Guide to Computer Network Security, 2nd Edition Front Cover

Guide to Computer Network Security, 2nd Edition

  • Length: 545 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2013-01-03
  • ISBN-10: 1447145429
  • ISBN-13: 9781447145424
  • Sales Rank: #2184751 (See Top 100 Books)

Guide to Computer Network Security (Computer Communications and Networks)
This comprehensive guide exposes the security risks and vulnerabilities of computer networks and networked devices, offering advice on developing improved algorithms and best practices for enhancing system security. Fully revised and updated, this new edition embraces a broader view of computer networks that encompasses agile mobile systems and social networks. Features: provides supporting material for lecturers and students, including an instructor’s manual, slides, solutions, and laboratory materials; includes both quick and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter; devotes an entire chapter to laboratory exercises; discusses flaws and vulnerabilities in computer network infrastructures and protocols; proposes practical and efficient solutions to security issues; explores the role of legislation, regulation, and law enforcement in maintaining computer and computer network security; examines the impact of developments in virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile systems.

Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Traditional Computer Network Security
1: Computer Network Fundamentals
2: Understanding Computer Network Security

Part II: Security Challenges to Traditional Computer Networks
3: Security Threats to Computer Networks
4: Computer Network Vulnerabilities
5: Cyber Crimes and Hackers
6: Hostile Scripts
7: Security Assessment, Analysis, and Assurance

Part III: Dealing with Network Security Challenges
8: Disaster Management
9: Access Control and Authorization
10: Authentication
11: Cryptography
12: Firewalls
13: System Intrusion Detection and Prevention
14: Computer and Network Forensics
15: Virus and Content Filtering
16: Standardization and Security Criteria: Security Evaluation of Computer Products
17: Computer Network Security Protocols
18: Security in Wireless Networks
19: Security in Sensor Networks

Part IV: Elastic Extension Beyond the Traditional Computer Network: Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Mobile Systems
20: Mobile Communication Systems and Related Security Issues
21: Virtualization Infrastructure and Related Security Issues
22: Cloud Computing and Related Security Issues
23: Other Efforts to Secure Information and Computer Networks

Part V: Hands-On Projects
24: Projects

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