Description

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.

Key Features

· Shield data from both the internal and external intruder · Discover products that can detect and prevent these break-ins · Protect against major losses with the latest incident handling procedures for detecting and recovering data from new viruses · Get details of a full security business review from performing the security risk analysis to justifying security expenditures based on your company's business needs

Readership

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

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
398
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Digital Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080509075
Print ISBN:
9781555582982

About the authors

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