The booklet concludes with a sampling of latest functions of holography, together with its makes use of in bettering the potency of sun cells, in nondestructive checking out, in bettering the coherence homes of sunshine, in info garage, and in investigations of basic physics.

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