Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, International Edition

Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, International Edition : Applications and Standards

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For computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors taking a one-semester undergraduate courses on network security.

A practical survey of network security applications and standards, with unmatched support for instructors and students.

In this age of universal electronic connectivity, viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud, security is paramount. Network Security: Applications and Standards, Fifth Edition provides a practical survey of network security applications and standards, with an emphasis on applications that are widely used on the Internet and for corporate networks. An unparalleled support package for instructors and students ensures a successful teaching and learning experience.

Adapted from Cryptography and Network Security, Sixth Edition, this text covers the same topics but with a much more concise treatment of cryptography.
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  • Mixed media product | 448 pages
  • 189 x 233 x 18mm | 614g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • Illustrations (black and white)
  • 0273793365
  • 9780273793366
  • 486,767

Table of contents

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About the Author

Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Computer Security Concepts

1.2 The OSI Security Architecture

1.3 Security Attacks

1.4 Security Services

1.5 Security Mechanisms

1.6 A Model for Network Security

1.7 Standards

1.8 Outline of This Book

1.9 Recommended Reading

1.10 Internet and Web Resources

1.11 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 2 Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality 2.1 Symmetric Encryption Principles

2.2 Symmetric Block Encryption Algorithms

2.3 Random and Pseudorandom Numbers

2.4 Stream Ciphers and RC4

2.5 Cipher Block Modes of Operation

2.6 Recommended Reading

2.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 3 Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication 3.1 Approaches to Message Authentication

3.2 Secure Hash Functions

3.3 Message Authentication Codes

3.4 Public Key Cryptography Principles

3.5 Public-Key Cryptography Algorithms

3.6 Digital Signatures

3.7 Recommended Reading

3.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 4 Key Distribution and User Authentication 4.1 Symmetric Key Distribution Using Symmetric Encryption

4.2 Kerberos

4.3 Key Distribution Using Asymmetric Encryption

4.4 X.509 Certificates

4.5 Public Key Infrastructure

4.6 Federated Identity Management

4.7 Recommended Reading

4.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 5 Network Access Control and Cloud Security 5.1 Network Access Control

5.2 Extensible Authentication Protocol

5.3 IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Network Access Control

5.4 Cloud Computing

5.5 Cloud Security Risks and Countermeasures

5.6 Data Protection in the Cloud

5.7 Cloud Security as a Service

5.8 Recommended Reading

5.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 6 Transport-Level Security 6.1 Web Security Issues

6.2 Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

6.3 Transport Layer Security (TLS)


6.5 Secure Shell (SSH)

6.6 Recommended Reading

6.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 7 Wireless Network Security 7.1 Wireless Security

7.2 Mobile Device Security

7.3 IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Overview

7.4 IEEE 802.11i Wireless LAN Security

7.5 Recommended Reading

7.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 8 Electronic Mail Security 8.1 Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)

8.2 S/MIME

8.3 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)

8.4 Recommended Web Sites

8.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 9 IP Security 9.1 IP Security Overview

9.2 IP Security Policy

9.3 Encapsulating Security Payload

9.4 Combining Security Associations

9.5 Internet Key Exchange

9.6 Cryptographic Suites

9.7 Recommended Reading

9.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 10 Malicious Software 10.1 Types of Malicious Software

10.2 Propagation - Infected Content - Viruses

10.3 Propagation - Vulnerability Exploit - Worms

10.4 Propagation - Social Engineering - SPAM, Trojans

10.5 Payload - System Corruption

10.6 Payload - Attack Agent - Zombie, Bots

10.7 Payload - Information Theft - Keyloggers, Phishing, Spyware

10.8 Payload - Stealthing - Backdoors, Rootkits

10.9 Countermeasures

10.10 Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

10.11 Recommended Reading

10.12 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 11 Intruders 11.1 Intruders

11.2 Intrusion Detection

11.3 Password Management

11.4 Recommended Reading

11.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 12 Firewalls 12.1 The Need for Firewalls

12.2 Firewall Characteristics

12.3 Types of Firewalls

12.4 Firewall Basing

12.5 Firewall Location and Configurations

12.6 Recommended Reading

12.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix A Some Aspects of Number Theory A.1 Prime and Relatively Prime Numbers

A.2 Modular Arithmetic

Appendix B Projects for Teaching Network Security B.1 Research Projects

B.2 Hacking Project

B.3 Programming Projects

B.4 Laboratory Exercises

B.5 Practical Security Assessments

B.6 Writing Assignments

B.7 Reading/Report Assignments


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Chapter 13 Network Management Security 13.1 Basic Concepts of SNMP

13.2 SNMPv1 Community Facility

13.3 SNMPv3

13.4 Recommended Reading

13.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 14 Legal and Ethical Issues 14.1 Cybercrime and Computer Crime

14.2 Intellectual Property

14.3 Privacy

14.4 Ethical Issues

14.5 Recommended Reading

14.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Chapter 15 SHA-3 15.1 Evaluation Criteria for SHA-3

15.2 The SHA-3 Algorithm

15.3 Recommended Reading

15.4 Key Terms and Review Questions

Appendix C Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations C.1 The Importance of Standards

C.2 Internet Standards and the Internet Society

C.3 National Institute of Standards and Technology

Appendix D TCP/IP and OSI D.1 Protocols and Protocol Architectures

D.2 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture

D.3 The Role of an Internet Protocol

D.4 IPv4

D.5 IPv6

D.6 The OSI Protocol Architecture

Appendix E Pseudorandom Number Generation E.1 PRNG Requirements

E.2 PRNG Using a Block Cipher

E.3 PRNG Using a Hash Function or Message Authentication Code

Appendix F Kerberos Encryption Techniques F.1 Password-to-Key Transformation

F.2 Propagating Cipher Block Chaining Mode

Appendix G Data Compression Using ZIP G.1 Compression Algorithm

G.2 Decompression Algorithm

Appendix H More on PGP H.1 True Random Numbers

H.2 Pseudorandom Numbers

H.3 Cryptographic Keys and Key Rings

H.4 Public-Key Management

Appendix I The International Reference Alphabet
Appendix J The Base-Rate Fallacy
Appendix K Radix-64 Conversion
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