Guide to Firewalls and VPNs

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,Andrew Green

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111135398

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 9211

Firewalls are among the best-known network security tools in use today, and their critical role in information security continues to grow. However, firewalls are most effective when backed by thoughtful security planning, well-designed security policies, and integrated support from anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and related tools. GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND VPNs, THIRD EDITION explores firewalls in the context of these critical elements, providing an in-depth guide that focuses on both managerial and technical aspects of security. Coverage includes packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, bastion hosts, virtual private networks (VPNs), log file maintenance, and intrusion detection systems. The text also features an abundant selection of realistic projects and cases incorporating cutting-edge technology and current trends, giving students the opportunity to hone and apply the knowledge and skills they will need as working professionals. GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND VPNs includes new and updated cases and projects, enhanced coverage of network security and VPNs, and information on relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines used by businesses and information technology professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Guide to Firewalls and Network Security

Intrusion Detection and VPNs

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,Richard Austin,Greg Holden

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9781435420168

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 3036

Firewalls are among the best-known security tools in use today, and their critical role in information security continues to grow. However, firewalls are most effective when they are backed by effective security planning, a well-designed security policy, and when they work in concert with anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and other tools. This book aims to explore firewalls in the context of these other elements, providing readers with a solid, in-depth introduction to firewalls that focuses on both managerial and technical aspects of security. Coverage includes packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, bastion hosts, virtual private networks (VPNs), log file maintenance, and intrusion detection systems. The second edition offers updated content and brand new material, from enhanced coverage of non-firewall subjects like information and network security to an all-new section dedicated to intrusion detection in the context of incident response.

Guide to Network Security

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,David Mackey,Andrew Green

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414861

Category: Computers

Page: 512

View: 1258

GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY is a wide-ranging new text that provides a detailed review of the network security field, including essential terminology, the history of the discipline, and practical techniques to manage implementation of network security solutions. It begins with an overview of information, network, and web security, emphasizing the role of data communications and encryption. The authors then explore network perimeter defense technologies and methods, including access controls, firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems, as well as applied cryptography in public key infrastructure, wireless security, and web commerce. The final section covers additional topics relevant for information security practitioners, such as assessing network security, professional careers in the field, and contingency planning. Perfect for both aspiring and active IT professionals, GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY is an ideal resource for students who want to help organizations protect critical information assets and secure their systems and networks, both by recognizing current threats and vulnerabilities, and by designing and developing the secure systems of the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Inside Network Perimeter Security

Author: Stephen Northcutt

Publisher: Sams

ISBN: 9780672327377

Category: Computers

Page: 734

View: 5322

Examines how various security methods are used and how they work, covering options including packet filtering, proxy firewalls, network intrusion detection, virtual private networks, and encryption.

Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1538803720

Category: Education

Page: 198

View: 1479

Facts101 is your complete guide to Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs. In this book, you will learn topics such as VPN Fundamentals, Network Security Threats and Issues, Network Security Implementation, and Network Security Management plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Cisco Security Specialists Guide to PIX Firewall

Author: Syngress

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080476551

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 8940

Cisco Security Specialist's Guide to PIX Firewall immerses the reader in the highly complicated subject of firewall implementation, deployment, configuration, and administration. This guide will instruct the reader on the necessary information to pass the CSPFA exam including protocols, hardware, software, troubleshooting and more. Cisco Security Specialist's Guide to PIX Firewall introduces the basic concepts of attack, explains the networking principals necessary to effectively implement and deploy a PIX firewall, covers the hardware and software components of the device, provides multiple configurations and administration examples, and fully describes the unique line syntax native to PIX firewall configuration and administration. Coverage of the Latest Versions of PIX Firewalls. This book includes coverage of the latest additions to the PIX Firewall family including the CiscoSecure PIX Firewall (PIX) Software Release 6.0 Must-have desk reference for the serious security professional. In addition to the foundation information and dedicated text focused on the exam objectives for the CSPFA, this book offers real-world administration and configuration support. This book will not only help readers pass the exam; it will continue to assist them with their duties on a daily basis Firewall administration guides? Syngress wrote the book. Syngress has demonstrated a proficiency to answer the market need for quality information pertaining to firewall administration guides. Configuring ISA Server 2000: Building Firewalls for Windows 2000 (ISBN: 1-928994-29-6) and Checkpoint Next Generation Security Administration (ISBN: 1-928994-74-1) are currently best sellers in the security market

Hands-On Information Security Lab Manual

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord,Andrew Green

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305217268

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 9695

HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL, Fourth Edition, helps you hone essential information security skills by applying your knowledge to detailed, realistic exercises using Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, and Linux. This wide-ranging, non-certification-based lab manual includes coverage of scanning, OS vulnerability analysis and resolution, firewalls, security maintenance, forensics, and more. The Fourth Edition includes new introductory labs focused on virtualization techniques and images, giving you valuable experience with some of the most important trends and practices in information security and networking today. All software necessary to complete the labs are available online as a free download. An ideal resource for introductory, technical, and managerial courses or self-study, this versatile manual is a perfect supplement to the PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, and MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY books. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Internet and the Law

Technology, Society, and Compromises

Author: Aaron Schwabach

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851097317

Category: Computers

Page: 395

View: 7208

Focusing on laws relating to intellectual property and freedom of expression, this book covers legal issues relating to information technology and the Internet. Exploring such legal battles as A & M Records v Napster and Apple Computer v Franklin Computer, it allows readers a look into stories of trade secrets, music theft, and industrial espionage.

Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs

Author: J. Michael Stewart

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 076379130X

Category: Computers

Page: 482

View: 8876

Network Security Fire walls, and VPNs provides a unique, in-depth look at the major business challenges and threats that are introduced when an organization's network is connected to the public Internet. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare the reader to disarm threats and prepare for emerging technologies and future attacks. Key Features -Introduces the basics of network securityùexploring the details of firewall security and how VPNs operate -Illustrates how to plan proper network security to combat hackers and outside threats -Discusses firewall configuration and deployment and managing firewall security -Identifies how to secure local and Internet communications with a VPN About The Series The Jones & Bartlett Learning: Information Systems Security & Assurance Series delivers fundamental IT security principles packed with real-world applications and examples for IT Security, Cyber-Security, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security programs. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), and reviewed by leading technical experts in the field, these books are current, forward-thinking resources that enable readers to solve the cyber-security challenges of today and tomorrow.

VPNs

A Beginner's Guide

Author: John Mairs

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 584

View: 1094

A comprehensive introduction to VPNs and networking basics, this book provides readers with a solid foundation of networking basics and the understanding necessary for learning the complexities of the VPN technology that follows. It takes the reader through the actual steps involved in provisioning the hardware, software and set-up with the provider of services for Internet access and communications carriers, thus leading to a comprehensive understanding of all VPN protocols. There is also detailed information about securing VPNs, including information on intrusion detection. Readers gain an understanding of security, encryption, encapsulation, key management and intrusion detection systems, all necessary for a secure network. Networking blueprints for 4 different types of VPNs, including IPSec and PPPT are also included.

A Technical Guide to IPSec Virtual Private Networks

Author: James S. Tiller

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203997499

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 6651

What is IPSec? What's a VPN? Why do the need each other? Virtual Private Network (VPN) has become one of the most recognized terms in our industry, yet there continuously seems to be different impressions of what VPNs really are and can become. A Technical Guide to IPSec Virtual Private Networks provides a single point of information that represents hundreds or resources and years of experience with IPSec VPN solutions. It cuts through the complexity surrounding IPSec and the idiosyncrasies of design, implementation, operations, and security. Starting with a primer on the IP protocol suite, the book travels layer by layer through the protocols and the technologies that make VPNs possible. It includes security theory, cryptography, RAS, authentication, IKE, IPSec, encapsulation, keys, and policies. After explaining the technologies and their interrelationships, the book provides sections on implementation and product evaluation. A Technical Guide to IPSec Virtual Private Networks arms information security, network, and system engineers and administrators with the knowledge and the methodologies to design and deploy VPNs in the real world for real companies.

BSD hacks

Author: Dru Lavigne

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 9783897213999

Category:

Page: 475

View: 4675

Principles of Information Security

Author: Michael E. Whitman,Herbert J. Mattord

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337102067

Category: Computers

Page: 656

View: 1046

Master the latest technology and developments from the field with the book specifically oriented to the needs of those learning information systems -- PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, 6E. Taking a managerial approach, this bestseller emphasizes all aspects of information security, rather than just the technical control perspective. Readers gain a broad overview of the entire field of information security and related elements with the detail to ensure understanding. The book highlights terms used in the field and a history of the discipline as readers learn how to manage an information security program. This edition highlights the latest practices with fresh examples that explore the impact of emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, and DevOps. Updates address technical security controls, emerging legislative issues, digital forensics, and ethical issues in IS security, making this the ideal IS resource for business decision makers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Guide to Computer Network Security

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319556061

Category: Computers

Page: 569

View: 7170

This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in computer networks; discusses how to develop effective security solutions, protocols, and best practices for the modern computing environment; examines the role of legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securing computing and mobile systems; describes the burning security issues brought about by the advent of the Internet of Things and the eroding boundaries between enterprise and home networks (NEW); provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to hands-on exercises; supplies additional support materials for instructors at an associated website.

Netzwerke für Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527815430

Category: Computers

Page: 510

View: 5047

Wollen Sie ein Netzwerk einrichten? Einem Kollegen Ihre Dateien auf einfache Art zugänglich machen? Den Drucker gemeinsam mit der ganzen Familie nutzen? Alle Mitarbeiter auf die Kundendatenbank zugreifen lassen? Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen bei der Installation, Konfiguration und Administration Ihres ersten Netzwerks, ganz egal, ob Sie zu Hause ein Heimnetzwerk einrichten oder beruflich als Systemadministrator einsteigen wollen. Klären Sie zunächst ein paar grundsätzliche Fragen: LAN oder WLAN? Welches Betriebssystem? Und dann geht es ran ans Netz: den Drucker ins Netz bringen, Benutzerkonten einrichten, den Mail- und Web-Server konfigurieren. Und natürlich geht das Buch auch auf Cloud Computing, die Integration mobiler Geräte, auf Netzwerksicherheit und auf virtuelle Maschinen ein.

Firewalls and VPNs

Principles and Practices

Author: Richard W. Tibbs,Edward B. Oakes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 442

View: 1149

This book solves the need for a resource that illustrates the principles underlying security technology, as well as provides complete hands-on exercises that will serve as valuable practice for users. Based on open-source software, this book is oriented toward the first-time networking reader. Progressive, practical exercises build confidence; SOHO (small-office-home-office) users will also be impressed with the information provided, as for these users the affordability of open-source solutions can be critical. Comprehensive coverage includes: TCP/IP and related protocols, open-source firewalls, services support and applications that firewalls protect, IPsec and TLS-based VPNs, and firewall log and log servers. An excellent reference and resource for network administrators, security administrators, chief security officers, and anyone with the following certifications: SANS, GSEC, MCSE, MCSA, CNE, A+, and Security+.

Netzwerksicherheit für Dummies

Author: Chey Cobb

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527700585

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 9340

Alles spricht von Sicherheit, doch was muss man vor wem schützen? Welches Wissen sollte man als Administrator haben, um wirklich sicher zu gehen, dass das System nicht geknackt werden kann? Der Sicherheitsexperte Chey Cobb liefert Ihnen nicht nur das nötige Hintergrundwissen, um über Ihr Netzwerk und mögliche Lücken den Überblick zu behalten, sondern zeigt Ihnen in diesem ... für Dummies-Buch auch die nötigen Kniffe, wie Sie Hackattacken mit konkreten Werkzeugen abwehren.

Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK, Second Edition

Author: Harold F. Tipton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439804841

Category: Computers

Page: 468

View: 4215

The (ISC)2® Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) certification is one of the most important credentials an information security practitioner can have. Having helped thousands of people around the world obtain this distinguished certification, the bestselling Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK® has quickly become the book that many of today’s security practitioners depend on to attain and maintain the required competence in the seven domains of the (ISC)2 CBK. Picking up where the popular first edition left off, the Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK, Second Edition brings together leading IT security tacticians from around the world to discuss the critical role that policy, procedures, standards, and guidelines play within the overall information security management infrastructure. Offering step-by-step guidance through the seven domains of the SSCP CBK, the text: Presents widely recognized best practices and techniques used by the world's most experienced administrators Uses accessible language, bulleted lists, tables, charts, and diagrams to facilitate a clear understanding Prepares you to join the thousands of practitioners worldwide who have obtained (ISC)2 certification Through clear descriptions accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and self-assessment questions, this book will help you establish the product-independent understanding of information security fundamentals required to attain SSCP certification. Following certification it will be a valuable guide to addressing real-world security implementation challenges.

Reguläre Ausdrücke

Author: Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897217902

Category: Computers

Page: 556

View: 4820

Reguläre Ausdrücke sind ein leistungsstarkes Mittel zur Verarbeitung von Texten und Daten. Wenn Sie reguläre Ausdrücke noch nicht kennen, wird Ihnen dieses Buch eine ganz neue Welt eröffnen. Aufgrund der ausgesprochen detaillierten und tiefgründigen Behandlung des Themas ist dieses Buch aber auch für Experten eine wahre Trouvaille. Die neue Auflage dieses anerkannten Standardwerks behandelt jetzt auch die Unterstützung regulärer Ausdrücke in PHP sowie Suns java.util.regex. Der klare und unterhaltsame Stil des Buchs hat schon Tausenden von Programmierern das an sich trockene Thema nähergebracht, und mit den vielen Beispielen zu Problemen aus dem Programmieralltag ist Reguläre Ausdrücke eine praktische Hilfe bei der täglichen Arbeit. Reguläre Ausdrücke sind überall Sie sind standardmäßig in Perl, PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, MySQL, VB.NET und C# (und allen Sprachen des .NET-Frameworks) sowie anderen Programmiersprachen und Werkzeugen eingebaut. Dieses Buch geht detailliert auf die Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten bei der Behandlung regulärer Ausdrücke in diesen Sprachen und Werkzeugen ein. Besonders ausführlich werden die Regex-Features von Perl, Java, PHP und .NET behandelt. Reguläre Ausdrücke sind mächtig Reguläre Ausdrücke sind sehr leistungsfähig und flexibel. Dennoch bleibt ihre Anwendung oft unter ihren Möglichkeiten. Mit regulären Ausdrücken können Sie komplexe und subtile Textbearbeitungsprobleme lösen, von denen Sie vielleicht nie vermutet hätten, daß sie sich automatisieren lassen. Reguläre Ausdrücke ersparen Ihnen Arbeit und Ärger, und viele Probleme lassen sich mit ihnen auf elegante Weise lösen. Reguläre Ausdrücke sind anspruchsvoll Was in der Hand von Experten eine sehr nützliche Fähigkeit ist, kann sich als Stolperstein für Ungeübte herausstellen. Dieses Buch zeigt einen Weg durch das unwägbare Gebiet und hilft Ihnen, selbst Experte zu werden. Wenn Sie die regulären Ausdrücke beherrschen, werden sie zu einem unverzichtbaren Teil Ihres Werkzeugkastens. Sie werden sich fragen, wie Sie je ohne sie arbeiten konnten.