Computer System Security: Basic Concepts and Solved Exercises

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EPFL Press, Jul 13, 2007 - Computers - 260 pages
Computer System Security: Basic Concepts and Solved Exercises is designed to expose students and others to the basic aspects of computer security. Written by leading experts and instructors, it covers e-mail security; viruses and antivirus programs; program and network vulnerabilities; firewalls, address translation and filtering; cryptography; secure communications; secure applications; and security management. Written as an accompanying text for courses on network protocols, it also provides a basic tutorial for those whose livelihood is dependent upon secure systems. The solved exercises included have been taken from courses taught in the Communication Systems department at the EPFL.
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Contents

Mai wares
19
Exercises
32
Network and Application Vulnerabilities
43
Exercises
61
Firewalls and Proxies
85
Exercises
112
Cryptography
147
Secure Communications
169
Exercises
179
Security at the User Level
195
Exercises
212
Management of Information Security
243
Acronyms
257
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