Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain

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Join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you're building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started.
Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is still in its early stages and yet it's already spawned a multi-billion dollar global economy. This economy is open to anyone with the knowledge and passion to participate. Mastering Bitcoin provides the knowledge. You simply supply the passion.
The second edition includes:
A broad introduction to bitcoin–ideal for non-technical users, investors, and business executivesAn explanation of the technical foundations of bitcoin and cryptographic currencies for developers, engineers, and software and systems architectsDetails of the bitcoin decentralized network, peer-to-peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principlesNew developments such as Segregated Witness, Payment Channels, and Lightning NetworkImproved explanations of keys, addresses and walletsUser stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts

Securing the Cloud: Cloud Computer Security Techniques and Tactics

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As companies turn to burgeoning cloud computing technology to streamline and save money, security is a fundamental concern. Loss of certain control and lack of trust make this transition difficult unless you know how to handle it. Securing the Cloud discusses making the move to the cloud while securing your piece of it! The cloud offers flexibility, adaptability, scalability, and in the case of security-resilience. This book details the strengths and weaknesses of securing your company's information with different cloud approaches. Attacks can focus on your infrastructure, communications network, data, or services. The author offers a clear and concise framework to secure your business' assets while making the most of this new technology.

Named The 2011 Best Identity Management Book by InfoSec ReviewsProvides a sturdy and stable framework to secure your piece of the cloud, considering alternate approaches such as private vs. public clouds, SaaS vs. IaaS, and loss of control and lack of trustDiscusses the cloud's impact on security roles, highlighting security as a service, data backup, and disaster recoveryDetails the benefits of moving to the cloud-solving for limited availability of space, power, and storage

Malware

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Malware
Jay Marston works for XOr AntiVirus, fighting malware outbreaks. A new virus starts to infect computers the world over. They defeat it, but it bugs Jay. It was too easy. Something else is going on, something much bigger.

He calls in favours from his shadowy blackhat contacts in an attempt to track down the source of the infection. Only then does it become apparent how dangerous this particular malware threat really is…
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Bot Business 101: How to start, run & grow your Bot / AI business

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I founded a bot company back in 2007 and over the course of a decade, I have made huge mistakes, wrong assumptions, and I missed a ton of opportunities. I wrote this book because I have learned many valuable lessons during this time, and if I can answer just one person’s question and prevent a repetition of my mistakes, that would be the best value I could provide, not only just for that business but interestingly also for my own.

Over the course of a decade, my company Botego went almost bankrupt not once, but twice. Thinking that Bots will never really take off as a serious industry I was considering closing the company a mere couple of weeks prior to the TechCrunch article announcing that Facebook would be announcing a Bot platform within a month! As of January, 2017 the same company now has a multi-million dollar valuation. 30% of our company has been acquired by Sestek, a prominent voice technology company. Nevzat Aydin a well-known entrepreneur who sold his company to Delivery Hero for $600+ million recently invested in Botego, and he is holding 15% and a seat in the Board of Directors.
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Cyber Security for Educational Leaders: A Guide to Understanding and Implementing Technology Policies

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As leaders are increasingly implementing technologies into their districts and schools, they need to understand the implications and risks of doing so. Cyber Security for Educational Leaders is a much-needed text on developing, integrating, and understanding technology policies that govern schools and districts. Based on research and best practices, this book discusses the threats associated with technology use and policies and arms aspiring and practicing leaders with the necessary tools to protect their schools and to avoid litigation.

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