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Overview

KEY BENEFIT: Network Defense and Countermeasures fills a void left by other books with complete coverage of a wide range of defense strategies, forms of attacks, and policies related to computer security. KEY TOPICS: This comprehensive volume covers practical applications of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption fundamentals, operating system hardening, defending against virus attacks, Trojan horses and spyware, security policies and security standards. For network administrators, network security professionals and security audit professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131711266
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: Prentice Hall Security Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to Network Security

Chapter 2: Types of Attacks

Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Firewalls

Chapter 4: Firewall Practical Applications

Chapter 5: Intrusion Detection Systems

Chapter 6: Encryption

Chapter 7: Virtual Private Networks

Chapter 8: Operating System Hardening

Chapter 9: Defending against Virus Attacks

Chapter 10: Defending against Trojan Horses and Spyware

Chapter 11: Security Policies

Chapter 12: Assessing a System

Chapter 13: Security Standards

Chapter 14: Computer-based Espionage and Terrorism

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: Computer Security Education and Certifications

Glossary

References

Index

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