Fundamentals of Network Security / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Network Security / Edition 1

by Eric Maiwald
     
 

Essential IT Skills for On-the-Job Success

Fundamentals of Network Security is a comprehensive introduction to computer and network security. It provides a fundamental understanding of security best practices, laws, and standards that will enable you to build a complete security program. It includes the most recent advances in security tools and

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Essential IT Skills for On-the-Job Success

Fundamentals of Network Security is a comprehensive introduction to computer and network security. It provides a fundamental understanding of security best practices, laws, and standards that will enable you to build a complete security program. It includes the most recent advances in security tools and platform-specific defenses.

Inside this book, you will learn to:

  • Assess the threats, vulnerabilities, and risks to a network
  • Defend against access, modification, denial-of-service, and repudiation attacks
  • Identify a variety of hacking methods, including sniffing, spoofing, viruses, Trojan horses, and worms
  • Apply new federal and state laws, including the Patriot Act, HIPAA, and Graham Leach-Bliley
  • Configure wireless security technologies
  • Create policy, manage risk, and implement an information security program
  • Develop a backup and recovery plan
  • Apply security technologies such as firewalls, VPNs, encryption methods, and intrusion detection systems
  • Implement platform-specific security measures for computer desktops, UNIX, and Windows NT/2000/2003
  • Implement security measures for e-commerce

Key features:

  • Critical Skills Identified in Each Chapter
  • Easy-to-Understand Diagrams and Figures
  • Blueprints That Illustrate Key Security Concepts for Quick Reference
  • Detailed Step-by-Step Projects
  • Progress Check Exercises
  • Ask the Expert Sidebars
  • Helpful Notes, Tips, and Cautions
  • Chapter Summaries and Key Term Lists
  • End-of-Chapter Quizzes and Lab Projects

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072230932
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/05/2003
Series:
Networking Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Forewordxxi
About This Bookxxv
Part IInformation Security Basics
1What Is Information Security?3
2Types of Attacks23
3Hacker Techniques45
4Information Security Services95
Part IIGroundwork
5Legal Issues in Information Security115
6Policy143
7Managing Risk177
8Information Security Process201
9Information Security Best Practices233
Part IIISecurity Technologies
10Firewalls267
11Virtual Private Networks285
12Encryption311
13Intrusion Detection349
Part IVPractical Applications and Platform-Specific Implementations
14Desktop Protection391
15Unix Security Issues409
16Windows NT Security Issues439
17Windows 2000/ Windows 2003 Server Security Issues463
18Internet Architecture509
19E-Commerce Security Needs545
20Wireless Security581
Glossary601
Index629

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