Hands-On Cyber Security for Finance

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  • Understand the cyber threats faced by organizations
  • Discover how to identify attackers
  • Perform vulnerability assessment, software testing, and pentesting
  • Defend your financial cyberspace using mitigation techniques and remediation plans
  • Implement encryption and decryption
  • Understand how Artificial Intelligence (AI) affects cybersecurity

Organizations have always been a target of cybercrime. Hands-On Cybersecurity for Finance teaches you how to successfully defend your system against common cyber threats, making sure your financial services are a step ahead in terms of security.

The book begins by providing an overall description of cybersecurity, guiding you through some of the most important services and technologies currently at risk from cyber threats. Once you have familiarized yourself with the topic, you will explore specific technologies and threats based on case studies and real-life scenarios. As you progress through the chapters, you will discover vulnerabilities and bugs (including the human risk factor), gaining an expert-level view of the most recent threats. You'll then explore information on how you can achieve data and infrastructure protection. In the concluding chapters, you will cover recent and significant updates to procedures and configurations, accompanied by important details related to cybersecurity research and development in IT-based financial services.

By the end of the book, you will have gained a basic understanding of the future of information security and will be able to protect financial services and their related infrastructures.

  • Protect your financial environment with cybersecurity practices and methodologies
  • Identify vulnerabilities such as data manipulation and fraudulent transactions
  • Provide end-to-end protection within organizations
Page Count 308
Course Length 9 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781788836296
Date Of Publication 31 Jan 2019


Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya is a leading cybersecurity professional with business development, management, and academic skills, who focuses on securing the cyberspace and sharing his real-life skills as a security adviser, speaker, lecturer, and author. He is passionate about reaching communities, creating cyber-aware campaigns, leveraging new and innovative approaches, technologies that holistically address the information security, and privacy needs for people and organization worldwide. He has authored many cybersecurity books, security certification courseware’s, and exams for different vendors. He holds Global awards in Cybersecurity as an Speaker, Author, instructor and Leader.

Milad Aslaner

Milad Aslaner is a security professional with over 10 years' experience in product engineering and management. He has published white papers and books on social engineering, the practical application of cybersecurity, and cybersecurity in the financial services industry, with a technical focus on EDR, TVM, incident response, and real-world exploitation techniques. During his time at Microsoft since 2012, he has led the commercial software engineering team for the Surface Book and Laptop, and built security features such as SEMM. As a senior security program manager, he aims to transform strategic enterprise customer requirements to realize new scenarios, thereby safeguarding Microsoft customers against the evolving threat landscape.