Description

Network and System Security provides focused coverage of network and system security technologies. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of network and systems security issues. Chapters are authored by leading experts in the field and address the immediate and long-term challenges in the authors’ respective areas of expertise. Coverage includes building a secure organization; cryptography; system intrusion; UNIX and Linux security; Internet security, intranet security; LAN security; wireless network security; cellular network security, RFID security, and more. This compilation of 13 chapters is tightly focused and ideally suited as an essential desk reference in this high-growth subject area.

Key Features

  • Chapters contributed by leaders in the field covering foundational and practical aspects of system and network security, providing a new level of technical expertise not found elsewhere
  • Comprehensive and updated coverage of the subject area allows the reader to put current technologies to work
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader’s grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions

Readership

Network and security IT practitioners, as well as other security technologists working with or interested in network and systems security. Job titles include network administrator, System administrator, system analyst, etc.

Table of Contents

Ch 1  Building a Secure Organization

Ch 2  A Cryptography Primer

Ch 3  Preventing System Intrusion

Ch 4  Guarding Against Network Intrusion

Ch 5  Unix and Linux Security

Ch 6  Eliminating the Security Weakness of Linux and Unix Operating Systems

Ch 7  Internet Security

Ch 8  The Botnet Problem

Ch 9  Intrnet Security

Ch 10 LAN Security

Ch 11 Wireless Network Security

Ch 12 Cellular Network Security

Ch 13 RFID Security

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Syngress
Print ISBN:
9781597495356
Electronic ISBN:
9781597495363

About the author

John Vacca

John Vacca is an information technology consultant, professional writer, editor, reviewer and internationally-known, best-selling author based in Pomeroy, Ohio. Since 1982, John has authored 72 books, including: 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 (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: Wiley-Interscience (November 28, 2006)); Computer Forensics: Computer Crime Scene Investigation (With CD-ROM), 2nd Edition (Publisher: Charles River Media (May 26, 2005) John Vacca has also written more than 600 articles in the areas of advanced storage, computer security and aerospace technology (copies of articles and books are available upon request). John was also a configuration management specialist, computer specialist, and the computer security official (CSO) for NASA's space station program (Freedom) and the International Space Station Program, from 1988 until his retirement from NASA in 1995. In addition, John is also an independent online book reviewer. Finally, John was one of the security consultants for the MGM movie titled: "AntiTrust," which was released on January 12, 2001.

Affiliations and Expertise

Renowned author of Computer and Information Security Handbook 2E ISBN: 9780123943972