Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT ProfessionalDefend your network against a wide range of existing and emerging threats. Written by a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field, Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition is fully updated to include thelatest and most effective security strategies.
You'll learn about the four basic types of attacks, how hackers exploit them, and how to implement information security services to protect information and systems. Perimeter, monitoring, and encryption technologies arediscussed in detail. The book explains how to create and deploy an effective security policy, manage and assess risk, and perform audits. Information security best practices and standards, including ISO/IEC 27002, arecovered in this practical resource.
Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, ThirdEdition features:
Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the jobIMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on theauthor's years of industry experienceBudget Note--Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization's budgetIn Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contextsYour Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job nowInto Action--Tips on how, why, and when to applynew skills and techniques at work
Eric Maiwald, CISSP, is a Research Vice President with Gartner, Inc., where he focuses on enterprise security infrastructure and mobility technologies. He is the author of Fundamentals of Network Security and coauthor of Security Planning and Disaster Recovery.
Part I: Informaiton Security Basics 1What is Information Security? 2Types of Attacks 3Hacker Techniques 4Information Security Services Part II: Ground Work 5Policy 6Managing Risk 7Information Security Process 8Information Security Best Practices & Drivers Part III: Network Security Technology 9Perimeter Technology 10Monitoring Technology 11Encryption Technology