Fundamentals of Computer Security Technology

Fundamentals of Computer Security Technology

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This is a survey of the state-of-the-art of the entire field of computer security. The work covers: threat organization, derivation and basic strategy; security model concepts, various components and details of the most familiar components; safeguard and countermeasure approaches for computer security; network and database security; and security evaluation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.2 x 25.4mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Facsimile
  • 0131089293
  • 9780131089297

About Edward G. Amoroso

Edward Amoroso is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in the Secure Systems Department at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Dr. Amoroso's experience in secure systems design, development, and research has ranged from system and security engineering on the UNIX system V/MLS effort at Bell Labs to technical lead responsibilities in the development of the Trusted Software Methodology (TSM) for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Amoroso also holds adjunct positions in the Computer Science Department at the Stevens Institute and the Software Engineering Department at Monmouth College.show more

Table of contents

1. Threats to Computer Systems. 2. Threat Trees. 3. Categorization of Attacks. 4. Trojan Horses and Viruses. 5. Common Attack Methods. 6. Security Labels. 7. The Lattice of Security Labels. 8. Security Policies. 9. The Bell-Lapadula Disclosure Model. 10. BLM Analysis and Debate. 11. Non-Deductibility and Non-Interference Security. 12. The Biba Integrity Model. 13. The Clark-Wilson Integrity Model. 14. Denial of Service. 15. Safeguards and Countermeasures. 16. Auditing. 17. Intrusion Detection. 18. Identification and Authentication. 19. Passwords. 20. Encryption. 21. Key Management Protocols. 22. Access Control. 23. Covert Channels. 24. Composing Security. 25. Privileges and Roles. 26. Security Kernels. 27. Network Security. 28. Database Security. 29. Security Evaluation. Annotated Bibliography. 25 Greatest Works in Computer Security. Index.show more

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