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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 updated new edition explores the security issues, vulnerabilities and dangers encountered by the users of modern computing and communication devices, highlighting the need to develop improved algorithms, protocols, and best practices to enhance the security of public, private and enterprise systems alike.

Features: introduces the fundamentals of

Overview

This fully updated new edition explores the security issues, vulnerabilities and dangers encountered by the users of modern computing and communication devices, highlighting the need to develop improved algorithms, protocols, and best practices to enhance the security of public, private and enterprise systems alike.

Features: introduces the fundamentals of traditional computer networks and the security threats they face; discusses the security challenges introduced by virtualization software, cloud computing and mobile systems; examines the security quagmire presented by the home computing environment; raises important legislative, legal, social, technical and ethical security issues, including the tension between the needs of individual privacy and collective security; provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to lab exercises; supplies additional support material 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: Elastic Extension Beyond the Traditional Computer Network: Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Mobile Systems.- Cloud Computing and Related Security Issues.- Virtualization Security.- Mobile Systems and Corresponding Intractable Security Issues.- Part V: Securing the Last Frontiers – The Home Front.- Conquering the Last Frontier in the Digital Invasion: The Home Front.- Part VI: Hands-on Projects.- Projects.

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