Network Security Bible

Network Security Bible

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* A must for working network and security professionals as well as anyone in IS seeking to build competence in the increasingly important field of security * Written by three high-profile experts, including Eric Cole, an ex-CIA security guru who appears regularly on CNN and elsewhere in the media, and Ronald Krutz, a security pioneer who cowrote The CISSP Prep Guide and other security bestsellers * Covers everything from basic security principles and practices to the latest security threats and responses, including proven methods for diagnosing network vulnerabilities and insider secrets for boosting security effectivenessshow more

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  • Paperback | 694 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 40mm | 979.77g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764573977
  • 9780764573972

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If you need a solid foundation in network security, this is itHere at last is a comprehensive, focused guide that covers network security from applications to zip files. You'll learn network security principles and best practices, how to apply measures appropriate to various systems, how to identify and respond to an intrusion, and how to evaluate your security. You'll even get guidance in making the case for enhanced security to leaders of the organization. Whether you're learning the basics or seeking more detailed knowledge, you'll find this reference invaluable.Inside, you'll find complete coverage of network security issuesIdentify and apply best practices for Windows(R), UNIX(R), and Linux(R) systemsUnderstand the fundamental tenets of information system security, especially confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA)Set up appropriate security policies and manage implementationLearn to secure Web browsers, protect corporate portals, and implement secure e-commerce applicationsConfigure e-mail systems and set up different types of servers for safer accessChoose the best security approach for various network protocols, particularly OSI and TCPExplore the special security issues of wireless networksExamine cryptography and steganography and how they can support communications securityTest your system and interpret the resultsshow more

About Eric Cole

Eric Cole, PhD, has appeared as a security expert on CBS News, 60 Minutes, and CNN Headline News. Ronald Krutz, PhD, is the founder of the Carnegie Mellon Research Institute Cybersecurity Center. James W. Conley has been a security officer in the United States Navy and a senior security specialist on CIA development efforts.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Security Principles and Practices. Chapter 1: Information System Security Principles. Chapter 2: Information System Security Management. Chapter 3: Access Control Considerations. Part II: Operating Systems and Applications. Chapter 4: Windows Security. Chapter 5: UNIX and Linux Security. Chapter 6: Web Browser and Client Security. Chapter 7: Web Security. Chapter 8: E-mail Security. Chapter 9: Domain Name System. Chapter 10: Server Security. Part III: Network Security Fundamentals. Chapter 11: Network Protocols. Chapter 12: Wireless Security. Chapter 13: Network Architecture Fundamentals. Part IV: Communications. Chapter 14: Secret Communication. Chapter 15: Covert Communication. Chapter 16: Applications of Secure/Covert Communication. Part V: The Security Threat and the Response. Chapter 17: Intrusion Detection and Response. Chapter 18: Security Assessments, Testing, and Evaluation. Chapter 19: Putting Everything Together. Index.show more

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