Firewall Architecture for the Enterprise / Edition 1

Firewall Architecture for the Enterprise / Edition 1

by Norbert Pohlmann, Tim Crothers
     
 

Two leading security experts explain how to design and implement a failsafe firewall system

In this comprehensive guidebook, network security gurus Norbert Pohlmann and Tim Crothers deliver all the information you need to build the right firewall solution for your organization–and protect your network from unwanted intruders. Beginning with an incisive

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Overview

Two leading security experts explain how to design and implement a failsafe firewall system

In this comprehensive guidebook, network security gurus Norbert Pohlmann and Tim Crothers deliver all the information you need to build the right firewall solution for your organization–and protect your network from unwanted intruders. Beginning with an incisive overview of TCP/IP vulnerabilities, Internet and intranet security threats, and firewall strategies, they show you step by step how to put together your system, from choosing firewall design scenarios to implementing encryption, authentication, and intrusion detection. Covering all of today’s leading firewall products and network operating systems as well as PKI, PGP, and other complementary security solutions, this book is your road map to state-of-the-art network security.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Get a handle on TCP/IP weaknesses, Internet threats, and firewall solutions
  • Evaluate your needs and choose the right firewall architecture
  • Combine your firewall with encryption to secure e-mail and VPNs
  • Configure your firewall to authenticate users
  • Analyze options offered by leading open source and proprietary firewall products
  • Implement additional security measures to supplement your firewall system
  • Manage multiple or nested firewall systems
  • Deal with a variety of practical issues, from security logs and audits to Java and ActiveX security problems, DDoS attacks, and personal firewalls

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764549267
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/26/2002
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author

Norbert Pohlmann is a founding member and Chairman of TeleTrusT, anorganization dedicated to establishing cryptography standards, andserves on the management boards of several other security companiesin Germany. Mr. Pohlmann is the recipient of two awards forsecurity work from IT Services Magazine as well as the Aachen Prizefor Innovation in Technology, and is a frequent conference speakeron security topics. This book is updated and adapted from hisGerman-language bestseller, Firewall-Systeme, now in its fourthedition.
Tim Crothers, CCNA, CIW, MCSE, MCT, CNE, is the chief securityofficer at ITM, a leading Internet security company. A specialistin TCP/IP, WAN architecture, and security, he has consulted,trained, and assessed security risks at companies such as IBM,Lucent Technologies, UPS, and DEC. He helped develop Prosoft’sInternet security curriculum and speaks widely on security issues.His previous books include Internet Lockdown (Hungry Minds, 2001).

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Chapter 1: Business Transformation, IT Security, andIntroduction to the Firewall.

Chapter 2: TCP/IP Technology for the Internet and Intranet.

Chapter 3: Threats in Networks.

Chapter 4: Elements of a Firewall System.

Chapter 5: Concepts of Firewall Systems.

Chapter 6: Firewall Systems and Encryption.

Chapter 7: Authentication Procedures.

Chapter 8: Evaluating Firewall Solutions.

Chapter 9: Practical Use of Firewall Systems.

Chapter 10: Firewall Security Policy.

Chapter 11: Special Issues Related to Firewall Systems.

Chapter 12: Secondary Issues Related to Firewall Systems.

Chapter 13: Theoretical Foundations of Firewall Systems.

Appendix A: Security Standards.

Appendix B: References.

Appendix C: Glossary.

Appendix D: Sample Security Policy.

Index.

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