Network security essentials: applications and standards

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Pearson Education, 2003 - Computers - 409 pages
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This book provides a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive survey of network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. This books covers e-mail security, IP security, Web security, and network management security. It also includes a concise section on the discipline of cryptography—covering algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, and key exchange. For system engineers, engineers, programmers, system managers, network managers, product marketing personnel, and system support specialists.

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Contents

Contents
3
PART ONE CRYPTOGRAPHY
25
PUBLICKEY CRYPTOGRAPHY
53
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 41 books on various aspects of these subjects. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology. He is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous technical papers. His books include "Data and Computer Communications, Eighth Edition" (Prentice Hall, 2007), which has become the standard in the field. Dr. Stallings holds a PhD from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering.

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