Guide to Network Security

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,David Mackey,Andrew Green

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414861

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY is a wide-ranging new text that provides a detailed review of the network security field, including essential terminology, the history of the discipline, and practical techniques to manage implementation of network security solutions. It begins with an overview of information, network, and web security, emphasizing the role of data communications and encryption. The authors then explore network perimeter defense technologies and methods, including access controls, firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems, as well as applied cryptography in public key infrastructure, wireless security, and web commerce. The final section covers additional topics relevant for information security practitioners, such as assessing network security, professional careers in the field, and contingency planning. Perfect for both aspiring and active IT professionals, GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY is an ideal resource for students who want to help organizations protect critical information assets and secure their systems and networks, both by recognizing current threats and vulnerabilities, and by designing and developing the secure systems of the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Mark Ciampa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111640122

Category: Computers

Page: 608

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Reflecting the latest trends and developments from the information security field, best-selling Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, provides a complete introduction to practical network and computer security and maps to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Certification Exam. The text covers the fundamentals of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The updated edition includes new topics, such as psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. The new edition features activities that link to the Information Security Community Site, which offers video lectures, podcats, discussion boards, additional hands-on activities and more to provide a wealth of resources and up-to-the minute information. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Active Defense

A Comprehensive Guide to Network Security

Author: Chris Brenton

Publisher: Sybex

ISBN: 0782153062

Category: Computers

Page: 752

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Active Defense is our new comprehensive guide to implementing effective network security using the latest technologies. Superb coverage of all security threats (internal and external) and ways to combat them. Includes coverage of Virtual Private Networks, the newest encryption technologies, firewalls, and much more! Coverage includes Windows, including Windows 2000, and sections on Unix and Linux.

CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Mark Ciampa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514772

Category: Computers

Page: 50

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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.

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Paul Campbell,Ben Calvert,Steven Boswell

Publisher: Course Technology

ISBN: 9780619120177

Category: Computer networks

Page: 509

View: 1957

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This comprehensive introductory text provides an overview of network security basics including general security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, operational and organizational security and cryptography basics. Designed to prepare students for popular network security certifications, this book maps fully to CompTIA's Security+ exam.

Hackers Beware

Author: Eric Cole

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780735710092

Category: Computers

Page: 778

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Explains how and why hackers break into computers, steal information, and deny services to machines' legitimate users, and discusses strategies and tools used by hackers and how to defend against them.

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Andrew Hurd

Publisher: Course Technology

ISBN: 9781337288798

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Hands-on learning is necessary to master the security skills needed for both CompTIA's Security+ Exam and for a career in network security. COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS LAB MANUAL, 6th Edition contains hands-on exercises that use fundamental networking security concepts as they are applied in the real world. Each chapter offers review questions to reinforce your mastery of network security topics and to sharpen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Hacker Proof

Author: Kris A. Jamsa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766862715

Category: Computers

Page: 666

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Hacker Proof: The Ultimate Guide to Network Security provides a detailed examination of the security concepts network administrators, programmers, and Webmasters must know. The first edition was the original Hacker book and now the updated second edition is even better! Nonprogrammers will readily understand security threats and the steps they must perform to prevent them. Programmers will be thrilled with the detailed programming examples that demonstrate how hackers penetrate the most secure computer systems, The book's companion CD-ROM includes software users can run to test their system's security and look at hacker scenarios.

Guide to Computer Network Security

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319556061

Category: Computers

Page: 569

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This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in computer networks; discusses how to develop effective security solutions, protocols, and best practices for the modern computing environment; examines the role of legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securing computing and mobile systems; describes the burning security issues brought about by the advent of the Internet of Things and the eroding boundaries between enterprise and home networks (NEW); provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to hands-on exercises; supplies additional support materials for instructors at an associated website.

Lab Manual for Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Dean Farwood

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9781111640132

Category: Computers

Page: 278

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Lab Manual for Ciampa's Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 4th Edition includes 70 hands-on labs that map directly to CompTIAa s 2011 Security+ Certification exam objectives. Each lab presents identifiable learning objectives, references to specific exam objectives, a required materials list, and estimated completion times to help instructors accurately plan activities. The labs also provide clear, step-by-step instructions and review questions to reinforce hands-on learning.

Comptia Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: Mark Ciampa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337685856

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Reflecting the latest developments and emerging trends from the field, COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 6e, helps you prepare for professional certification -- and career success. The text fully maps to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, providing thorough coverage of all domain objectives. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of the fundamental essentials of network and computer security, the sixth edition includes expanded coverage of embedded device security, attacks and defenses, and new software tools to assess security. Practical, Hands-On Projects and case activities help you put what you learn into real-world practice, while the innovative Information Security Community Site connects you to additional activities, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute news and insights from the information security field.

Network+ Guide to Networks

Author: Jill West,Tamara Dean,Jean Andrews

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480864

Category: Computers

Page: 912

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Readers master the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks with the completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 7E. Readers prepare for success on CompTIA’s Network+ N10-006 certification exam with fully mapped coverage of all objectives, including protocols, topologies, hardware, network design, and troubleshooting. New interactive features cater to the grazing reader, making essential information easily accessible and helping learners visualize high-level concepts. This edition introduces the latest developing technology with a fresh, logical organization. New OSI layer icons visually link concepts and the OSI model. New and updated On the Job stories, Applying Concepts activities, Hands-On and Case Projects encourage further exploration of chapter concepts. This edition’s emphasis on real-world problem solving provides the tools to succeed in any computing environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

LabConnection on DVD for Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Mark Ciampa

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9781111640293

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection provides a uniquely integrated supplement to information security courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Fourth Edition textbook and CompTIA's Security+ SY0-301 Certification Exam, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. A one-time internet access code is required to unlock the product and to modify the security settings. You will need internet access to unlock the product each time you launch the DVD on a new computer. The DVD does not require internet access after initial activation. DVD access expires one year after initial activation. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.

Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Gert De Laet,Gert Schauwers

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 1587051672

Category: Computers

Page: 454

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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)

Guide to Firewalls and VPNs

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,Andrew Green

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113371482X

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 553

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Firewalls are among the best-known network security tools in use today, and their critical role in information security continues to grow. However, firewalls are most effective when backed by thoughtful security planning, well-designed security policies, and integrated support from anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and related tools. GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND VPNs, THIRD EDITION explores firewalls in the context of these critical elements, providing an in-depth guide that focuses on both managerial and technical aspects of security. Coverage includes packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, bastion hosts, virtual private networks (VPNs), log file maintenance, and intrusion detection systems. The text also features an abundant selection of realistic projects and cases incorporating cutting-edge technology and current trends, giving students the opportunity to hone and apply the knowledge and skills they will need as working professionals. GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND VPNs includes new and updated cases and projects, enhanced coverage of network security and VPNs, and information on relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines used by businesses and information technology professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lab Manual for Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Dean Farwood

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 142834067X

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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The Lab Manual for SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 3rd Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Network Security Bible

Author: Eric Cole,Ronald L. Krutz,James Conley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764589156

Category: Computers

Page: 694

View: 4633

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A must for working network and security professionals as well as anyone in IS seeking to build competence in the increasingly important field of security Written by three high-profile experts, including Eric Cole, an ex-CIA security guru who appears regularly on CNN and elsewhere in the media, and Ronald Krutz, a security pioneer who cowrote The CISSP Prep Guide and other security bestsellers Covers everything from basic security principles and practices to the latest security threats and responses, including proven methods for diagnosing network vulnerabilities and insider secrets for boosting security effectiveness