Managing Information Security Risks: The OCTAVE Approach
Information security requires far more than the latest tool or technology. Organizations must understand exactly what they are trying to protect--and why--before selecting specific solutions. Security issues are complex and often are rooted in organizational and business concerns. A careful evaluation of security needs and...
Yeast as a Tool in Cancer Research
Leland H. Hartwell Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Nobel Laureate for Medicine, 2001 Yeast has proved to be the most useful single-celled organism for studying the fundamental aspects of cell biology. Resources are now available for yeast that greatly simplify and empower new investigations, like the presence of strains with...
CD Cracking Uncovered: Protection Against Unsanctioned CD Copying
A manual on protecting CDs against illegal copying, this book shows how crackers copy CDs using various access methods. The methods covered include the CDFS driver, cooked mode, SPTI, ASPI, the SCSI port, and the MSCDEX driver. Explained is how to prevent cracker break-ins using protections based on nonstandard CD formats such as the CD driver...
Iminosugars: From Synthesis to Therapeutic Applications
The field of iminosugars is a very exciting area of research. These carbohydrate mimetics
were first imagined and synthesized by chemists in the 1960s before being isolated from
Nature a few years later. Since the discovery of their biological activity as potent glycosidase
inhibitors in the 1970s, iminosugars have been the subject... Human Impact on the Natural Environment
A brand new edition of the definitive textbook on humankind’s impact on the Earth’s environment—now in full color
This classic text explores the multitude of impacts that humans have had over time upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms, and the atmosphere. It considers the ways in which climate...
Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, Third Edition
The convergence of computing and communication has produced a society that feeds
on information. Yet most of the information is in its raw form: data. If data is characterized
as recorded facts, then information is the set of patterns, or expectations,
that underlie the data. There is a huge amount of information locked up in...
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