Network Defense and Countermeasures: Principles and Practices

ISBN-10: 0789750945

ISBN-13: 9780789750945

Edition: 2013

Authors: William Easttom

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Network Defense and Countermeasures: Principles and Practices, Second Edition is the ideal one-volume gateway into the field of network defense. It brings together thoroughly updated coverage of all basic concepts, terminology, and issues, along with all practical skills essential to network defense. Drawing on extensive experience as both an IT professional and instructor, Chuck Easttom offers exceptionally practical coverage of these and other core topics:FirewallsIntrusion detection systemsOperating system hardeningDefense against virus attacks, Trojan horses and spywareSecurity policies, standards, and moreUnlike many other authors, however, he also fully addresses more specialized issues, from industrial espionage to cryptography (including public/private key systems, digital signatures, and certificates). This edition has been extensively updated to reflect massive technology changes in all areas of IT security, from tools to attacks to best practice countermeasures. New topics include: physical security, disaster recovery, social engineering, and common hacking techniques.
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List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Introduction to Network Security
Types of Attacks
Fundamentals of Firewalls
Practical Applications of Firewalls
Intrusion Detection Systems
Encryption Fundamentals
Virtual Private Networks
Operating System Hardening
Defending against Virus Attacks
Defending against Trojan Horses and Spyware
Security Policies
Assessing System Security
Security Standards
Physical Security and Disaster Recovery
Specific Techniques Used by Attackers
Security Resources
Guide to Security Certifications
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