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Computer and Information Security Handbook

  • 1st Edition - May 4, 2009
  • Editor: John Vacca
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 7 4 3 5 4 - 1
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 9 2 1 9 4 - 5

Presents information on how to analyze risks to your networks and the steps needed to select and deploy the appropriate countermeasures to reduce your exposure to physical and… Read more

Computer and Information Security Handbook

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Presents information on how to analyze risks to your networks and the steps needed to select and deploy the appropriate countermeasures to reduce your exposure to physical and network threats. Also imparts the skills and knowledge needed to identify and counter some fundamental security risks and requirements, including Internet security threats and measures (audit trails IP sniffing/spoofing etc.) and how to implement security policies and procedures. In addition, this book covers security and network design with respect to particular vulnerabilities and threats. It also covers risk assessment and mitigation and auditing and testing of security systems as well as application standards and technologies required to build secure VPNs, configure client software and server operating systems, IPsec-enabled routers, firewalls and SSL clients. This comprehensive book will provide essential knowledge and skills needed to select, design and deploy a public key infrastructure (PKI) to secure existing and future applications.