Network security: the complete reference

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McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2004 - Computers - 854 pages
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Teaches end-to-end network security concepts and techniques. Includes comprehensive information on how to design a comprehensive security defense model. Plus, discloses how to develop and deploy computer, personnel, and physical security policies, how to design and manage authentication and authorization methods, and much more.

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Network Security Overview
Risk Analysis and Defense Models
Security Policy Development

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Roberta Bragg (CISSP, MCSE: Security; Security+, ETI Client Server, Certified Technical Trainer, IBM Certified Trainer, DB2-UDB, Citrix Certified Administrator) has been a Security Advisor columnist for Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine for five years, is a Security Expert for, and writes for the “SecurityWatch” newsletter, which has more than 55,000 subscribers. Roberta designed, planned, produced, and participated in the first Windows Security Summit, held in Seattle, Washington, in 2002. In September and October of 2002, Roberta was an instructor for four sessions of SANS Gold Standard Windows 2000 Training. Roberta has participated in numerous security audits and is a security evangelist traveling all over the world consulting, assessing, and training on network and Windows security. Roberta has served as adjunct faculty at Seattle Pacific University and at Johnson County Community College teaching courses on Windows 2000 Security Design and Network Security Design. Mark Rhodes-Ousley (CISSP) has been a practicing security professional for more than ten years. Mark has advised, designed, and installed security technologies and policies for dozens of companies, including Fortune 500 companies, large, medium-sized, and many small companies. All this experience with companies in different stages of growth leads to a unique perspective on how to manage security for a growing company—where to begin, what to do when moving forward, and how to plan for future growth. Mark holds certifications from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, known as (ISC)2, Cisco Systems, Security Dynamics, Raptor Systems, Hewlett Packard, and Digital Equipment Corporation, along with a Bachelor degree in Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Keith Strassberg (CPA, CISSP) is an independent security consultant with more than seven years of experience in information security. Most recently, he worked as a senior security engineer for a mid-sized technology consulting company. Keith’s professional experiences cover all facets of information security, including, but not limited to, designing and deploying secure infrastructures, implementing firewalls and intrusion detection systems, performing computer forensic investigations, developing policies and procedures, and performing vulnerability testing.

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