Managing Cisco Network Security

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Elsevier, May 29, 2002 - Computers - 752 pages
An in-depth knowledge of how to configure Cisco IP network security is a MUST for anyone working in today's internetworked world
"There's no question that attacks on enterprise networks are increasing in frequency and sophistication..."-Mike Fuhrman, Cisco Systems Manager, Security Consulting
Managing Cisco Network Security, Second Edition offers updated and revised information covering many of Cisco's security products that provide protection from threats, detection of network security incidents, measurement of vulnerability and policy compliance and management of security policy across an extended organization. These are the tools that network administrators have to mount defenses against threats. Chapters also cover the improved functionality and ease of the Cisco Secure Policy Manger software used by thousands of small-to-midsized businesses and a special section on the Cisco Aironet Wireless Security Solutions.

Security from a real-world perspective
Key coverage of the new technologies offered by the Cisco including: 500 series of Cisco PIX Firewall, Cisco Intrusion Detection System, and the Cisco Secure Scanner
Revised edition of a text popular with CCIP (Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional) students
Expanded to include separate chapters on each of the security products offered by Cisco Systems

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Chapter 2 What Are We Trying to Prevent?
Chapter 3 Cisco PIX Firewall
Chapter 4 Traffic Filtering in the Cisco Internetwork Operating System
Chapter 5 Network Address TranslationPort Address Translation
Chapter 6 Cryptography
Chapter 7 Cisco LocalDirector and DistributedDirector
Chapter 8 Virtual Private Networks and Remote Access
Chapter 9 Cisco Authentication Authorization and Accounting Mechanisms
Chapter 11 Cisco Secure Scanner
Chapter 12 Cisco Secure Policy Manager
Chapter 13 Intrusion Detection
Chapter 14 Network Security Management
Cisco Wireless Security
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Knipp is a Consultant with Callisma. He is currently engaged in a broadband optimization project for a major US backbone service provider. He specializes in IP telephony and convergence, Cisco routers, LAN switches, as well as Microsoft NT, and network design and implementation.

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