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The Language of Cybersecurity

Cover of The Language of Cybersecurity

The Language of Cybersecurity, the latest book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series, is released today, July 15, 2018, and is available through print and ebook retailers worldwide.

Through July 31, 2018, this book will be on sale for $14.95 (regular price $19.95) at the XML Press eBook Store

The Language of Cybersecurity defines 52 terms that every business professional should know about cybersecurity, even professionals who are not specialists. Anyone who uses any kind of computing device needs to understand the importance of cybersecurity, and every business professional also needs to be able to speak intelligently with cybersecurity professionals.

Expertly compiled and edited by Tonie Flores, this book is an essential reference for cybersecurity experts, managers, students, and anyone who uses a computer, tablet, smart phone, or other computing device.

About the Editor

Tonie Flores has guided business and systems professionals through the complexities of selecting and implementing leading-edge information processing solutions. Her work as a systems engineer, instructor, change management specialist, and technical writer has benefitted information technology users from the shop floor and back office through the C-suite in the United States, Latin America, and Asia.

Tonie’s work has earned speaking and technical writing awards and the honor of Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communications (STC).

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Italian edition of Every Page is Page One

Cover of Every Page is Page One Italian edition

Ogni pagina è la prima, the Italian translation of Mark Baker’s Every Page is Page One, is available in print from Amazon and other ebook retailers. It is available in ebook form from the XML Press ebook store.

The translation was done by Gianni Angelini, a well-known technical communicator in Italy. Gianni is the author of Il comunicatore tecnico: Guida pratica alla professione (The Technical Communicator).

You can read more about this book in Italian in a blog post titled Ogni pagina è la prima: un bel regalo! by Alessandro Stazi. if you can read Italian, check it out. If you don’t speak Italian, the auto-translation to English is pretty good (in Chrome, anyway).

Coming Soon: for those of you waiting for Mark Baker’s next book, Structured Writing, the wait is almost over. We anticipate a late summer, early fall release.

 Latest News (XML Press)

Interview with Leigh White about DITA for Print 2nd Edition

Learn more about Leigh W. White’s new book DITA for Print, 2nd Edition (XML Press) by reading her interview with IXIASOFT’s Keith Schengili-Roberts on DITAWriter.

Together, they delve into the book’s details, and discuss what clients are asking for in terms of PDF customization and DITA 1.3 developments. Learn why Leigh believed a second edition of her popular book was necessary, whether PDF is the “king” of online content formats or not, and her thoughts on the relative popularity of DITA 1.3 features.

You can find the interview at: ditawriter.com/an-interview-with-leigh-w-white-about-dita-for-print-2nd-edition/

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XML Press at STC Summit-2018

This year, once again, XML Press will run the bookstore at STC Summit. We will have a selection of books from XML Press and other publishers, including new titles from Rosenfeld and Stylus. And there will be specials and giveaways. If you’re at the Summit, stop by the bookstore and say hello.

XML Press authors speaking at the conference include, Scott Abel (The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series, Phylise Banner (The Language of Learning, coming later this year), Robert Delwood (The Secret Life of Word), Tonie Flores (The Language of Cybersecurity, coming this spring), and Val Swisher (Global Content Strategy).

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Interview with Kit Brown-Hoekstra, author of The Language of Localization

STC’s notebook has just published an interview with Kit Brown-Hoekstra, editor of the new book, The Language of Localization, The latest book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series.

In the interview, Kit describes the making of the book and some of the challenges and rewards of creating a book that compiles contributions from 52 different people.

The Language of Localization is available from print and eBook retailers worldwide and, in eBook form, from the XML Press eBook store.

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XML Press eBook Store

The XML Press eBook Store is now open for business. You can purchase XML Press eBooks directly from us as a three-format bundle (PDF, ePub, and Kindle (.mobi)).

Once you’ve purchased a book, you can immediately download it to your computer or device and start reading.

 Latest News (Localization,XML Press)

The Language of Localization

The Language of Localization, the latest book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series, will be released on November 1, 2017, and available through print and ebook retailers worldwide.

The Language of Localization defines 52 terms that every business professional should know, even professionals who do not specialize in localization. In […]

 Latest News (eBook,XML Press)

XML Press on Safari

No, not a literal safari, O’Reilly Safari.

Up until this month, XML Press ebooks were available from O’Reilly Media in two forms: in a three-format DRM-free bundle (PDF, ePub, and Kindle) and on Safari, which is a subscription service.

O’Reilly has changed their business model, and they no longer offer the three-format bundle for any […]

 Latest News (Book Review,XML Press)

Review of Webinar School

The Instructional Design and Learning Special Interest Group (IDL SIG) of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) has just published a review of Bette Frick’s latest book, Webinar School: Planning, producing, and presenting your training webinar.

From the review, written by Jamye Sagan:

“Whether one has been producing webinars for years or just got […]

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TC World review of The Language of Technical Communication

TC World e-magazine has published a review of The Language of Technical Communication. According to reviewer Natalia Lincoln:

“The Language of Technical Communication will greatly benefit students and others interested in, or lateral entrants to, a career in technical communication; management staff who would like to understand the procedures, concepts, and potential inherent in […]