Computer and information security handbook [electronic resource] / edited by John R. Vacca. - Amsterdam ; Boston : Burlington, MA : Elsevier ; Morgan Kaufmann, c2009. - 1 online resource (xxxii, 844 p.) : ill. - The Morgan Kaufmann series in computer security . - Morgan Kaufmann series in computer security. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Building a secure organization / A cryptography primer / Preventing system intrusions / Guarding against network intrusions / Unix and Linux security / Eliminating the security weakness of Linux and Unix operating systems / Internet security / The botnet problem / Intranet security / Local area network security / Wireless network security / Cellular network security / RFID security / Information security essentials for IT managers, protecting mission-critical systems / Security management systems / Information technology security management / Identity management / Intrusion prevention and detection systems / Computer forensics / Network forensics / Firewalls / Penetration testing / What is vulnerability assessment? / Data encryption / Satellite encryption / Public key infrastructure / Instant-messaging security / NET privacy / Personal privacy policies / Virtual private networks / Identity theft / VoIP security / SAN security / Storage area networking devices security / Risk management / Physical security essentials / Biometrics / Homeland security / Information warfare / Security through diversity / Reputation management / Content filtering / Data loss protection / Configuring authentication service on Microsoft Windows Vista / Security management and resiliency / List of top security implementation and deployment companies -- List of security products -- List of security standards -- List of miscellaneous security resources -- Ensuring built-in frequency hopping spread spectrum wireless network security -- Configuring wireless internet security remote access -- Frequently asked questions -- John Mallery -- Scott R. Ellis -- Michael West -- Tom Chen and Patrick J. Walsh -- Gerald Beuchelt -- Mario Santana -- Jesse Walker -- Xinyuan Wang and Daniel ramsbrock -- Bill Mansoor -- Pramod Pandya -- Chunming Rong and Erdal Cayirci -- Peng Liu, Thomas F. LaPorta and Kameswari Kotapati -- Chunming Rong and Erdal Cayirci -- Albert Caballero -- Joe Wright and Jim Harmening -- Rahul Bhasker and Bhushan Kapoor -- Jean-Marc Seigneur and Tewfiq El Malika -- Christopher Day -- Scott R. Ellis -- Yong Guan -- Errin W. Fulp -- Sanjay Bavisi -- Almantas Kakareka -- Bhushan Kapoor and Pramod Pandya -- Daniel S. Soper -- Terence Spies -- Samuel J.J. Curry -- Marco Cremonini, Chiara Braghin and Claudio Agostino Ardagna -- George Yee and Larry Korba -- Jim Harmening and Joe Wright -- Markus Jacobsson and Alex Tsow -- Dan Wing and Harsh Kupwade Patil -- John McGowan, Jeffrey Bardin and John McDonald -- Robert Rounsavall -- Sokratis K. Katsikas -- William Stallings -- Luther Martin -- Rahul Bhaskar and Bhushan Kapoor -- Jan Eloff and Anna Granova -- Kevin Noble -- Jean-Marc Seigneur -- Peter Nicoletti -- Ken Perkins -- John R. Vacca -- John R. Vacca -- Appendix A: Appendix B: Appendix C: Appendix D: Appendix E: Appendix F: Appendix G: Appendix H: Appendix I: Appendix J: Glossary.

This book presents information on how to analyze risks to your networks and the steps needed to select and deploy the appropriate countermeasures to reduce your exposure to physical and network threats. It also imparts the skills and knowledge needed to identify and counter some fundamental security risks and requirements, including Internet security threats and measures (audit trails IP sniffing/spoofing etc.) and how to implement security policies and procedures. In addition, this book also covers security and network design with respect to particular vulnerabilities and threats. It also covers risk assessment and mitigation and auditing and testing of security systems. From this book, the reader will also learn about applying the standards and technologies required to build secure VPNs, configure client software and server operating systems, IPsec-enabled routers, firewalls and SSL clients. Chapter coverage includes identifying vulnerabilities and implementing appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate threats to mission-critical processes. Techniques are explored for creating a business continuity plan (BCP) and the methodology for building an infrastructure that supports its effective implementation. A public key infrastructure (PKI) is an increasingly critical component for ensuring confidentiality, integrity and authentication in an enterprise. This comprehensive book will provide essential knowledge and skills needed to select, design and deploy a PKI to secure existing and future applications. This book will include discussion of vulnerability scanners to detect security weaknesses and prevention techniques, as well as allowing access to key services while maintaining systems security. Chapters contributed by leaders in the field cover theory and practice of computer security technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise. This book's comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of security issues facilitates learning and allows the reader to remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints. & nbsp;Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the readers grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions.

9780080921945 (electronic bk.) 0080921949 (electronic bk.) 0123743540 9780123743541


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Computer networks--Security measures.
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