Category Archives: Computers / Computer Science

Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK – Fourth Edition

 As an information security professional, it is essential to stay current on the latest advances in technology and the effluence of security threats. Candidates for the CISSP® certification need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®), along with the ability to apply this indepth knowledge… Read More »

Wireless Network Security

This book identifies vulnerabilities in the physical layer, the MAC layer, the IP layer, the transport layer, and the application layer, of wireless networks, and discusses ways to strengthen security mechanisms and services. Topics covered include intrusion detection, secure PHY/MAC/routing protocols, attacks and prevention, immunization, key management, secure group communications and multicast, secure location services,… Read More »

Ad Hoc Wireless Networking

Wireless networking enables two or more computers to communicate using standard network protocols without network cables. Since their emergence in the 1970s, wireless networks have become increasingly pop ular in the computing industry. In the past decade, wireless networks have enabled true mobility. There are currently two versions of mobile wireless networks. An infrastructure network… Read More »

Engineering a Compiler

The proliferation of processors, environments, and constraints on systems has cast compiler technology into a wider variety of settings, changing the compiler and compiler writer’s role. No longer is execution speed the sole criterion for judging compiled code. Today, code might be judged on how small it is, how much power it consumes, how well… Read More »

Pro Hadoop

You’ve heard the hype about Hadoop: it runs petabyte–scale data mining tasks insanely fast, it runs gigantic tasks on clouds for absurdly cheap, it’s been heavily committed to by tech giants like IBM, Yahoo!, and the Apache Project, and it’s completely open-source (thus free). But what exactly is it, and more importantly, how do you… Read More »

All-in-one A+ Certification Exam Guide

Mike Meyers–the industry’s leading A+ certification authority and instructor–delivers another edition of his #1, best-selling study guide. Covering all official objectives for CompTIA’s A+ Certification this must-have reference contains essential material to prepare you for both the Core Hardware and Operating System Technologies exams. Plus, the bonus CD-ROM contains practice tests, hundreds of questions, and… Read More »