Security Technologies for the World Wide Web / Edition 2by Rolf Oppliger
Pub. Date: 11/01/2002
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Don't let hackers vandalize your website or use it as a gateway to break into your LAN. With this new, hands-on book, you get the most comprehensive analysis of current trends in WWW security available, plus an evaluation of existing technologies, such as anonymity services, and security products. You learn how to ensure that electronic commerce functions and financial transactions on your website are executed with the utmost security and protection, and learn about content protection and the benefits and drawbacks of censorship on the web.
Unlike other books in this field, Security Technologies for the WWW provides in-depth coverage of topics of specific concern to WWW security professionals. With this handy resource, you gain the ability to discuss existing security technologies, evaluate and choose those that suit your needs, and understand corresponding software and hardware. Find out where the gaps are in your existing security measures and learn the latest ways in which hackers and others are trying to corrupt your information.
Keep this book on your reference shelf if you're a webmaster setting up a new website or you're a security or IT manager trying to manage and ensure safe traffic flow on an existing website. Students and professors will also gain valuable insight into the latest security methods and technologies with this comprehensive book.
Table of Contents
Introduction. HTTP Security. Proxy Servers and Firewalls. Cryptographic Techniques. Internet Security Protocols. SSL and TLS Protocols. Certificate Management and Public Key Infrastructures, Authentication and Authorization Infrastructures, Electronic Payment Systems. Client-side Security. Server-side Security. Privacy Protection and Anonymity Services. Intellectual Property Protection. Censorship on the WWW. Risk Management, Conclusions and Outlook. Abbreviations and Acronyms. About the Author. Index.
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