Cover of: Network security | Eric Maiwald

Network security

a beginner's guide

2nd ed.

Published by McGraw-Hill/Osborne in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Create a successful security program--even if you're new to the field of network security--using this practical guidebook. You can now get the technical background you need and have access to the best and most up-to-date security practices--from one resource. You'll learn how to set up and work with firewalls, smart cards, and access controls; develop and manage effective policies and procedures; secure Internet connections; recover from security breaches; prevent hacker attacks, and much more. You'll also gain insight into actual program implementations in different environments--including e-commerce and company intranets--through real-world case studies. Plus, you'll get an 8-page network blueprint section for additional visual details on proper Internet architecture, e-Commerce architecture, intrusion detection, and the information security process. If you're looking for a solid introduction to securing a network, this is the only book you'll need.Understand the basic principles of securing information on a network Find out various methods for improving security--anti-virus software, firewalls, smart cards, intrusion detection, and much more Learn about different forms of attack and how each is accomplished Build a security program incorporating recommended technical and administrative practices Get details on associated legal and privacy issues Identify and measure risk areas within your organization Implement a successful network security program step-by-step Connect to the Internet safely and safeguard e-commerce transactions"

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Essential skills made easy


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Library of Congress
TK5105.59 .M363 2003

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xvii, 475 p. :
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