The Basics of Information Security: Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

The Basics of Information Security: Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

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by Jason Andress
     
 

The Basics of Information Security provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. Packed with key concepts of information security, such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability, as well as tips and additional resources for further advanced study. This book also includes practical

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The Basics of Information Security provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. Packed with key concepts of information security, such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability, as well as tips and additional resources for further advanced study. This book also includes practical applications in the areas of operations, physical, network, operating system, and application security. Complete with exercises at the end of each chapter, this book is well-suited for classroom or instructional use.

  • Learn about information security without wading through huge manuals
  • Includes real world examples in each chapter that demonstrate useful implementations for each concept
  • Gives a broad view of the information security field for practitioners, students, and enthusiasts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597496537
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/24/2011
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
358,758
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. What is Information Security? Chapter 2. Identification and Authentication Chapter 3. Authorization and Access control Chapter 4. Auditing and Accountability Chapter 5. Cryptography Chapter 6. Operations Security Chapter 7. Physical Security Chapter 8. Network Security Chapter 9. Operating System Security Chapter 10. Application Security

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