Network Security Essentials

Network Security Essentials : Applications and Standards

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For one-semester courses on Network Security for computer science, engineering, and CIS majors.This text provides a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive survey of network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. It includes a concise section on the discipline of cryptography-covering algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, and key exchange.
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  • Hardback | 366 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 317.51g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130160938
  • 9780130160935

Table of contents

1. Introduction. I. CRYPTOGRAPHY. 2. Conventional Encryption and Message Confidentiality. 3. Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication. II. NETWORK SECURITY APPLICATIONS. 4. Authentication Applications. 5. Electronic Mail Security. 6. IP Security. 7. Web Security. 8. Network Management Security. III. SYSTEM SECURITY. 9. Intruders and Viruses. 10. Firewalls. Appendix A: RFCs Cited in this Book. Appendix B: Projects for Teaching Network Security. Glossary. References. Index.
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About William Stallings

William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 42 books on various aspects of these subjects. He is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. Dr. Stallings holds a Ph.D. from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in Electrical Engineering. All of his Prentice Hall titles can be found at the Prentice Hall Web site .
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