Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards

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Pearson Education, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 409 pages
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For one-semester courses on Network Security for computer science, engineering, and CIS majors.

This text provides a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive survey of network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. It includes a concise section on the discipline of cryptography covering algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, and key exchange.

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William Stallings is a best-selling author and five-time winner of the annual Text and Academic Authors Association award for best computer science and engineering text. He has authored 17 titles and counting revised editions 43 books on various aspects of computer networking and computer architecture. Stallings is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He holds a Ph.D. from M.LT. in computer science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering. All of his Prentice Hall titles can be found at the Prentice Hall Web site:

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