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Overview

Thesecond editionof this comprehensive handbook of computer and information securityprovides the most complete view of computer security and privacy available. It offers in-depth coverage of security theory, technology, and practice as they relate to established technologies as well as recent advances. It explores practical solutions to many security issues. Individual chapters are authored by leading experts in the field and address the immediate and long-term challenges in the authors’ respective areas of expertise.

The book is organized into10 parts comprised of70 contributed chapters by leading experts in the areas of networking and systems security, information management, cyber warfare and security, encryption technology, privacy, data storage, physical security, and a host of advanced security topics. New to this edition are chapters on intrusion detection, securing the cloud, securing web apps, ethical hacking, cyber forensics, physical security, disaster recovery, cyber attack deterrence, and more.

  • Chapters by leaders in the field on theory and practice of computer and information security technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of security issues allows the reader to remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader's grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This is the 2nd edition of the classic reference on system security but encompasses many new topics that have become relevant since the 1st edition…In this huge volume (1171 pages and online content) the numerous chapters cover almost every conceivable aspect of information and system security."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013 "The handbook is well organized and homogeneous, despite contributions by various authors. The new section on practical security is a welcome addition…this handbook will continue to be a very useful resource for professionals and students. I strongly recommend it for individuals as well as libraries."--ComputingReviews.com, September 12, 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123743541
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/22/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 928
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

John Vacca is an information technology consultant, professional writer, editor, reviewer and internationally-known, best-selling author based in Pomeroy, Ohio. Since 1982, John has authored 72 books, including:

Identity Theft (Cybersafety) (Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (April 1, 2012 ); System Forensics, Investigation, And Response (Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (September 24, 2010); Managing Information Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)); Network and Systems Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)); Computer and Information Security Handbook (Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (June 2, 2009)); Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems (Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books (March 16, 2007)); Practical Internet Security (Hardcover): (Publisher: Springer (October 18, 2006)); Optical Networking Best Practices Handbook (Hardcover): (Publisher: Wiley-Interscience (November 28, 2006)); Computer Forensics: Computer Crime Scene Investigation (With CD-ROM), 2nd Edition (Publisher: Charles River Media (May 26, 2005)

John Vacca has also written more than 600 articles in the areas of advanced storage, computer security and aerospace technology (copies of articles and books are available upon request). John was also a configuration management specialist, computer specialist, and the computer security official (CSO) for NASA's space station program (Freedom) and the International Space Station Program, from 1988 until his retirement from NASA in 1995. In addition, John is also an independent online book reviewer. Finally, John was one of the security consultants for the MGM movie titled: "AntiTrust," which was released on January 12, 2001.

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Table of Contents

Part I Overview of System and Network Security: A Comprehensive Introduction

Chapter 1 Building a Secure Organization

1.1 OBSTACLES TO SECURITY 1.2 TEN STEPS TO BUILDING A SECURE ORGANIZATION 1.3 DON’T FORGET THE BASICS 1.4 PREPARING FOR THE BUILDING OF SECURITY CONTROL ASSESSMENTS 1.5 SUMMARY 1.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 1.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Chapter 2 A Cryptography Primer

2.1 WHAT IS CRYPTOGRAPHY? WHAT IS ENCRYPTION? 2.2 FAMOUS CRYPTOGRAPHIC DEVICES 2.3 CIPHERS 2.4 MODERN CRYPTOGRAPHY 2.5 THE COMPUTER AGE 2.6 HOW AES WORKS 2.7 SELECTING CRYPTOGRAPHY: THE PROCESS 2.8 SUMMARY 2.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 2.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Chapter 3 Detecting System Intrusions

3.1 INTRODUCTION 3.2 MONITORING KEY FILES IN THE SYSTEM 3.3 SECURITY OBJECTIVES 3.4 0DAY ATTACKS 3.5 GOOD KNOWN STATE 3.6 ROOTKITS 3.7 LOW HANGING FRUIT 3.8 ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE 3.9 HOMEGROWN INTRUSION DETECTION 3.10 FULL PACKET CAPTURE DEVICES 3.11 OUT OF BAND ATTACK VECTORS 3.12 SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING 3.13 DATA CORRELATION 3.14 SIEM 3.15 OTHER WEIRD STUFF ON THE SYSTEM 3.16 DETECTION 3.17 NETWORK-BASED DETECTION OF SYSTEM INTRUSIONS (DSIS) 3.18 SUMMARY 3.19 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 3.20 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Chapter 4 Preventing System Intrusions

4.1 SO, WHAT IS AN INTRUSION? 4.2 SOBERING NUMBERS 4.3 KNOW YOUR ENEMY: HACKERS VERSUS CRACKERS 4.4 MOTIVES 4.5 THE CRACKERS’ TOOLS OF THE TRADE 4.6 BOTS 4.7 SYMPTOMS OF INTRUSIONS 4.8 WHAT CAN YOU DO? 4.9 SECURITY POLICIES 4.10 RISK ANALYSIS 4.11 TOOLS OF YOUR TRADE 4.12 CONTROLLING USER ACCESS 4.13 INTRUSION PREVENTION CAPABILITIES 4.14 SUMMARY 4.15 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 4.16 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 5 Guarding Against Network Intrusions

5.1 TRADITIONAL RECONNAISSANCE AND ATTACKS 5.2 MALICIOUS SOFTWARE 5.3 DEFENSE IN DEPTH 5.4 PREVENTIVE MEASURES 5.5 INTRUSION MONITORING AND DETECTION 5.6 REACTIVE MEASURES 5.7 NETWORK-BASED INTRUSION PROTECTION 5.6 SUMMARY 5.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 5.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 6 Securing Cloud Computing Systems

6.1 CLOUD COMPUTING ESSENTIALS: EXAMINING THE CLOUD LAYERS 6.2 SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS): MANAGING RISKS IN THE CLOUD 6.3 PLATFORM AS A SERVICE (PAAS): SECURING THE PLATFORM 6.4 INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE (IAAS) 6.5 LEVERAGING PROVIDER-SPECIFIC SECURITY OPTIONS 6.6 ACHIEVING SECURITY IN A PRIVATE CLOUD 6.7 MEETING COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS 6.8 PREPARING FOR DISASTER RECOVERY 6.9 SUMMARY 6.10 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 6.11 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 7 Fault Tolerance and Resilience in Cloud Computing Environments

7.1 INTRODUCTION 7.2 CLOUD COMPUTING FAULT MODEL 7.3 BASIC CONCEPTS ON FAULT TOLERANCE 7.4 DIFFERENT LEVELS OF FAULT TOLERANCE IN CLOUD COMPUTING 7.5 FAULT TOLERANCE AGAINST CRASH FAILURES IN CLOUD COMPUTING 7.6 FAULT TOLERANCE AGAINST BYZANTINE FAILURES IN CLOUD COMPUTING 7.7 FAULT TOLERANCE AS A SERVICE IN CLOUD COMPUTING 7.8 SUMMARY 7.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 7.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 8 Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers

8.1 SETTING THE STAGE 8.2 BASIC SECURITY FOR HTTP APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES 8.3 BASIC SECURITY FOR SOAP SERVICES 8.4 IDENTITY MANAGEMENT AND WEB SERVICES 8.5 AUTHORIZATION PATTERNS 8.6 SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS 8.7 CHALLENGES 8.8 SUMMARY 8.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 8.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 9 Unix and Linux Security

9.1 UNIX AND SECURITY 9.2 BASIC UNIX SECURITY OVERVIEW 9.3 ACHIEVING UNIX SECURITY 9.4 PROTECTING USER ACCOUNTS AND STRENGTHENING AUTHENTICATION 9.5 LIMITING SUPERUSER PRIVILEGES 9.6 SECURING LOCAL AND NETWORK FILE SYSTEMS 9.7 NETWORK CONFIGURATION 9.8 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 9.9 IMPROVING THE SECURITY OF LINUX AND UNIX SYSTEMS 9.10 SUMMARY 9.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 9.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 10 Eliminating the Security Weakness of Linux and UNIX Operating Systems

10.1 INTRODUCTION 10.2 HARDENING LINUX AND UNIX 10.3 PROACTIVE DEFENSE FOR LINUX AND UNIX 10.4 SUMMARY 10.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 10.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 11 Internet Security

11.1 INTERNET PROTOCOL ARCHITECTURE 11.2 AN INTERNET THREAT MODEL 11.3 DEFENDING AGAINST ATTACKS ON THE INTERNET 11.4 INTERNET SECURITY CHECKLIST 11.5 SUMMARY 11.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 11.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 12 The Botnet Problem

12.1 INTRODUCTION 12.2 BOTNET OVERVIEW 12.3 TYPICAL BOT LIFE CYCLE 12.4 THE BOTNET BUSINESS MODEL 12.5 BOTNET DEFENSE 12.6 BOTMASTER TRACEBACK 12.7 PREVENTING BOTNETS 12.8 SUMMARY 12.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 12.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 13 Intranet Security

13.1 SMARTPHONES & TABLETS IN THE INTRANET 13.2 SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS 13.3 PLUGGING THE GAPS: NAC AND ACCESS CONTROL 13.4 MEASURING RISK: AUDITS 13.5 GUARDIAN AT THE GATE: AUTHENTICATION AND ENCRYPTION 13.6 WIRELESS NETWORK SECURITY 13.7 SHIELDING THE WIRE: NETWORK PROTECTION 13.8 WEAKEST LINK IN SECURITY: USER TRAINING 13.9 DOCUMENTING THE NETWORK: CHANGE MANAGEMENT 13.10 REHEARSE THE INEVITABLE: DISASTER RECOVERY 13.11 CONTROLLING HAZARDS: PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 13.12 KNOW YOUR USERS: PERSONNEL SECURITY 13.13 PROTECTING DATA FLOW: INFORMATION AND SYSTEM INTEGRITY 13.14 SECURITY ASSESSMENTS 13.15 RISK ASSESSMENTS 13.16 INTRANET SECURITY CHECKLIST 13.17 SUMMARY 13.18 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 13.19 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 14 Local Area Network Security

14.1 IDENTIFY NETWORK THREATS 14.2 ESTABLISH NETWORK ACCESS CONTROLS 14.3 RISK ASSESSMENT 14.4 LISTING NETWORK RESOURCES 14.5 THREATS 14.6 SECURITY POLICIES 14.7 THE INCIDENT-HANDLING PROCESS 14.8 SECURE DESIGN THROUGH NETWORK ACCESS CONTROLS 14.9 IDS DEFINED 14.10 NIDS: SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS 14.11 A PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATION OF NIDS 14.12 FIREWALLS 14.13 DYNAMIC NAT CONFIGURATION 14.14 THE PERIMETER 14.15 ACCESS LIST DETAILS 14.16 TYPES OF FIREWALLS 14.17 PACKET FILTERING: IP FILTERING ROUTERS 14.18 APPLICATION-LAYER FIREWALLS: PROXY SERVERS 14.19 STATEFUL INSPECTIO FIREWALLS 14.20 NIDS COMPLEMENTS FIREWALLS 14.21 MONITOR AND ANALYZE SYSTEM ACTIVITIES 14.22 SIGNATURE ANALYSIS 14.23 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 14.24 SIGNATURE ALGORITHMS 14.25 SUMMARY 14.26 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 14.27 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 15 Wireless Network Security

15.1 CELLULAR NETWORKS 15.2 WIRELESS AD HOC NETWORKS 15.3 SECURITY PROTOCOLS 15.4 WEP 15.5 WPA and WPA2 15.6 SPINS: Security Protocols for Sensor Networks 15.7 SECURE ROUTING 15.8 SEAD 15.9 ARAN 15.10 SLSP 15.11 KEY ESTABLISHMENT 15.12 ING 15.13 MANAGEMENT COUNTERMEASURES 15.14 SUMMARY 15.15 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 15.16 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 16 Wireless Sensor Network Security

16.1 INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK (WSN) 16.2 SUMMARY 16.3 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 16.4 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 17 Cellular Network Security

17.1 INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK (WSN) 17.2 OVERVIEW OF CELLULAR NETWORKS 17.3 THE STATE OF THE ART OF CELLULAR NETWORK SECURITY 17.4 CELLULAR NETWORK ATTACK TAXONOMY 17.5 CELLULAR NETWORK VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS 17.6 (aCAT) 17.7 (eCAT) 17.8 SUMMARY 17.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 17.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 18 RFID Security

18.1 RFID INTRODUCTION 18.2 RFID CHALLENGES 18.3 RFID PROTECTIONS 18.4 SUMMARY 18.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 18.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 19 Optical Network Security

19.1 OPTICAL NETWORKS 19.2 SECURING OPTICAL NETWORKS 19.3 IDENTIFY VULNERABILITIES 19.4 CORRECTIVE ACTIONS 19.5 SUMMARY 19.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 19.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 20 Optical Wireless Security

20.1 OPTICAL WIRELESS SYSTEMS OVERVIEW 20.2 DEPLOYMENT ARCHITECTURES 20.3 HIGH BANDWIDTH 20.4 LOW COST 20.5 IMPLEMENTATION 20.6 SURFACE AREA 20.7 SUMMARY 20.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 20.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part II Managing Information Security

CHAPTER 21 Information Security Essentials for IT Managers: Protecting Mission-Critical Systems

21.1 INFORMATION SECURITY ESSENTIALS FOR IT MANAGERS 21.2 OVERVIEW 21.3 PROTECTING MISSION-CRITICAL SYSTEMS 21.4 INFORMATION SECURITY FROM THE GROUND UP 21.5 SECURITY MONITORING AND EFFECTIVENESS 21.6 SUMMARY 21.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 21.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 22 Security Management Systems

22.1 SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STANDARDS 22.2 TRAINING REQUIREMENTS 22.3 PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY 22.4 ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PERSONNEL 22.5 SECURITY POLICIES 22.6 SECURITY CONTROLS 22.7 NETWORK ACCESS 22.8 RISK ASSESSMENT 22.9 INCIDENT RESPONSE 22.10 SUMMARY 22.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 22.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 23 Policy-driven System Management

23.1 INTRODUCTION 23.2 SECURITY AND POLICY-BASED MANAGEMENT 23.3 CLASSIFICAION AND LANGUAGES 23.4 CONTROLS FOR ENFORCING SECURITY POLICIES IN DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS 23.5 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES 23.6 RESEARCH PROJECTS 23.7 SUMMARY 23.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 23.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 24 Information Technology Security Management

24.1 INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT STANDARDS 24.2 OTHER ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN STANDARDS 24.3 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ASPECTS 24.4 SUMMARY 24.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 24.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 25 Online Identity and User Management Services

25.1 INTRODUCTION 25.2 EVOLUTION OF IDENTITY MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS 25.3 THE REQUIREMENTS FULFILLED BY IDENTITY MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES 25.4 IDENTITY MANAGEMENT 1.0 25.5 SOCIAL LOGIN AND USER MANAGEMENT 25.6 IDENTITY 2.0 FOR MOBILE USERS 25.7 SUMMARY 25.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 25.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 26 Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems

26.1 WHAT IS AN ‘INTRUSION’ ANYWAY? 26.2 PHYSICAL THEFT 26.3 ABUSE OF PRIVILEGES (THE INSIDER THREAT) 26.4 UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS BY OUTSIDER 26.5 MALWARE INFECTION 26.6 THE ROLE OF THE ‘0-DAY’ 26.7 THE ROGUE’S GALLERY: ATTACKERS AND MOTIVES 26.8 A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO TCP/IP 26.9 THE TCP/IP DATA ARCHITECTURE AND DATA ENCAPSULATION 26.10 SURVEY OF INTRUSION DETECTION AND PREVENTION 26.11 TECHNOLOGIES 26.12 ANTI-MALWARE SOFTWARE 26.13 NETWORK-BASED INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEMS 26.14 NETWORK-BASED INTRUSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS 26.15 HOST-BASED INTRUSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS 26.16 SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 26.17 NETWORK SESSION ANALYSIS 26.18 DIGITAL FORENSICS 26.19 SYSTEM INTEGRITY VALIDATION 26.20 SUMMARY 26.21 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 26.22 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 27 TCP/IP Packet Analysis

27.1 THE INTERNET MODEL 27.2 SUMMARY 27.3 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 27.4 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 28 The Enemy (The Intruder’s Genesis)

28.1 INTRODUCTION 28.2 ACTIVE RECONNAISSANCE 28.3 ENUMERATION 28.4 PENETRATION & GAIN ACCESS 28.5 MAINTAIN ACCESS 28.6 DEFEND NETWORK AGAINST UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS 28.7 SUMMARY 28.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 28.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 29 Firewalls

29.1 INTRODUCTION 29.2 NETWORK FIREWALLS 29.3 FIREWALL SECURITY POLICIES 29.4 A SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR POLICIES, RULES, AND PACKETS 29.5 FIRST-MATCH FIREWALL POLICY ANOMALIES 29.6 POLICY OPTIMIZATION 29.7 FIREWALL TYPES 29.8 HOST AND NETWORK FIREWALLS 29.9 SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE FIREWALL IMPLEMENTATIONS 29.10 CHOOSING THE CORRECT FIREWALL 29.11 FIREWALL PLACEMENT AND NETWORK TOPOLOGY 29.12 FIREWALL INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 29.13 SUPPORTING OUTGOING SERVICES THROUGH FIREWALL CONFIGURATION 29.14 SECURE EXTERNAL SERVICES PROVISIONING 29.15 NETWORK FIREWALLS FOR VOICE AND VIDEO APPLICATIONS 29.16 FIREWALLS AND IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE PROTOCOLS 29.17 INTERNAL IP SERVICES PROTECTION 29.18 FIREWALL REMOTE ACCESS CONFIGURATION 29.19 LOAD BALANCING AND FIREWALL ARRAYS 29.20 HIGHLY AVAILABLE FIREWALLS 29.21 FIREWALL MANAGEMENT 29.22 SUMMARY 29.23 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 29.24 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 30 Penetration Testing

30.1 INTRODUCTION 30.2 WHAT IS PENETRATION TESTING? 30.3 HOW DOES PENETRATION TESTING DIFFER FROM AN ACTUAL “HACK?” 30.4 TYPES OF PENETRATION TESTING 30.5 PHASES OF PENETRATION TESTING 30.6 DEFINING WHAT’S EXPECTED 30.7 THE NEED FOR A METHODOLOGY 30.8 PENETRATION TESTING METHODOLOGIES 30.9 METHODOLOGY IN ACTION 30.10 PENETRATION TESTING RISKS 30.11 LIABILITY ISSUES 30.12 LEGAL CONSEQUENCES 30.13 “GET OUT OF JAIL FREE” CARD 30.14 PENETRATION TESTING CONSULTANTS 30.15 REQUIRED SKILL SETS 30.16 ACCOMPLISHMENTS 30.17 HIRING A PENETRATION TESTER 30.18 WHY SHOULD A COMPANY HI RE YOU? 30.19 SUMMARY 30.20 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 30.21 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 31 What Is Vulnerability Assessment?

31.1 INTRODUCTION 31.2 REPORTING 31.3 THE “IT WON’T HAPPEN TO US” FACTOR 31.4 WHY VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT? 31.5 PENETRATION TESTING VERSUS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT 31.6 VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT GOAL 31.7 MAPPING THE NETWORK 31.8 SELECTING THE RIGHT SCANNERS 31.9 CENTRAL SCANS VERSUS LOCAL SCANS 31.10 DEFENSE IN DEPTH STRATEGY 31.11 VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TOOLS 31.12 SARA 31.13 SAINT 31.14 MBSA 31.15 SCANNER PERFORMANCE 31.16 SCAN VERIFICATION 31.17 SCANNING CORNERSTONES 31.18 NETWORK SCANNING COUNTERMEASURES 31.19 VULNERABILITY DISCLOSURE DATE 31.20 PROACTIVE SECURITY VERSUS REACTIVE SECURITY 31.21 VULNERABILITY CAUSES 31.22 DIY VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT 31.23 SUMMARY 31.24 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 31.25 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 32 Security Metrics: An Introduction and Literature Review

32.1 INTRODUCTION 32.2 WHY SECURITY METRICS? 32.3 THE NATURE OF SECURITY METRICS 32.4 GETTING STARTED WITH SECURITY METRICS 32.5 METRICS IN ACTION-TOWARDS AN INTELLIGENT SECURITY DASHBOARD 32.6 SECURITY METRICS IN THE LITERATURE 32.7 SUMMARY 32.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 32.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part III Cyber, Network, and Systems Forensics Security and Assurance

CHAPTER 33 Cyber Forensics

33.1 WHAT IS CYBER FORENSICS? 33.2 ANALYSIS OF DATA 33.3 CYBER FORENSICS IN THE COURT SYSTEM 33.4 UNDERSTANDING INTERNET HISTORY 33.5 TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS AND LABOR DISPUTES 33.6 NTFS 33.7 FIRST PRINCIPLES 33.8 HACKING A WINDOWS XP PASSWORD 33.9 NETWORK ANALYSIS 33.10 CYBER FORENSICS APPLIED 33.11 TESTIFYING AS AN EXPERT 33.12 BEGINNING TO END IN COURT 33.13 SUMMARY 33.14 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 33.15 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 34 Cyber Forensics and Incidence Response

34.1 INTRODUCTION TO CYBER FORENSICS 34.2 HANDLING PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS 34.3 CONTROLLING AN INVESTIGATION 34.4 CONDUCTING DISK-BASED ANALYSIS 34.5 INVESTIGATING INFORMATION-HIDING TECHNIQUES 34.6 SCRUTINIZING E-MAIL 34.7 VALIDATING E-MAIL HEADER INFORMATION 34.8 TRACING INTERNET ACCESS 34.9 SEARCHING MEMORY IN REAL TIME 34.10 SUMMARY 34.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 34.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 35 Securing e-Discovery

35.1 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 35.2 SUMMARY 35.3 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 35.4 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 36 Network Forensics

36.1 SCIENTIFIC OVERVIEW 36.2 THE PRINCIPLES OF NETWORK FORENSICS 36.3 ATTACK TRACEBACK AND ATTRIBUTION 36.4 CRITICAL NEEDS ANALYSIS 36.5 RESEARCH DIRECTIONS 36.6 SUMMARY 36.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 36.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part IV Encryption Technology

CHAPTER 37 Data Encryption

37.1 NEED FOR CRYPTOGRAPHY 37.2 MATHEMATICAL PRELUDE TO CRYPTOGRAPHY 37.3 CLASSICAL CRYPTOGRAPHY 37.4 MODERN SYMMETRIC CIPHERS 37.5 ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURE 37.6 THE INTERNAL FUNCTIONS OF RIJNDAEL IN AES IMPLEMENTATION 37.7 USE OF MODERN BLOCK CIPHERS 37.8 PUBLIC-KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY 37.9 CRYPTANALYSIS OF RSA 37.10 DIFFIE-HELLMAN ALGORITHM 37.11 ELLIPTIC CURVE CRYPTOSYSTEMS 37.12 MESSAGE INTEGRITY AND AUTHENTICATION 37.13 TRIPLE DATA ENCRYPTION ALGORITHM (TDEA) BLOCK CIPHER 37.14 SUMMARY 37.15 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 37.16 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 38 Satellite Encryption

38.1 INTRODUCTION 38.2 THE NEED FOR SATELLITE ENCRYPTION 38.3 IMPLEMENTING SATELLITE ENCRYPTION 38.4 PIRATE DECRYPTION OF SATELLITE TRANSMISSIONS 38.5 SUMMARY 38.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 38.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 39 Public Key Infrastructure

39.1 CRYPTOGRAPHIC BACKGROUND 39.2 OVERVIEW OF PKI 39.3 THE X.509 MODEL 39.4 X.509 IMPLEMENTATION ARCHITECTURES 39.5 X.509 CERTIFICATE VALIDATION 39.6 X.509 CERTIFICATE REVOCATION 39.7 SERVER-BASED CERTIFICATE VALIDITY PROTOCOL 39.8 X.509 BRIDGE CERTIFICATION SYSTEMS 39.9 X.509 CERTIFICATE FORMAT 39.10 PKI POLICY DESCRIPTION 39.11 PKI STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS 39.12 PGP CERTIFICATE FORMATS 39.13 PGP PKI IMPLEMENTATIONS 39.14 W3C 39.15 IS PKI SECURE 39.16 ALTERNATIVE PKI ARCHITECTURES 39.17 MODIFIED X.509 ARCHITECTURES 39.18 ALTERNATIVE KEY MANAGEMENT MODELS 39.19 SUMMARY 39.20 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 39.21 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 40 Password-based Authenticated Key Establishment Protocol

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CHAPTER 41 Instant-Messaging Security

41.1 WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT INSTANT MESSAGING? 41.2 WHAT IS INSTANT MESSAGING? 41.3 THE EVOLUTION OF NETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES 41.3 GAME THEORY AND INSTANT MESSAGING 41.4 THE NATURE OF THE THREAT 41.5 COMMON IM APPLICATIONS 41.6 DEFENSIVE STRATEGIES 41.7 INSTANT-MESSAGING SECURITY MATURITY AND SOLUTIONS 41.8 PROCESSES 41.9 SUMMARY 41.10 EXAMPLE ANSWERS TO KEY FACTORS 41.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 41.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part V Privacy and Access Management

CHAPTER 42 Privacy on the Internet

42.1 PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL SOCIETY 42.2 THE ECONOMICS OF PRIVACY 42.3 PRIVACY-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES 42.4 NETWORK ANONYMITY 42.5 SUMMARY 42.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 42.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 43 Privacy-enhancing Technologies

43.1 THE CONCEPT OF PRIVACY 43.2 LEGAL PRIVACY PRINCIPLES 43.3 CLASSIFICATION OF PETS 43.4 TRADITIONAL PRIVACY GOALS OF PETS 43.5 PRIVACY METRICS 43.6 DATA MINIMIZATION TECHNOLOGIES 43.7 TRANSPARENCY-ENHANCING TOOLS 43.8 SUMMARY 43.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 43.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 44 Personal Privacy Policies

44.1 INTRODUCTION 44.2 CONTENT OF PERSONAL PRIVACY POLICIES 44.3 SEMIAUTOMATED DERIVATION OF PERSONAL PRIVACY POLICIES 44.4 SPECIFYING WELL-FORMED PERSONAL PRIVACY POLICIES 44.5 PREVENTING UNEXPECTED NEGATIVE OUTCOMES 44.6 THE PRIVACY MANAGEMENT MODEL 44.7 DISCUSSION AND RELATED WORK 44.8 SUMMARY 44.9 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 44.10 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 45 Detection Of Conflicts In Security Policies

45.1 INTRODUCTION 45.2 CONFLICTS IN SECURITY POLICIES 45.3 CONFLICTS IN EXECUTABLE SECURITY POLICIES 45.4 CONFLICTS IN NETWORK SECURITY POLICIES 45.5 SEMANTIC WEB TECHNOLOGY FOR CONFLICT DETECTION 45.6 SUMMARY 45.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 45.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 46 Supporting User Privacy Preferences in Digital Interactions

46.1 INTRODUCTION 46.2 BASIC CONCEPTS AND DESIDERATA 46.3 COST-SENSITIVE TRUST NEGOTIATION 46.4 POINT-BASED TRUST MANAGEMENT 46.5 LOGICAL-BASED MINIMAL CREDENTIAL DISCLOSURE 46.6 PRIVACY PREFERENCES IN CREDENTIAL-BASED INTERACTIONS 46.7 FINE-GRAINED DISCLOSURE OF SENSITIVE ACCESS POLICIES 46.8 OPEN ISSUES 46.9 SUMMARY 46.10 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 46.11 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 47 Privacy and Security in Environmental Monitoring Systems: Issues and Solutions

47.1 INTRODUCTION 47.2 SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES 47.3 ENVIRONMENTAL DATA 47.4 SECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING 47.5 COUNTERMEASURES 47.6 SUMMARY 47.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 47.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 48 Virtual Private Networks

48.1 HISTORY 48.2 WHO IS IN CHARGE? 48.3 VPN TYPES 48.4 AUTHENTICATION METHODS 48.5 SYMMETRIC ENCRYPTION 48.6 ASYMMETRIC CRYPTOGRAPHY 48.7 EDGE DEVICES 48.8 PASSWORDS 48.9 HACKERS AND CRACKERS 48.10 MOBILE VPN 48.11 SSL VPN DEPLOYMENTS 48.12 SUMMARY 48.13 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 48.14 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 49 Identity Theft

49.1 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN 49.2 RESULTS AND ANALYSIS 49.3 IMPLICATIONS FOR CRIMEWARE 49.4 SUMMARY 49.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 49.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 50 VoIP Security

50.1 INTRODUCTION 50.2 OVERVIEW OF THREATS 50.3 SECURITY IN VoIP 50.4 FUTURE TRENDS 50.5 SUMMARY 50.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 50.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part VI Storage Security

CHAPTER 51 SAN Security

51.1 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE 51.2 ACCESS CONTROL LISTS (ACL) AND POLICIES 51.3 PHYSICAL ACCESS 51.4 CHANGE MANAGEMENT 51.5 PASSWORD POLICIES 51.6 DEFENSE IN DEPTH 51.7 VENDOR SECURITY REVIEW 51.8 DATA CLASSIFICATION 51.9 SECURITY MANAGEMENT 51.10 AUDITING 51.11 SECURITY MAINTENANCE 51.12 HOST ACCESS: PARTITIONING 51.13 DATA PROTECTION: REPLICAS 51.14 ENCRYPTION IN STORAGE 51.15 APPLICATION OF ENCRYPTION 51.16 SUMMARY 51.17 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 51.18 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 52 Storage Area Networking Security Devices

52.1 WHAT IS A SAN? 52.2 SAN DEPLOYMENT JUSTIFICATIONS 52.3 THE CRITICAL REASONS FOR SAN SECURITY 52.4 SAN ARCHITECTURE AND COMPONENTS 52.5 SAN GENERAL THREATS AND ISSUES 52.6 OWASP 52.7 OSSTMM 52.8 ISSA 52.9 ISACA 52.10 SUMMARY 52.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 52.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 53 Risk Management

53.1 THE CONCEPT OF RISK 53.2 EXPRESSING AND MEASURING RISK 53.3 THE RISK MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY 53.4 RISK MANAGEMENT LAWS AND REGULATIONS 53.5 RISK MANAGEMENT STANDARDS 53.6 SUMMARY 53.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 53.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part VII Physical Security

CHAPTER 54 Physical Security Essentials

54.1 OVERVIEW 54.2 PHYSICAL SECURITY THREATS 54.3 PHYSICAL SECURITY PREVENTION AND MITIGATION MEASURES 54.4 RECOVERY FROM PHYSICAL SECURITY BREACHES 54.5 THREAT ASSESSMENT, PLANNING, AND PLAN IMPLEMENTATION 54.6 EXAMPLE: A CORPORATE PHYSICAL SECURITY POLICY 54.7 INTEGRATION OF PHYSICAL AND LOGICAL SECURITY 54.8 PHYSICAL SECURITY CHECKLIST 54.9 SUMMARY 54.10 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 54.11 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 55 Disaster Recovery

55.1 INTRODUCTION 55.2 MEASURING RISK AND AVOIDING DISASTER 55.3 THE BUSINESS IMPACT ASSESSMENT (BIA) 55.4 SUMMARY 55.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 55.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 56 Biometrics

56.1 RELEVANT STANDARDS 56.2 BIOMETRIC SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE 56.3 USING BIOMETRIC SYSTEMS 56.4 SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS 56.5 SUMMARY 56.6 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 56.7 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 57 Homeland Security

57.1 STATUTORY AUTHORITIES 57.2 HOMELAND SECURITY PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES 57.3 ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIONS 57.4 SUMMARY 57.5 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 57.6 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 58 Cyber Warfare

58.1 CYBER WARFARE MODEL 58.2 CYBER WARFARE DEFINED 58.3 CW: MYTH OR REALITY? 58.4 CYBER WARFARE: MAKING CW POSSIBLE 58.5 LEGAL ASPECTS OF CW 58.6 HOLISTIC VIEW OF CYBER WARFARE 58.7 SUMMARY 58.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 58.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 59 System Security

59.1 FOUNDATIONS OF SECURITY 59.2 BASIC COUNTERMEASURES 59.3 SUMMARY 59.4 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 59.5 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 60 Securing the Infrastructure

60.1 COMMUNICATION SECURITY GOALS 60.2 ATTACKS AND COUNTERMEASURES 60.3 SUMMARY 60.4 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 60.5 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 61 Access Controls

61.1 INFRASTRUCTURE WEAKNESSES: DAC, MAC, AND RBAC 61.2 STRENGTHENING THE INFRASTRUCTURE: AUTHENTICATION SYSTEMS 61.3 SUMMARY 61.4 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 61.5 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 62 Assessments and Audits

62.1 ASSESSING VULNERABILITIES AND RISK: PENETRATION TESTING AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS 62.2 RISK MANAGEMENT: QUANTITATIVE RISK MEASUREMENTS 62.3 SUMMARY 62.4 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 62.5 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 63 Fundamentals of Cryptography

63.1 ASSURING PRIVACY WITH ENCRYPTION 63.2 SUMMARY 63.3 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 63.4 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part IX Advanced Security

CHAPTER 64 Security Through Diversity

64.1 UBIQUITY 64.2 EXAMPLE ATTACKS AGAINST UNIFORMITY 64.3 ATTACKING UBIQUITY WITH ANTIVIRUS TOOLS 64.4 THE THREAT OF WORMS 64.5 AUTOMATED NETWORK DEFENSE 64.6 DIVERSITY AND THE BROWSER 64.7 SANDBOXING AND VIRTUALIZATION 64.8 DNS EXAMPLE OF DIVERSITY THROUGH SECURITY 64.9 RECOVERY FROM DISASTER IS SURVIVAL 64.10 SUMMARY 64.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 64.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 65 Online e-Reputation Management Services

65.1 INTRODUCTION 65.2 THE HUMAN NOTION OF REPUTATION 65.3 REPUTATION APPLIED TO THE COMPUTING WORLD 65.4 STATE OF THE ART OF ATTACK--RESISTANT REPUTATION COMPUTATION 65.5 OVERVIEW OF CURRENT ONLINE REPUTATION SERVICE 65.6 SUMMARY 65.7 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 65.8 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 66 Content Filtering

66.1 DEFINING THE PROBLEM 66.2 WHY CONTENT FILTERING IS IMPORTANT 66.3 CONTENT CATEGORIZATION TECHNOLOGIES 66.4 PERIMETER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS 66.5 CATEGORIES 66.6 LEGAL ISSUES 66.7 CIRCUMVENTING CONTENT FILTERING 66.8 ADDITIONAL ITEMS TO CONSIDER: OVERBLOCKING AND UNDERBLOCKING 66.9 RELATED PRODUCTS 66.10 SUMMARY 66.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 66.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 67 Data Loss Protection

67.1 PRECURSORS OF DLP 67.2 WHAT IS DLP? 67.3 WHERE TO BEGIN 67.4 DATA IS LIKE WATER 67.5 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW 67.6 HOW DO DLP APPLICATIONS WORK? 67.7 EAT YOUR VEGETABLES 67.8 IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR, NOT JUST IT SECURITY’S PROBLEM 67.9 VENDORS, VENDORS EVERYWHERE! WHO DO YOU BELIEVE? 67.10 SUMMARY 67.11 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 67.12 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 68 Satellite Cyber Attack Search and Destroy

68.1 HACKS, INTERFERENCE AND JAMMING 68.2 SUMMARY 68.3 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 68.4 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 69 Verifiable Voting Systems

69.1 SECURITY REQUIREMENTS 69.2 VERIFIABLE VOTING SCHEMES 69.3 BUILDING BLOCKS 69.4 SURVEY OF NOTEWORTHY SCHEMES 69.5 PRÊT À VOTER 69.6 THREATS TO VERIFIABLE VOTING SYSTEMS 69.7 SUMMARY 69.8 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 69.9 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

CHAPTER 70 Advanced Data Encryption

70.1 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS REVIEWED 70.2 THE RSA CRYPTOSYSTEM 70.3 SUMMARY 70.4 CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS/EXERCISES 70.5 OPTIONAL TEAM CASE PROJECT

Part X Appendices

Appendix A Configuring Authentication Service On Microsoft Windows 7

Appendix B Security Management and Resiliency Appendix C List of Top Information and Network Security Implementation and Deployment Companies

Appendix D List of Security Products Appendix E List of Security Standards Appendix F List of Miscellaneous Security Resources Appendix G Ensuring Built-in Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Wireless Network Security Appendix H Configuring Wireless Internet Security Remote Access Appendix I Frequently Asked Questions

Appendix J Case Studies

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    The Essential Guide on Computer Security

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    These experts provide in depth coverage of computer security theory and practical applications including recent advancements. This text is essential for students or professionals in the computer security field.

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