Network Security Essentials

Network Security Essentials : United States Edition

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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. Visit Stallings Companion Website at for student and instructor resources and his Computer Science Student Resource site Password protected instructor resources can be accessed here by clicking on the Resources Tab to view downloadable files. (Registration required) Supplements Include:Solutions Manual, Power Point slides and more

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  • Paperback | 409 pages
  • 191 x 223 x 15.7mm | 603.29g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130351288
  • 9780130351289

Table of contents

1. Introduction. I. CRYPTOGRAPHY. 2. Symmetric 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. 10. Malicious Software. 11. Firewalls. Appendix A: Standards Cited in this Book. Appendix B: Some Aspects of Number Theory. Appendix C: Projects for Teaching Network Security. Glossary. References. Index. List of more

About William Stallings

William Stallings is a best-selling author and five-time winner of the annual Text and Academic Authors Association award for best computer science and engineering text. He has authored 17 titles and-counting revised editions-43 books on various aspects of computer networking and computer architecture. Stallings is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He holds a Ph.D. from M.LT. 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: www.prenhall.comshow more

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