Blockchain: Programming, Ethereum, and Cryptocurrency Guide

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A unique guide to aid you in the blockchain programming process.
The more sophisticated specifics of blockchain programming will be discussed in this book. You will read about things you might not have encountered yet and expand your knowledge about this popular way of using software and ethereum to achieve monetary and accuracy purposes. You will read, among others:
What ethereum is and how to use it.
Login systems that use ethereum.
Several ways of understanding how bitcoin is related to it all, and the concept behind it.
All about smart contracts and storing data.
Java coding that involves blockchain technology.
Facts and thoughts about the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).
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Hadoop For Dummies

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Big data has become big business, and companies and organizations of all sizes are struggling to find ways to retrieve valuable information from their massive data sets with becoming overwhelmed. Enter Hadoop and this easy-to-understand For Dummies guide. Hadoop For Dummies helps readers understand the value of big data, make a business case for using Hadoop, navigate the Hadoop ecosystem, and build and manage Hadoop applications and clusters.
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Obfuscation: A User’s Guide for Privacy and Protest

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With Obfuscation, Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum mean to start a revolution. They are calling us not to the barricades but to our computers, offering us ways to fight today's pervasive digital surveillance — the collection of our data by governments, corporations, advertisers, and hackers. To the toolkit of privacy protecting techniques and projects, they propose adding obfuscation: the deliberate use of ambiguous, confusing, or misleading information to interfere with surveillance and data collection projects. Brunton and Nissenbaum provide tools and a rationale for evasion, noncompliance, refusal, even sabotage — especially for average users, those of us not in a position to opt out or exert control over data about ourselves. Obfuscation will teach users to push back, software developers to keep their user data safe, and policy makers to gather data without misusing it.Brunton and Nissenbaum present a guide to the forms and formats that obfuscation has taken and explain how to craft its implementation to suit the goal and the adversary. They describe a series of historical and contemporary examples, including radar chaff deployed by World War II pilots, Twitter bots that hobbled the social media strategy of popular protest movements, and software that can camouflage users' search queries and stymie online advertising. They go on to consider obfuscation in more general terms, discussing why obfuscation is necessary, whether it is justified, how it works, and how it can be integrated with other privacy practices and technologies.

Hacked: The Inside Story of America’s Struggle to Secure Cyberspace

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The spectacular cyber attack on Sony Pictures and costly hacks of Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and databases containing sensitive data on millions of U.S. federal workers have shocked the nation. Despite a new urgency for the president, Congress, law enforcement, and corporate America to address the growing threat, the hacks keep coming—each one more pernicious than the last—from China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, the Middle East, and points unknown. The continuing attacks raise a deeply disturbing question: Is the issue simply beyond the reach of our government, political leaders, business leaders, and technology visionaries to resolve? In Hacked, veteran cybersecurity journalist Charlie Mitchell reveals the innovative, occasionally brilliant, and too-often hapless government and industry responses to growing cybersecurity threats. He examines the internal power struggles in the federal government, the paralysis on Capitol Hill, and the industry's desperate effort to stay ahead of both the bad guys and the government.

Wolves, Sheep and Sheepdogs: A Leader’s Guide to Information Security

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The angles of attack in today’s cyber security landscape evolve every moment. But even more ominous, there is no organization too small to escape being a target. However, there is an answer to these threats: a good sheepdog, alert to every danger and breach. In Wolves, Sheep and Sheepdogs: A Leader’s Guide to Information Security, authors Jim Shaeffer and John Cunningham use a powerful analogy to paint a vivid picture of both sides of the firewall. Whether you are a Board Member, investor, CEO or CISO you will gain a deeper understanding of the roles, characteristics, and motivations of both security professionals and the wolves they guard against. Shaeffer and Cunningham have worked with scores of organizations and share some of their keenest insight to achieving an adaptive security mindset. In doing so, they create a common language for those in both information security and non-technical leadership positions. No matter your role, this book will help give your organization a cyber-security edge against the threats of today and tomorrow.