1. Edition November 2002 28.90 Euro 2002. XX, 388 Pages, Softcover - Textbook - ISBN 978-0-7645-1679-5 - John Wiley & Sons
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Short description Readers will find immediate solutions to critical security problems with this hands-on, do-it-yourself guide to securing and auditing a network. Written for individuals at small- to medium-sized businesses responsible for protecting the network, each part of the book begins with basics that can be quickly implemented and then moves on to more complex security mechanisms a company may consider as it grows.
From the contents Introduction.
Part I: The Path to Network Security.
Chapter 1: Starting Down the Road to Network Security.
Chapter 2: Evaluating and Documenting Your Network Situation.
Chapter 3: Assessing the Risks.
Chapter 4: Planning and Implementing Security Policies and Procedures.
Part II: Your Network Is Your Business.
Chapter 5: Choosing Controls without Breaking the Bank.
Chapter 6: You Could Be Liable If.
Chapter 7: Building a Secure Network from Scratch.
Part III: The All-Important Security Mechanisms.
Chapter 8: Anti-Virus Software.
Chapter 9: Firewalls and Brimstone.
Chapter 10: Intrusion Detection Systems.
Chapter 11: Access Controls/Privileges.
Part IV: Special Needs Networking.
Chapter 12: When Patchwork Doesn't Mean Quilting: Unix Systems.
Chapter 13: Boarding Up Your MS Windows.
Chapter 14: Is Anything Eating Your Mac?
Chapter 15: Application Software Patching.
Chapter 16: Very Precious Network Security.
Chapter 17: Securing Your Wireless Network.
Chapter 18: E-Commerce Special Needs.
Part V: Dealing with the Unthinkable.
Chapter 19: Emergency! Incident Response.
Chapter 20: Disaster Recovery.
Chapter 21: Who Did the Dirty: Computer Forensics.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Best Security Practices.
Chapter 23: Ten Best Security Web Sites.
Chapter 24: Ten Security Tools Every Network Security Geek Should Have.
Chapter 25: Ten Questions to Ask a Security Consultant.