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Internet Security

A Jumpstart for Systems Administrators and IT Managers

Internet Security incorporates not only the technology needed to support a solid security strategy but also those policies and processes that must be incorporated in order for that strategy to work.New methods of breaking into corporate networks are resulting in major losses. This book provides the latest information on how to guard against attacks and informs the IT manager of the products that can detect and prevent break-ins. Crucial concepts such as authentication and encryption are explained, enabling the reader to understand when and where these technologies will be useful. Due to the authors' experiences in helping corporations develop secure networks, they are able to include the newest methods for protecting corporate data.

Audience
IT professionals or consultants that require knowledge of network and internet security; Network system administrators

Paperback, 398 Pages

Published: April 2003

Imprint: Digital Press

ISBN: 978-1-55558-298-2

Reviews

  • "Security must become a fabric of the network that strikes the balance between security and usability. Policies, architectures, and processes need to be non-invasive to legitimate users, but impenetrable to would-be attackers." - Craig Tiffany, Network Security Consultant, Cisco Systems

Contents

  • The Internet and Security; The Security Review Process; Cryptography; Secure Networks; Protecting Your Intranet from the Extranet and Internet; Authentication and Authorization; E-Commerce: Public Key Infrastructure; Messaging Security; What Are We Doing Here?; Disaster Recovery Appendices: Security Tools; The CERT Report

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