Network Security Essentials

Applications and Standards

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780273793366

Category: Computer networks

Page: 445

View: 350

For computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors taking a one-semester undergraduate courses on network security. A practical survey of network security applications and standards, with unmatched support for instructors and students. In this age of universal electronic connectivity, viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud, security is paramount. Network Security: Applications and Standards, Fifth Edition provides a practical survey of network security applications and standards, with an emphasis on applications that are widely used on the Internet and for corporate networks. An unparalleled support package for instructors and students ensures a successful teaching and learning experience. Adapted from Cryptography and Network Security, Sixth Edition, this text covers the same topics but with a much more concise treatment of cryptography.
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Network Security Essentials

Applications and Standards

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132380331

Category: Computers

Page: 413

View: 4139

Network Security Essentials, Third Edition is a thorough, up-to-date introduction to the deterrence, prevention, detection, and correction of security violations involving information delivery across networks and the Internet.
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Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, International Edition

Applications and Standards

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273793802

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 5191

For computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors taking a one-semester undergraduate courses on network security. A practical survey of network security applications and standards, with unmatched support for instructors and students. In this age of universal electronic connectivity, viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud, security is paramount. Network Security: Applications and Standards, Fifth Edition provides a practical survey of network security applications and standards, with an emphasis on applications that are widely used on the Internet and for corporate networks. An unparalleled support package for instructors and students ensures a successful teaching and learning experience. Adapted from Cryptography and Network Security, Sixth Edition, this text covers the same topics but with a much more concise treatment of cryptography.
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Computer and Network Security Essentials

Author: Kevin Daimi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319584243

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 618

View: 1625

This book introduces readers to the tools needed to protect IT resources and communicate with security specialists when there is a security problem. The book covers a wide range of security topics including Cryptographic Technologies, Network Security, Security Management, Information Assurance, Security Applications, Computer Security, Hardware Security, and Biometrics and Forensics. It introduces the concepts, techniques, methods, approaches, and trends needed by security specialists to improve their security skills and capabilities. Further, it provides a glimpse into future directions where security techniques, policies, applications, and theories are headed. The book represents a collection of carefully selected and reviewed chapters written by diverse security experts in the listed fields and edited by prominent security researchers.
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Cryptography and Network Security

Principles and Practice

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0131873164

Category: Computers

Page: 680

View: 4804

This text provides a practical survey of both the principles and practice of cryptography and network security. First, the basic issues to be addressed by a network security capability are explored through a tutorial and survey of cryptography and network security technology. Then, the practice of network security is explored via practical applications that have been implemented and are in use today.
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Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity

Author: Chwan-Hwa (John) Wu,J. David Irwin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466572140

Category: Computers

Page: 1336

View: 9928

If a network is not secure, how valuable is it? Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity takes an integrated approach to networking and cybersecurity, highlighting the interconnections so that you quickly understand the complex design issues in modern networks. This full-color book uses a wealth of examples and illustrations to effectively connect the principles of networks and networking protocols with the relevant cybersecurity issues. Get the Fundamentals of Internet Architecture and the Protocol Layers Organized into six parts, the book walks you through the fundamentals, starting with the way most people first encounter computer networks—through the Internet architecture. Part 1 covers the most important Internet applications and the methods used to develop them. Part 2 discusses the network edge, consisting of hosts, access networks, LANs, and the physical media used with the physical and link layers. Part 3 explores the network core, including packet/circuit switches, routers, and the Internet backbone, and Part 4 examines reliable transport and the management of network congestion. Learn about Malware and Security Systems Building on the concepts and principles, the book then delves into state-of-the-art cybersecurity mechanisms in Part 5. It reviews the types of malware and the various security systems, made up of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and other components. Crucially, it provides a seamless view of an information infrastructure in which security capabilities are built in rather than treated as an add-on feature. The book closes with a look at emerging technologies, including virtualization and data center and cloud computing unified communication. Understand Cyber Attacks—and What You Can Do to Defend against Them This comprehensive text supplies a carefully designed introduction to both the fundamentals of networks and the latest advances in Internet security. Addressing cybersecurity from an Internet perspective, it prepares you to better understand the motivation and methods of cyber attacks and what you can do to protect the networks and the applications that run on them. Pedagogical Features The book’s modular design offers exceptional flexibility, whether you want to use it for quick reference, self-study, or a wide variety of one- or two-semester courses in computer networks, cybersecurity, or a hybrid of both. Learning goals in each chapter show you what you can expect to learn, and end-of-chapter problems and questions test your understanding. Throughout, the book uses real-world examples and extensive illustrations and screen captures to explain complicated concepts simply and clearly. Ancillary materials, including PowerPoint® animations, are available to instructors with qualifying course adoption.
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Wireless Communications Security

Solutions for the Internet of Things

Author: Jyrki T. J. Penttinen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119084393

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 334

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This book describes the current and most probable future wireless security solutions. The focus is on the technical discussion of existing systems and new trends like Internet of Things (IoT). It also discusses existing and potential security threats, presents methods for protecting systems, operators and end-users, describes security systems attack types and the new dangers in the ever-evolving Internet. The book functions as a practical guide describing the evolvement of the wireless environment, and how to ensure the fluent continuum of the new functionalities, whilst minimizing the potential risks in network security.
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Applied Network Security

Author: Arthur Salmon,Warun Levesque,Michael McLafferty

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786469685

Category: Computers

Page: 350

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Master the art of detecting and averting advanced network security attacks and techniques About This Book Deep dive into the advanced network security attacks and techniques by leveraging tools such as Kali Linux 2, MetaSploit, Nmap, and Wireshark Become an expert in cracking WiFi passwords, penetrating anti-virus networks, sniffing the network, and USB hacks This step-by-step guide shows you how to confidently and quickly detect vulnerabilities for your network before the hacker does Who This Book Is For This book is for network security professionals, cyber security professionals, and Pentesters who are well versed with fundamentals of network security and now want to master it. So whether you're a cyber security professional, hobbyist, business manager, or student aspiring to becoming an ethical hacker or just want to learn more about the cyber security aspect of the IT industry, then this book is definitely for you. What You Will Learn Use SET to clone webpages including the login page Understand the concept of Wi-Fi cracking and use PCAP file to obtain passwords Attack using a USB as payload injector Familiarize yourself with the process of trojan attacks Use Shodan to identify honeypots, rogue access points, vulnerable webcams, and other exploits found in the database Explore various tools for wireless penetration testing and auditing Create an evil twin to intercept network traffic Identify human patterns in networks attacks In Detail Computer networks are increasing at an exponential rate and the most challenging factor organisations are currently facing is network security. Breaching a network is not considered an ingenious effort anymore, so it is very important to gain expertise in securing your network. The book begins by showing you how to identify malicious network behaviour and improve your wireless security. We will teach you what network sniffing is, the various tools associated with it, and how to scan for vulnerable wireless networks. Then we'll show you how attackers hide the payloads and bypass the victim's antivirus. Furthermore, we'll teach you how to spoof IP / MAC address and perform an SQL injection attack and prevent it on your website. We will create an evil twin and demonstrate how to intercept network traffic. Later, you will get familiar with Shodan and Intrusion Detection and will explore the features and tools associated with it. Toward the end, we cover tools such as Yardstick, Ubertooth, Wifi Pineapple, and Alfa used for wireless penetration testing and auditing. This book will show the tools and platform to ethically hack your own network whether it is for your business or for your personal home Wi-Fi. Style and approach This mastering-level guide is for all the security professionals who are eagerly waiting to master network security skills and protecting their organization with ease. It contains practical scenarios on various network security attacks and will teach you how to avert these attacks.
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Applied Statics and Strength of Materials

Author: George F. Limbrunner,Craig D'Allaird,Leonard Spiegel

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133840778

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 632

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. ¿This resource provides the necessary background in mechanics that is essential in many fields, such as civil, mechanical, construction, architectural, industrial, and manufacturing technologies. The focus is on the fundamentals of material statics and strength and the information is presented using an elementary, analytical, practical approach, without the use of Calculus. To ensure understanding of the concepts, rigorous, comprehensive example problems follow the explanations of theory, and numerous homework problems at the end of each chapter allow for class examples, homework problems, or additional practice for students. Updated and completely reformatted, the Sixth Edition of Applied Statics and Strength of Materials features color in the illustrations, chapter-opening Learning Objectives highlighting major topics, updated terminology changed to be more consistent with design codes, and the addition of units to all calculations.
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NETWORK SECURITY AND MANAGEMENT

Author: BRIJENDRA SINGH

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120344979

Category: Computers

Page: 420

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Written in an easy-to-understand style, this textbook, now in its third edition, continues to discuss in detail important concepts and major developments in network security and management. It is designed for a one-semester course for undergraduate students of Computer Science, Information Technology, and undergraduate and postgraduate students of Computer Applications. Students are first exposed to network security principles, organizational policy and security infrastructure, and then drawn into some of the deeper issues of cryptographic algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications. Encryption methods, secret key and public key cryptography, digital signature and other security mechanisms are emphasized. Smart card, biometrics, virtual private networks, trusted operating systems, pretty good privacy, database security, and intrusion detection systems are comprehensively covered. An in-depth analysis of technical issues involved in security management, risk management and security and law is presented. In the third edition, two new chapters—one on Information Systems Security and the other on Web Security—and many new sections such as digital signature, Kerberos, public key infrastructure, software security and electronic mail security have been included. Additional matter has also been added in many existing sections. KEY FEATURES : Extensive use of block diagrams throughout helps explain and clarify the concepts discussed. About 250 questions and answers at the end of the book facilitate fruitful revision of the topics covered. Includes a glossary of important terms. KEY FEATURES : Extensive use of block diagrams throughout helps explain and clarify the concepts discussed. About 250 questions and answers at the end of the book facilitate fruitful revision of the topics covered. Includes a glossary of important terms.
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CISSP Guide to Security Essentials

Author: Peter Gregory

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285060423

Category: Computers

Page: 560

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CISSP GUIDE TO SECURITY ESSENTIALS, Second Edition, provides complete, focused coverage to prepare students and professionals alike for success on the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification exam. The text opens with an overview of the current state of information security, including relevant legislation and standards, before proceeding to explore all ten CISSP domains in great detail, from security architecture and design to access control and cryptography. Each chapter opens with a brief review of relevant theory and concepts, followed by a strong focus on real-world applications and learning tools designed for effective exam preparation, including key terms, chapter summaries, study questions, hands-on exercises, and case projects. Developed by the author of more than 30 books on information securitythe Second Edition of this trusted text has been updated to reflect important new developments in technology and industry practices, providing an accurate guide to the entire CISSP common body of knowledge. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Operating Systems

An Introduction

Author: R. Garg,G. Verma

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1942270410

Category: Computers

Page: 290

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Designed as a “teach-yourself” text, the book provides a step-by-step approach to clarify all of the key concepts, architectures, and components of operating systems. The book covers all of the topics from the basics to the latest mobile devices, and features key operating systems e.g., Android, iOS, Linux, and Windows 10. This book would be very useful not only as an introductory text for undergraduate students of computer science, but also for those professionals who need to review modern operating systems. Features: * A chapter on the latest mobile operating systems, e.g., Android, iOS, and Windows * Covers basic concepts such as architecture, CPU scheduling, memory management, file systems, I/O, and more * Features a separate chapter on Windows 10 including shortcut keys, system tabs for settings, and security * Additional chapter on the Linux operating system with detailed explanation of its architecture, components, main features, and also Red Hat Linux * Designed as a teach-yourself text with integrated “self-quizzes” and end of chapter exercises to reinforce concepts.
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Management of Information Security

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130550125X

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 9173

Readers discover a managerially-focused overview of information security with a thorough treatment of how to most effectively administer it with MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, 5E. Information throughout helps readers become information security management practitioners able to secure systems and networks in a world where continuously emerging threats, ever-present attacks, and the success of criminals illustrate the weaknesses in current information technologies. Current and future professional managers complete this book with the exceptional blend of skills and experiences to develop and manage the more secure computing environments that today’s organizations need. This edition offers a tightened focus on key executive and managerial aspects of information security while still emphasizing the important foundational material to reinforce key concepts. Updated content reflects the most recent developments in the field, including NIST, ISO, and security governance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Effective Physical Security

Author: Lawrence Fennelly

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128044950

Category: Social Science

Page: 458

View: 8016

Effective Physical Security, Fifth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements and latest developments in physical security protection. This new edition is completely updated, with new chapters carefully selected from the author’s work that set the standard. This book contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV, the latest ISO standards for risk assessment and risk management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. Provides detailed coverage of physical security in an easily accessible format Presents information that should be required reading for ASIS International’s Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification Incorporates expert contributors in the field of physical security, while maintaining a consistent flow and style Serves the needs of multiple audiences, as both a textbook and professional desk reference Blends theory and practice, with a specific focus on today’s global business and societal environment, and the associated security, safety, and asset protection challenges Includes useful information on the various and many aids appearing in the book Features terminology, references, websites, appendices to chapters, and checklists
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Engineering Safe and Secure Software Systems

Author: C. Warren Axelrod

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1608074722

Category: Computers

Page: 326

View: 1258

This first-of-its-kind resource offers a broad and detailed understanding of software systems engineering from both security and safety perspectives. Addressing the overarching issues related to safeguarding public data and intellectual property, the book defines such terms as systems engineering, software engineering, security, and safety as precisely as possible, making clear the many distinctions, commonalities, and interdependencies among various disciplines. You explore the various approaches to risk and the generation and analysis of appropriate metrics. This unique book explains how processes relevant to the creation and operation of software systems should be determined and improved, how projects should be managed, and how products can be assured. You learn the importance of integrating safety and security into the development life cycle. Additionally, this practical volume helps identify what motivators and deterrents can be put in place in order to implement the methods that have been recommended.
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Wireless Communication Networks and Systems, Global Edition

Author: Cory Beard,William Stallings

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 129210872X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

View: 8003

For courses in wireless communication networks and systems A Comprehensive Overview of Wireless Communications Wireless Communication Networks and Systems covers all types of wireless communications, from satellite and cellular to local and personal area networks. Organized into four easily comprehensible, reader-friendly parts, it presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the field of wireless communications. For those who are new to the topic, the book explains basic principles and fundamental topics concerning the technology and architecture of the field. Numerous figures and tables help clarify discussions, and each chapter includes a list of keywords, review questions, homework problems, and suggestions for further reading. The book includes an extensive online glossary, a list of frequently used acronyms, and a reference list. A diverse set of projects and other student exercises enables instructors to use the book as a component in a varied learning experience, tailoring courses to meet their specific needs.
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Cyber Operations

Building, Defending, and Attacking Modern Computer Networks

Author: Mike O'Leary

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484204573

Category: Computers

Page: 744

View: 1748

Cyber Operations walks you through all the processes to set up, defend, and attack computer networks. This book focuses on networks and real attacks, offers extensive coverage of offensive and defensive techniques, and is supported by a rich collection of exercises and resources. You'll learn how to configure your network from the ground up, starting by setting up your virtual test environment with basics like DNS and active directory, through common network services, and ending with complex web applications involving web servers and backend databases. Key defensive techniques are integrated throughout the exposition. You will develop situational awareness of your network and will build a complete defensive infrastructure—including log servers, network firewalls, web application firewalls, and intrusion detection systems. Of course, you cannot truly understand how to defend a network if you do not know how to attack it, so you will attack your test systems in a variety of ways beginning with elementary attacks against browsers and culminating with a case study of the compromise of a defended e-commerce site. The author, who has coached his university’s cyber defense team three times to the finals of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, provides a practical, hands-on approach to cyber security.
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Computer Forensics: Investigation Procedures and Response (CHFI)

Author: EC-Council

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305883470

Category: Computers

Page: 208

View: 6309

The Computer Forensic Series by EC-Council provides the knowledge and skills to identify, track, and prosecute the cyber-criminal. The series is comprised of four books covering a broad base of topics in Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation, designed to expose the reader to the process of detecting attacks and collecting evidence in a forensically sound manner with the intent to report crime and prevent future attacks. Learners are introduced to advanced techniques in computer investigation and analysis with interest in generating potential legal evidence. In full, this and the other three books provide preparation to identify evidence in computer related crime and abuse cases as well as track the intrusive hacker’s path through a client system. The series and accompanying labs help prepare the security student or professional to profile an intruder’s footprint and gather all necessary information and evidence to support prosecution in a court of law. The first book in the Computer Forensics series is Investigation Procedures and Response. Coverage includes a basic understanding of the importance of computer forensics, how to set up a secure lab, the process for forensic investigation including first responder responsibilities, how to handle various incidents and information on the various reports used by computer forensic investigators. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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