At our company, we research cyber hacking attacks all over the world to see if our server protection product will protect against the techniques used in the attack. In the course of this research, one important conclusion kept leaping out: MOST HACKING ATTEMPTS ARE PREVENTABLE FOR LITTLE COST AND SOME KNOWLEDGE. Cyber security can be very mysterious. The constant news about hacking can be very frightening. Either can leave you wondering if you will be the next victim. This book is for the majority of people who aren’t involved in cyber security for a living. It’s for those who do other things. It’s an attempt to make cyber security simple, to acquaint you with the basics, and to provide you with easy things you can do to protect your family and your business from those who would use a computer to do you harm. Though terms will be introduced, no specialized knowledge in systems and network administration or IT security is presumed. You might be a homeowner wanting to protect your family. You might be a small business wanting to know what you can do that is low cost, yet effective. You might be a CEO/CFO/COO/Board Member of a large enterprise wanting to communicate with your IT department more effectively about this most important subject. CIO/CISO’s may also find this book helpful in educating corporate members on cyber security.