Firewalls

1st Edition

Jumpstart for Network and Systems Administrators

Authors: John Vacca Scott Ellis
Paperback ISBN: 9781555582975
eBook ISBN: 9780080491325
Imprint: Digital Press
Published Date: 6th December 2004
Page Count: 448
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Description

In this book, you will gain extensive hands-on experience installing and configuring a firewall. You will also learn how to allow access to key Web services while maintaining your organization's security, as well as how to implement firewall-to-firewall virtual private networks (VPNs). You will learn how to build a firewall to protect your network; provide access to HTTP and FTP services on the Internet, and implement publicly accessible servers without compromising security. Furthermore, throughout the book, extensive hands-on examples provide you with practical experience in establishing security with firewalls. Examples include, but are not limited to: Installing and configuring Check Point FireWall-1; scanning to validate configuration using ISS Internet Scanner; configuring the firewall to support simple and complex Web services; setting up a packet filtering router; enhancing firewall configurations to support split-DNS; authenticating remote users; and protecting browsers and servers with a proxy-based firewall.

Key Features

· Install and configure proxy-based and stateful-filtering firewalls · Protect internal IP addresses with NAT and deploy a secure DNS architecture · Develop an Internet/intranet security policy to protect your organization's systems and data · Reduce your susceptibility to an attack by deploying firewalls, data encryption and decryption and other countermeasures

Readership

System administrators, government computer security officials, network administrators

Table of Contents

Firewalls: What Are They?; Type Of Security Policy; Firewall Types; Choosing The Right Firewall; Firewall Topologies; Installation Preparation; Firewall Configuration; Simple Policy Implementation; Complex Services Management; Filtering Content; Publicly Accessible Servers Implementation; Architecture Selection; External Servers Protection; Firewall Architecture DNS Customization; Network Address Translation (NAT) Deployment; Privacy And Authentication; Tunneling: Firewall-to-Firewall; Auditing And Logging; Firewall Administration; Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Digital Press 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Digital Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080491325
Paperback ISBN:
9781555582975

About the Author

John Vacca

John Vacca is an information technology consultant, researcher, professional writer, Editor, reviewer, and internationally-known best-selling author based in Pomeroy, Ohio. Since 1982, John has authored/edited 79 books (some of his most recent books include): • Security in the Private Cloud (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (September 1, 2016)) • Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (August 19, 2016)) • Handbook of Sensor Networking: Advanced Technologies and Applications (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (January 14, 2015)) • Network and System Security, Second Edition, 2E (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Cyber Security and IT Infrastructure Protection (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Managing Information Security, Second Edition, 2E (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Computer and Information Security Handbook, 2E (Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (May 31, 2013)) • Identity Theft (Cybersafety) (Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (April 1, 2012 ) • System Forensics, Investigation, And Response (Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (September 24, 2010) • Managing Information Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)) • Network and Systems Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)) • Computer and Information Security Handbook, 1E (Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (June 2, 2009)) • Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems (Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books (March 16, 2007)) • Practical Internet Security (Hardcover): (Publisher: Springer (October 18, 2006)) • Optical Networking Best Practices Handbook (Hardcover): (Publisher: Wile

Affiliations and Expertise

TechWrite, USA.

Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis is an independent consultant based in Chicago.

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Consultant, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.