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Computer networking & communications

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Mobile Applications Design, Development and Optimization

Mobile Applications Design, Development and Optimization

Author: Tejinder Randhawa Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2020

Using Android as a reference, this book teaches development of mobile apps designed to be responsive, trustworthy and robust, and optimized for maintainability. As the share of mission-critical mobile apps continues to increase in the ever-expanding mobile app ecosystem, it has become imperative that processes and procedures to assure their reliance are developed and included in the software life cycle at opportune times. Memory, CPU, battery life and screen size limitations of smartphones coupled with volatility associated with mobile environments underlines that the quality assurance strategies that proved to be successful for desktop applications may no longer be effective in mobile apps. To that effect, this book lays a foundation upon which quality assurance processes and procedures for the mobile apps could be devised. This foundation is composed of analytical models, experimental test-beds and software solutions. Analytical models proposed in literature to predict software quality are studied and adapted for mobile apps. The efficacy of these analytical models in prejudging the operations of mobile apps under design and development is evaluated. A comprehensive test suite is presented that empirically assesses a mobile app's compliance to its quality expectations. Test procedures to measure quality attributes such as maintainability, usability, performance, scalability, reliability, availability and security, are detailed. Utilization of test tools provided in Android Studio as well as third-party vendors in constructing the corresponding test-beds is highlighted. An in-depth exploration of utilities, services and frameworks available on Android is conducted, and the results of their parametrization observed through experimentation to construct quality assurance solutions are presented. Experimental development of some example mobile apps is conducted to gauge adoption of process models and determine favorable opportunities for integrating the quality assurance processes and procedures in the mobile app life cycle. Role of automation in testing, integration, deployment and configuration management is demonstrated to offset cost overheads of integrating quality assurance process in the life cycle of the mobile apps.

Linux Bible

Linux Bible

Author: Christopher Negus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2020

The industry favorite Linux guide Linux Bible, 10th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you're a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. this updated tenth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 8), Fedora 30, and Ubuntu 18.10 LTS. It includes information on cloud computing, with new guidance on containerization, Ansible automation, and Kubernetes and OpenShift. With a focus on RHEL 8, this new edition teaches techniques for managing storage, users, and security, while emphasizing simplified administrative techniques with Cockpit. Written by a Red Hat expert, this book provides the clear explanations and step-by-step instructions that demystify Linux and bring the new features seamlessly into your workflow. This useful guide assumes a base of little or no Linux knowledge, and takes you step by step through what you need to know to get the job done. Get Linux up and running quickly Master basic operations and tackle more advanced tasks Get up to date on the recent changes to Linux server system management Bring Linux to the cloud using Openstack and Cloudforms Simplified Linux administration through the Cockpit Web Interface Automated Linux Deployment with Ansible Learn to navigate Linux with Amazon (AWS), Google (GCE), and Microsofr Azure Cloud services Linux Bible, 10th Edition is the one resource you need, and provides the hands-on training that gets you on track in a flash.

Just Touch The Definitive Guide to Near Field Communications (NFC)

Just Touch The Definitive Guide to Near Field Communications (NFC)

Author: Dean Anthony Gratton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2020

Penetration Testing For Dummies

Penetration Testing For Dummies

Author: Robert Shimonski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2020

Target, test, analyze, and report on security vulnerabilities with pen testing Pen Testing is necessary for companies looking to target, test, analyze, and patch the security vulnerabilities from hackers attempting to break into and compromise their organizations data. It takes a person with hacking skills to look for the weaknesses that make an organization susceptible to hacking. Pen Testing For Dummies aims to equip IT enthusiasts at various levels with the basic knowledge of pen testing. It is the go-to book for those who have some IT experience but desire more knowledge of how to gather intelligence on a target, learn the steps for mapping out a test, and discover best practices for analyzing, solving, and reporting on vulnerabilities. The different phases of a pen test from pre-engagement to completion Threat modeling and understanding risk When to apply vulnerability management vs penetration testing Ways to keep your pen testing skills sharp, relevant, and at the top of the game Get ready to gather intelligence, discover the steps for mapping out tests, and analyze and report results!

Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere

Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere

Author: Elver Sena Sosa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2020

A clear, comprehensive guide to VMware's latest virtualization solution Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere is the ultimate guide to VMware's network security virtualization platform. Written by a rock star in the VMware community, this book offers invaluable guidance and crucial reference for every facet of NSX, with clear explanations that go far beyond the public documentation. Coverage includes NSX architecture, controllers, and edges; preparation and deployment; logical switches; VLANS and VXLANS; logical routers; virtualization; edge network services; firewall security; and much more to help you take full advantage of the platform's many features. More and more organizations are recognizing both the need for stronger network security and the powerful solution that is NSX; usage has doubled in the past year alone, and that trend is projected to grow--and these organizations need qualified professionals who know how to work effectively with the NSX platform. This book covers everything you need to know to exploit the platform's full functionality so you can: Step up security at the application level Automate security and networking services Streamline infrastructure for better continuity Improve compliance by isolating systems that handle sensitive data VMware's NSX provides advanced security tools at a lower cost than traditional networking. As server virtualization has already become a de facto standard in many circles, network virtualization will follow quickly--and NSX positions VMware in the lead the way vSphere won the servers. NSX allows you to boost security at a granular level, streamline compliance, and build a more robust defense against the sort of problems that make headlines. Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere helps you get up to speed quickly and put this powerful platform to work for your organization.

Networking For Dummies

Networking For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2020

Set up a secure network at home or the office Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted Networking For Dummies helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network. Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you'll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more. From connecting to the Internet and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your data--this #1 bestselling guide covers it all. Build a wired or wireless network Secure and optimize your network Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts Use the cloud--safely Written by a seasoned technology author--and jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructions--this is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.

CCNA Certification Practice Tests Exam 200-301

CCNA Certification Practice Tests Exam 200-301

Author: Jon Buhagiar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2020

The definitive study guide for the new CCNA and CCNP certifications CCNA Certification Practice Test: Exam 200-301 is the definitive practice guide for professionals preparing for the new CCNA or CCNP certifications, and for those looking to master the latest technologies in Cisco networking fundamentals. The practice exams, written by 17-year industry professional Jon Buhagiar, explore a broad range of exam objectives essential for passing the certification exam. The CCNA exam provides the certification needed to grow your IT career. Each practice exam in this book is designed to prepare you to pass the CCNA by imparting the skills, knowledge, and practical coursework needed to master all exam topics. This book includes access to six practice tests featuring 1,200 exam questions, as well as two full practice exams. Most importantly, the six practice tests featured in Certification Practice Tests Exam 200-301 cover a variety of topics, including: Security fundamentals Automation and programmability IP services IP connectivity Network success Network fundamentals In addition to a plethora of exam topics and plenty of sample questions to prepare you for the CCNA exam, readers will also have access to online test tools featuring additional practice questions and study tools to assist in reinforcing the knowledge you've gained with the book. Learn the foundational knowledge you need to pass the CCNA or CCNP and take your career to the next level by preparing with CCNA Certification Practice Tests.

Knockout Networking for Financial Advisors and Other Sales Producers More Prospects, More Referrals, More Business

Knockout Networking for Financial Advisors and Other Sales Producers More Prospects, More Referrals, More Business

Author: Michael Goldberg Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2020

Knockout Networking for Financial Advisors is the only book written for sales producers in the insurance and financial services industry focused on making more connections through networking! Boxers need to make more connections to win in the ring. Sales producers need to make more connections to grow their business! Heres the truth! Almost 90% of financial advisors fail at being financial advisors. Why? Because advisors, brokers, reps, and agents need to see more people to make more sales appointments. And nobody in their firm, agency, branch, or shop trains them how ! As a financial advisor (or other type of sales producer!) how can you attract more prospects to your pipeline? Knockout Networking for Financial Advisors will be your guide. Author Michael Goldberg is a networking specialist, speaker, trainer, author (and boxer!) focused on helping financial advisors, brokers, agents, reps, wholesalers, and other sales producers grow their business or practice through networking. This book covers everything you need to know about going to the right places, saying the right things, and meeting the right peopleabsolutely mandatory for a financial advisor or sales producer thats serious about making more and better connections! The result? More prospects, more referrals, and more business! Most advisors and sales producers are not born networkers; they develop the skills and confidence through education, training, practice, and having a positive attitude. In this must read if youre a financial advisor book, you will learn how to: Confidently meet and greet new people in business settings Further define Target Market to establish more and better connections Deliver a knockout elevator speech (not a script!) Generate more prospects and referrals from current client base Establish important relationships generating more business opportunities Bottom line, networking is the most effective way to attract more prospects, more referrals, and more business to your corner. Rememberkeep the left up!

Illustrated Remote Access

Illustrated Remote Access

Author: Steven L. Kahn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2020

Today's network manager must ensure that employees can accesscorporate databases and applications even when they're not in theoffice. Because each of these off-site employees typically has verydifferent needs and capabilities, effectively delivering remoteaccess presents network managers with a huge and complicatedchallenge. Help is here. Illustrated Remote Access providesa technical overview of the most popular solutions for remoteaccess, carefully analyzing each in terms extensibility, scaleability, and flexibility. Mindful of the fact that no twonetworks are exactly alike, the author uses a variety of casestudies and customized scenarios instead of simply rolling out oneor two canned solutions

Plunkett's Computers, Hardware & Software Industry Almanac 2020

Plunkett's Computers, Hardware & Software Industry Almanac 2020

Author: Jack W. Plunkett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Formally Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac, this book presents a complete analysis of the technology business, including hardware, software, networks, computers, peripherals, services and global trade. This market research tool includes our analysis of the major trends affecting the industry, from the global PC and server market, to consumer and enterprise software, to super computers, open systems such as Linux, web services and network equipment. In addition, we provide major statistical tables covering the industry, from computer sector revenues, to broadband subscribers, to semiconductor industry production. No other source provides this book's easy-to-understand comparisons of growth, expenditures, technologies, imports/exports, corporations, research and other vital subjects. You get our in-depth profiles on the top 500 global InfoTech companies--objective analysis of the largest and most exciting companies in: Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Internet Services, E-Commerce, Networking, Semiconductors, Memory, Storage, Information Management and Data Processing. Our research effort includes an exhaustive study of new technologies and discussions with experts at dozens of innovative tech companies. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.

(ISC)2 CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Practice Tests

(ISC)2 CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Practice Tests

Author: Ben Malisow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2020

The only official CCSP practice test product endorsed by (ISC)(2) With over 1,000 practice questions, this book gives you the opportunity to test your level of understanding and gauge your readiness for the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam long before the big day. These questions cover 100% of the CCSP exam domains, and include answers with full explanations to help you understand the reasoning and approach for each. Logical organization by domain allows you to practice only the areas you need to bring you up to par, without wasting precious time on topics you've already mastered. As the only official practice test product for the CCSP exam endorsed by (ISC)(2), this essential resource is your best bet for gaining a thorough understanding of the topic. It also illustrates the relative importance of each domain, helping you plan your remaining study time so you can go into the exam fully confident in your knowledge. When you're ready, two practice exams allow you to simulate the exam day experience and apply your own test-taking strategies with domains given in proportion to the real thing. The online learning environment and practice exams are the perfect way to prepare, and make your progress easy to track.

Design and Analysis of Security Protocol for Communication

Design and Analysis of Security Protocol for Communication

Author: Dinesh Goyal Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/03/2020

The purpose of designing this book is to discuss and analyze security protocols available for communication. Objective is to discuss protocols across all layers of TCP/IP stack and also to discuss protocols independent to the stack. Authors will be aiming to identify the best set of security protocols for the similar applications and will also be identifying the drawbacks of existing protocols. The authors will be also suggesting new protocols if any.