This book provides a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive survey of network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. This books covers e-mail security, IP security, Web security, and network management security. It also includes a concise section on the discipline of cryptography—covering algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, and key exchange. For system engineers, engineers, programmers, system managers, network managers, product marketing personnel, and system support specialists.
It's no longer an option. Network security is essential to every corporation, organization, institution, and small business on the planet. Anyone working in IT or other computer-related professions must know the practical applications and standards for enforcing network security. Whether student, professor, or industry professional, this book will provide you with the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of vital Internet-based security tools and applications. Organized to provide critical information in the optimal sequence for classroom instruction and self-study, this book also serves as a useful reference for practicing system engineers, programmers, system managers, network managers, product marketers, system support specialists and other professionals. Stallings has expanded and updated his popular first edition of Network Security Essentials to include:
About the Author
- New discussion of Advanced Encryption Standard
- Expanded discussion of Viruses, Worms, and Intruders
- Key words and review questions for each chapter
- Web site for instructor and student support at
William Stallings is a best-selling author and five-time winner of the annual Text and Academic Authors Association award for best computer science and engineering text. He has authored 17 titles and—counting revised editions—43 books on various aspects of computer networking and computer architecture. Stallings is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He holds a Ph.D. from M.LT. in computer science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering. All of his Prentice Hall titles can be found at the Prentice Hall Web site: www.prenhall.com