Active Defense: A Comprehensive Guide to Network Security

Active Defense: A Comprehensive Guide to Network Security

by Chris Brenton, Cameron Hunt

Multimedia Set(BK&CD-ROM)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780782129168
Publisher: Sybex, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
Pages: 752
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 8.91(h) x 1.75(d)

About the Author

Chris Brenton is a network consultant specializing in network security and multiprotocol environments. He is the author of several Sybex books, including Mastering Cisco Routers.

Cameron Hunt is a network professional specializing in information security. He has worked for the US military and a wide range of corporations. He currently serves as a trainer and consultant.

Table of Contents


1. Why Secure Your Network?

2. How Much Security Do You Need?

3. Understanding How Network Systems Communicate.

4. Topology Security.

5. Firewalls.

6. Configuring Cisco Router Security Features.

7. Check Point's FireWall-1.

8. Intrusion Detection Systems.

9. Authentication and Encryption.

10. Virtual Private Networking.

11. Viruses, Trojans, and Worms: Oh My!

12. Disaster Prevention and Recovery.

13. NetWare.

14. NT and Windows 2000.

15. UNIX.

16. The Anatomy of an Attack.

17. Staying Ahead of Attacks.

About the CD-ROM.

Sample Network Usage Policy.


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