Inside this book, you will learn to: Assess the threats, vulnerabilities, and risks to a network Defend against access, modification, denial-of-service, and repudiation attacks Identify a variety of hacking methods, including sniffing, ...
Author: Eric Maiwald
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Learn about firewalls, wireless security, desktop protection, biometrics, new IDS technology, and get up-to-date coverage of the Patriot Act and additional information on state laws.
Written for those IT professionals who have some networking background but are new to the security field, this handbook is divided into three parts: first the basics, presenting terms and concepts; second, the two components of security- ...
Author: Gert De Laet
Publisher: Cisco Press
Written for those IT professionals who have some networking background but are new to the security field, this handbook is divided into three parts: first the basics, presenting terms and concepts; second, the two components of security--cryptography and security policies--and finally the various security components, such as router security, firewalls, remote access security, wireless security and VPNs. Original. (Intermediate)
The book prepares you defend cyber and network attacks in all environments. This text also prepares you for market based certifications in Networking and Security.
Author: Corey Charles
Publisher: Independently Published
The Fundamentals of Network Security is a foundational based text that prepares and polishes the skills of IT Security Professionals. The book prepares you defend cyber and network attacks in all environments. This text also prepares you for market based certifications in Networking and Security.
Here's easy-to-understand book that introduces you to fundamental network security concepts, principles, and terms, while providing you with practical techniques that you can apply on the job.
Author: John E. Canavan
Publisher: Artech House
Here's easy-to-understand book that introduces you to fundamental network security concepts, principles, and terms, while providing you with practical techniques that you can apply on the job. It helps you identify the best type of intrusion detection system for your environment, develop organizational guidelines for passwords, set general computer security policies, and perform a security review and risk assessment .
This new edition provides up-to-date industry information, reflecting the changes in security that have occurred since the most recent CompTIA Security+ objectives were created. It features many new topics such as SQL injection, rootkits and virtualisation.
Mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, the text provides comprehensive coverage of all domain objectives.
Author: Mark Ciampa
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Comprehensive, practical, and completely up to date, best-selling COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 6e, provides a thorough introduction to network and computer security that prepares you for professional certification and career success. Mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, the text provides comprehensive coverage of all domain objectives. The sixth edition also includes expansive coverage of embedded device security, attacks and defenses, and the latest developments and trends in information security, including new software tools to assess security. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The book also examines application level attacks, practical software security, and securing application-specific networks. Ganguly Debashis speaks about Network and Application Security
Author: Debashis Ganguly
Publisher: CRC Press
To deal with security issues effectively, knowledge of theories alone is not sufficient. Practical experience is essential. Helpful for beginners and industry practitioners, this book develops a concrete outlook, providing readers with basic concepts and an awareness of industry standards and best practices. Chapters address cryptography and network security, system-level security, and applications for network security. The book also examines application level attacks, practical software security, and securing application-specific networks. Ganguly Debashis speaks about Network and Application Security
Wiley Pathways helps you achieve your goals The texts and project manuals in this series offer a coordinated curriculum for learning information technology. Learn more at www.wiley.com/go/pathways.
Author: Eric Cole
You can get there The Network Security Fundamentals Project Manual offers a wealth ofeasy-to-read, practical, and up-to-date activities that reinforcefundamental network security concepts. You will develop the corecompetencies and skills you'll need in the real world, includinghow to: * Install Network Monitor and capture traffic * Encrypt files using folder properties and the ciphercommand * Install and use Certificate Services * Configure an IPsec policy that requires authentication andencryption * Use RSoP to view effective policy settings * Configure Automatic Updates using the System utility and GroupPolicy * Choose an IDS and position it on a network With five to seven projects per chapter ranging from easy to moreadvanced, the Network Security Fundamentals Project Manual is idealfor both traditional and online courses and is an excellentcompanion to Cole's Network Security Fundamentals ISBN:978-0-470-10192-6. Wiley Pathways helps you achieve your goals The texts and project manuals in this series offer a coordinatedcurriculum for learning information technology. Learn more atwww.wiley.com/go/pathways.
Written to map to CompTIA’s Security+ Certification Exam, this text provides a comprehensive overview of network security and covers communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational/organizational security, ...
Author: Paul Campbell
Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
Written to map to CompTIA’s Security+ Certification Exam, this text provides a comprehensive overview of network security and covers communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational/organizational security, disaster recovery, business continuity, as well as computer forensics.
Description-The book has been written in such a way that the concepts are explained in detail, givingadequate emphasis on examples. To make clarity on the topic, diagrams are given extensively throughout the text. Various questions are included that vary widely in type and difficulty to understand the text. This text is user-focused and has been highly updated including topics, pictures and examples. The book features the most current research findings in all aspects of information Security. From successfully implementing technology change to understanding the human factors in IT utilization, these volumes address many of the core concepts and organizational applications, implications of information technology in organizations.Key FeaturesA* Comprehensive coverage of various aspects of cyber security concepts.A* Simple language, crystal clear approach, straight forward comprehensible presentation. A* Adopting user-friendly classroom lecture style. A* The concepts are duly supported by several examples. A* Previous years question papers are also included. A* The important set of questions comprising of more than 90 questions with short answers are also included. Table of Contents:Chapter-1 : Introduction to Information SystemsChapter-2 : Information SecurityChapter-3 : Application SecurityChapter-4 : Security ThreatsChapter-5 : Development of secure Information SystemChapter-6 : Security Issues In HardwareChapter-7 : Security PoliciesChapter-8 : Information Security Standards
This handbook introduces the basic principles and fundamentals of cyber security towards establishing an understanding of how to protect computers from hackers and adversaries.
Author: Brij B. Gupta
This handbook introduces the basic principles and fundamentals of cyber security towards establishing an understanding of how to protect computers from hackers and adversaries. The highly informative subject matter of this handbook, includes various concepts, models, and terminologies along with examples and illustrations to demonstrate substantial technical details of the field. It motivates the readers to exercise better protection and defense mechanisms to deal with attackers and mitigate the situation. This handbook also outlines some of the exciting areas of future research where the existing approaches can be implemented. Exponential increase in the use of computers as a means of storing and retrieving security-intensive information, requires placement of adequate security measures to safeguard the entire computing and communication scenario. With the advent of Internet and its underlying technologies, information security aspects are becoming a prime concern towards protecting the networks and the cyber ecosystem from variety of threats, which is illustrated in this handbook. This handbook primarily targets professionals in security, privacy and trust to use and improve the reliability of businesses in a distributed manner, as well as computer scientists and software developers, who are seeking to carry out research and develop software in information and cyber security. Researchers and advanced-level students in computer science will also benefit from this reference.
This book covers fundamental issues using practical examples and real-world applications to give readers a rounded understanding of the subject and how it is applied.
Author: Kutub Thakur
Category: Computer networks
Cybersecurity Fundamentals: A Real-World Perspective explains detailed concepts within computer networks and computer security in an easy-to-understand way, making it the perfect introduction to the topic. This book covers fundamental issues using practical examples and real-world applications to give readers a rounded understanding of the subject and how it is applied. The first three chapters provide a deeper perspective on computer networks, cybersecurity, and different types of cyberattacks that hackers choose to unleash on cyber environments. It then goes on to cover the types of major computer malware and cybersecurity attacks that shook the cyber world in the recent years, detailing the attacks and analyzing their impact on the global economy. The details of the malware codes that help the hacker initiate the hacking attacks on networks are fully described. It then covers high-tech cybersecurity programs, devices, and mechanisms that are extensively adopted in modern security systems. Examples of those systems include intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and security firewalls. It demonstrates how modern technologies can be used to create and manage passwords for secure data. This book also covers aspects of wireless networks and their security mechanisms. The details of the most commonly used Wi-Fi routers are provided with step-by-step procedures to configure and secure them more efficiently. Test questions are included throughout the chapters to ensure comprehension of the material. Along with this book's step-by-step approach, this will allow undergraduate students of cybersecurity, network security, and related disciplines to gain a quick grasp of the fundamental topics in the area. No prior knowledge is needed to get the full benefit of this book.
This book is a great starting point for developing a comprehensive endpoint security strategy." - Gregor Freund, CEO and Founder of Zone Labs
Author: Chey Cobb
Publisher: For Dummies
A hands-on, do-it-yourself guide to securing and auditing a network CNN is reporting that a vicious new virus is wreaking havoc on the world’s computer networks. Somebody’s hacked one of your favorite Web sites and stolen thousands of credit card numbers. The FBI just released a new report on computer crime that’s got you shaking in your boots. The experts will tell you that keeping your network safe from the cyber-wolves howling after your assets is complicated, expensive, and best left to them. But the truth is, anybody with a working knowledge of networks and computers can do just about everything necessary to defend their network against most security threats. Network Security For Dummies arms you with quick, easy, low-cost solutions to all your network security concerns. Whether your network consists of one computer with a high-speed Internet connection or hundreds of workstations distributed across dozens of locations, you’ll find what you need to confidently: Identify your network’s security weaknesses Install an intrusion detection system Use simple, economical techniques to secure your data Defend against viruses Keep hackers at bay Plug security holes in individual applications Build a secure network from scratch Leading national expert Chey Cobb fills you in on the basics of data security, and he explains more complex options you can use to keep your network safe as your grow your business. Among other things, you’ll explore: Developing risk assessments and security plans Choosing controls without breaking the bank Anti-virus software, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and access controls Addressing Unix, Windows and Mac security issues Patching holes in email, databases, Windows Media Player, NetMeeting, AOL Instant Messenger, and other individual applications Securing a wireless network E-Commerce security Incident response and disaster recovery Whether you run a storefront tax preparing business or you’re the network administrator at a multinational accounting giant, your computer assets are your business. Let Network Security For Dummies provide you with proven strategies and techniques for keeping your precious assets safe.