Secure Computing: Threats and Safeguards

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McGraw-Hill, 1997 - Computers - 688 pages
The breadth of coverage and the attention to real-world context make this authoritative book unique in its treatment of an extemely hot topic-the security of computers, computer networks, and the information that they handle. No other single unified volume covers the field as completely. Topics include: threats (intruder, insider and natural disaster), managing security, risk analysis, intrusion detection, incident response, security policies and models, cryptography, UNIX and Windows NT security, Network security, LAN security, database security, privacy, ethics, and security standards. Drawing upon extensive experience, author Rita C. Summers presents security principles and techniques in a coherent framework, using case histories and examples to drive home important points. Each chapter features a summary, exercises, and extensive bibliographic notes and references.

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Contents

Introduction
3
The Context for Computer Security
17
Threats
71
Copyright

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