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Shon Harris, CISSP, MCSE (shonharris@logicalsecurity.com), is the president of Logical Security, a security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force’s Information Warfare unit, an instructor, and an author. She has authored two best-selling CISSP® books, was a contributing author to the book Hacker’s Challenge, and a contributing author to the book Gray Hat Hacking. Shon has taught computer and information security to a wide range of clients, some of which have included RSA, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Security Agency (NSA), Bank of America, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), BMC, West Point, American Express, and many more.

Shon was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the Information Security field by Information Security Magazine. She writes security articles for Information Security Magazine and Windows 2000 Magazine and other leading industry journals.

"Some authors are lucky enough to have their name become synonymous with a particular certification category. It happens rarely, but when it does happen it is indicative of a reputation established through years of producing quality products. Such is the case with Shon Harris and security."
— Emmett Dulaney, reviewer, CertCities.com

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Administrative Issues Concerning Mobile Security (Part 5 of 5)
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Topics: Security, Network Security
Viruses, Malware And Various Threats To Mobile Devices (Part 4 of 5)
May 12, 2009 Comments
Topics: Wireless/High Speed/Optical, Security, Networking
Mobile Devices: Access Control, Wireless Network Risks And Security Implementations (Part 3 of 5)
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Mobile Devices: Security Implications and Countermeasures (Part 2 of 5)
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Mobile Devices: Definition And Security Issues (Part 1 of 5)
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Changes to the CISSP Exam
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Topics: Cisco Certification, Certification
A Satire of the Security Divas of Today
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Security Issues of Social Network Sites
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Web Application Security Testing Webcast hosted by Shon Harris
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CISSP Braindump And Shortcuts - Is It Really Smart To Take The Road More Frequently Travelled?
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Risk Management - What Is The Real Score In The Management Of Risks
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Shon Harris

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