Network and System Security,
Edition 1
Edited by John R. Vacca

Publication Date: 22 Mar 2010

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
About the author
Edited by John R. Vacca, Information Technology Consultant and Researcher, Pomeroy, OH, USA.
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

Book details
ISBN: 9781597495356
Page Count: 408
Illustrations : Approx. 100 illustrations
Retail Price : £41.50

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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.