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Author Jacobson, Douglas.

Title Introduction to network security / Douglas Jacobson
Published Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall/CRC, [2009]


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Description xxi, 478 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Chapman & Hall/CRC computer and information science series
Chapman & Hall/CRC computer and information science series.
Contents 1. Network architecture -- 2. Network protocols -- 3. The Internet -- 4. Taxonomy of network-based vulnerabilities -- 5. Physical network layer overview -- 6. Network layer protocols -- 7. Transport layer protocols -- 8. Application layer overview -- 9. Email -- 10. Web security -- 11. Remote access security -- 12. Common network security devices -- App. A. Cryptology -- App. B. Laboratory configuration -- App. C. Homework solutions
Summary "While most of the books available on this subject focus solely on cryptographic techniques to mitigate attacks, this volume recognizes the limitations of this methodology and considers a wider range of security problems and solutions. By focusing on a practical view of network security and examining actual protocols, readers can better understand the vulnerabilities and develop appropriate countermeasures."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "A Chapman & Hall book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computer networks -- Security measures.
Computer security.
LC no. 2008040768
ISBN 1584885432 hardback alkaline paper
9781584885436 hardback alkaline paper