Network Security First-Step

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Cisco Press, May 21, 2004 - Computers - 480 pages
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Your first step into the world of network security

  • No security experience required
  • Includes clear and easily understood explanations
  • Makes learning easy

Your first step to network security begins here!

  • Learn about hackers and their attacks
  • Understand security tools and technologies
  • Defend your network with firewalls, routers, and other devices
  • Explore security for wireless networks
  • Learn how to prepare for security incidents

Welcome to the world of network security!

Computer networks are indispensable-but they're also not secure. With the proliferation of Internet viruses and worms, many people and companies are considering increasing their network security. But first, you need to make sense of this complex world of hackers, viruses, and the tools to combat them.

No security experience needed!

Network Security First-Step explains the basics of network security in easy-to-grasp language that all of us can understand. This book takes you on a guided tour of the core technologies that make up and control network security. Whether you are looking to take your first step into a career in network security or are interested in simply gaining knowledge of the technology, this book is for you!

 

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Contents

Here There Be Hackers
2
Security Policies and Responses
46
Overview of Security Technologies
84
Security Protocols
124
Firewalls
156
Router Security
188
IPSec Virtual Private Networks VPNs
230
Wireless Security
274
Intrusion Detection and Honeypots
320
Tools of the Trade
352
Answers to Chapter Review Questions
395
Glossary
413
Index
433
Back Cover
461
Copyright

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Tom Thomas claims he never works because he loves what he does. Along with his various roles in the networking industry, he is the author or coauthor of 17 books. Through his writing and his work as an instructor and a training-course developer, Tom has taught thousands of people how networking works.

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