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Sudo Mastery: User Access Control for Real People
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Unix-like operating systems have a primitive access control system. The root account can do anything. Other users are peasants with only minimal system access. Sudo lets you divide root’s monolithic power between the people who need it, with accountability and auditability. While many people use sudo, most use only a small part of it’s features. Master sudo with Sudo Mastery.
Security Sound Bites: Important Ideas About Security From Smart-Ass, Dumb-Ass, and Kick-Ass Quotations
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Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Security Magazine called this book “fascinating” and “full of thought triggers.” It offers quotes and observations about security that'll make you think and make you laugh. We hear from security experts, but also the likes of Britney Spears and Albert Einstein, B movie dialog through ancient Greek dead guys, John Locke to Dan Quayle. Includes irreverent commentary from the author.
Surviving Modern Technology: Understanding Safety and Privacy
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by Real Psych Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Computers are wonderful. The internet is fantastic. You are not safe online … unless you work at it. The goals of this book are to help motivate you to take some action and to teach you how to think about privacy and security of your information and devices. But it's not so much a "how to" book (i.e., what buttons to press) as a "why to" book.