Network Security: Current Status and Future Directions

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 9, 2007 - Computers - 608 pages
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A unique overview of network security issues, solutions, and methodologies at an architectural and research level

Network Security provides the latest research and addresses likely future developments in network security protocols, architectures, policy, and implementations. It covers a wide range of topics dealing with network security, including secure routing, designing firewalls, mobile agent security, Bluetooth security, wireless sensor networks, securing digital content, and much more.

Leading authorities in the field provide reliable information on the current state of security protocols, architectures, implementations, and policies. Contributors analyze research activities, proposals, trends, and state-of-the-art aspects of security and provide expert insights into the future of the industry.

Complete with strategies for implementing security mechanisms and techniques, Network Security features:

State-of-the-art technologies not covered in other books, such as Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks and countermeasures

Problems and solutions for a wide range of network technologies, from fixed point to mobile

Methodologies for real-time and non-real-time applications and protocols

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1 Computer Network Security Basic Background and Current Issues
Part One Internet Security
Part Two Secure Services
Part Three Mobile and Security
Part Four Trust Anonymity and Privacy
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Christos Douligeris is currently Associate Professor of Informatics at the University of Pireaus, Greece. He has authored ten books in Greek, more than seventy refereed journal articles, and more than 100 papers for conferences. He has served in various editorial roles for IEEE Communications Society magazines and is currently Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters and the Technical Editor for IEEE Network Magazine. He is a senior member of the IEEE Communications Society and an IEEE Standards Association voting member for LAN, MAN, and wireless standards. He is also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Dimitrios N. Serpanos is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Patras, Greece. During his career, Professor Serpanos taught in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Crete and worked for the IBM Corporation at the T. J. Watson Research Center in the area of high-bandwidth systems. He holds two patents and is the author of more than 100 technical articles and papers, as well as the coeditor of Enterprise Networking. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the ACM, and the Technical Chamber of Greece, as well as an Educational Member of USENIX.

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