Computer Security Fundamentals / Edition 1

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Overview

KEY BENEFIT: This gateway into the world of computer security provides one-volume coverage of all the basic concepts, terminology and issues, along with practical skills essential to security. Topics covered range from those commonly found in security books such as virus attacks, buffer overflow, hacking spyware and network defense, as well as more specialized areas including cyber terrorism, industrial espionage and encryption. Providing a comprehensive introduction, this volumes examines assessing a target system, denial of service attacks, malware, basics of assessing and securing a system, encryption, Internet fraud, and cyber crime, industrial espionage, cyber terrorism and information warfare, cyber detective, security hardware and software. For system analysts network administrators, network security professionals and security audit professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131711297
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/3/2005
  • Series: Prentice Hall Security Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Cyber Crime and Security

2. Networks and the Internet

3. Assessing a Target System

4. Denial of Service Attacks

5. Malware

6. Basics of Assessing and Securing a System

7. Encryption

8. Internet Fraud, and Cyber Crime

9. Industrial Espionage

10. Cyber Terrorism and Information Warfare

11. Cyber Detective

12. Security Hardware and Software

Glossary

Resources

References

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