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Guide to Computer Network Security / Edition 2
     

Guide to Computer Network Security / Edition 2

by Joseph Migga Kizza
 

ISBN-10: 1447145429

ISBN-13: 9781447145424

Pub. Date: 01/03/2013

Publisher: Springer London

This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in

Overview

This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in computer networks; discusses how to develop effective security solutions, protocols, and best practices for the modern computing environment; examines the role of legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securing computing and mobile systems; describes the burning security issues brought about by the advent of the Internet of Things and the eroding boundaries between enterprise and home networks (NEW); provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to hands-on exercises; supplies additional support materials for instructors at an associated website.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447145424
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
01/03/2013
Series:
Computer Communications and Networks Series
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2013
Pages:
521
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Computer Network Security

Computer Network Fundamentals

Computer Network Security Fundamentals

Part II: Security Issues and Challenges in the Traditional Computer Network

Security Motives and Threats to Computer Networks

Introduction to Computer Network Vulnerabilities

Cyber Crimes and Hackers

Scripting and Security in Computer Networks and Web Browsers

Security Assessment, Analysis, and Assurance

Part III: Dealing with Computer Network Security Challenges

Disaster Management

Access Control and Authorization

Authentication

Cryptography

Firewalls

System Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Computer and Network Forensics

Virus and Content Filtering

Standardization and Security Criteria: Security Evaluation of Computer Products

Computer Network Security Protocols

Security in Wireless Networks and Devices

Security in Sensor Networks

Other Efforts to Secure Data in Computer Networks

Part IV: The Emergence of a Digital and Social Network Ecosystem

Virtualization Technology and Security

Cloud Computing Technology and Security

Digital Mobile Systems and Corresponding Intractable Security Issues

The Internet of Things (IoT): Challenges and Security

Part V: Securing the Last Frontier in the New Ecosystem – The Home Front

Conquering the Last Frontier in the New Network Ecosystem: The Invasion of the Home Front

Part VI: Hands-on Projects

Projects

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