This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in computer networks; discusses how to develop effective security solutions, protocols, and best practices for the modern computing environment; examines the role of legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securing computing and mobile systems; describes the burning security issues brought about by the advent of the Internet of Things and the eroding boundaries between enterprise and home networks (NEW); provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to hands-on exercises; supplies additional support materials for instructors at an associated website.
Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is Head and Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and past Director of the Center for Information Security and Assurance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN, USA. Among his other publications are the successful Springer textbooks Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age and Ethics in Computing: A Concise Module.
Part I: Introduction to Computer Network Security Computer Network Fundamentals Computer Network Security Fundamentals Part II: Security Issues and Challenges in the Traditional Computer Network Security Motives and Threats to Computer Networks Introduction to Computer Network Vulnerabilities Cyber Crimes and Hackers Scripting and Security in Computer Networks and Web Browsers Security Assessment, Analysis, and Assurance Part III: Dealing with Computer Network Security Challenges Disaster Management Access Control and Authorization Authentication Cryptography Firewalls System Intrusion Detection and Prevention Computer and Network Forensics Virus and Content Filtering Standardization and Security Criteria: Security Evaluation of Computer Products Computer Network Security Protocols Security in Wireless Networks and Devices Security in Sensor Networks Other Efforts to Secure Data in Computer Networks Part IV: The Emergence of a Digital and Social Network Ecosystem Virtualization Technology and Security Cloud Computing Technology and Security Digital Mobile Systems and Corresponding Intractable Security Issues The Internet of Things (IoT): Challenges and Security Part V: Securing the Last Frontier in the New Ecosystem - The Home Front Conquering the Last Frontier in the New Network Ecosystem: The Invasion of the Home Front Part VI: Hands-on Projects Projects