Network Security First-Step

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Cisco Press, 21 de mai. de 2004 - 480 páginas
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Your first step into the world of network security

  • No security experience required
  • Includes clear and easily understood explanations
  • Makes learning easy

Your first step to network security begins here!

  • Learn about hackers and their attacks
  • Understand security tools and technologies
  • Defend your network with firewalls, routers, and other devices
  • Explore security for wireless networks
  • Learn how to prepare for security incidents

Welcome to the world of network security!

Computer networks are indispensable-but they're also not secure. With the proliferation of Internet viruses and worms, many people and companies are considering increasing their network security. But first, you need to make sense of this complex world of hackers, viruses, and the tools to combat them.

No security experience needed!

Network Security First-Step explains the basics of network security in easy-to-grasp language that all of us can understand. This book takes you on a guided tour of the core technologies that make up and control network security. Whether you are looking to take your first step into a career in network security or are interested in simply gaining knowledge of the technology, this book is for you!

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Conteúdo

Here There Be Hackers
2
Security Policies and Responses
46
Overview of Security Technologies
84
Security Protocols
124
Firewalls
156
Router Security
188
IPSec Virtual Private Networks VPNs
230
Wireless Security
274
Intrusion Detection and Honeypots
320
Tools of the Trade
352
Answers to Chapter Review Questions
395
Glossary
413
Index
433
Back Cover
461
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Página 57 - Keep passwords secure and do not share accounts. Authorized users are responsible for the security of their passwords and accounts. System-level passwords should be changed quarterly; user-level passwords should be changed every six months.
Página 59 - Violations of the rights of any person or company protected by copyright, trade secret, patent, or other intellectual property, or similar laws or regulations, including, but not limited to, the installation or distribution of "pirated" or other software products that are not appropriately licensed for use by <Company Name>.
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Página 36 - CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) is a center of Internet security expertise located at the Software Engineering Institute, a federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University.
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Página 35 - Details" sections that there is a CVE number listed for the exploit. CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, and it is an effort by Mitre to come up with a list of standardized names for vulnerabilities and other information security exposures. CVE aims to standardize the names for all publicly known vulnerabilities and security exposures.
Página 85 - A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it - George Moore © Copyright 2002 Alan Hodgkiss.

Sobre o autor (2004)

Tom Thomas claims he never works because he loves what he does. Along with his various roles in the networking industry, he is the author or coauthor of 17 books. Through his writing and his work as an instructor and a training-course developer, Tom has taught thousands of people how networking works.

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