Computer Security Handbook, Set

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/24/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Computer security touches every part of our daily lives from our computers and connected devices to the wireless signals around us. Breaches have real and immediate financial, privacy, and safety consequences. This handbook has compiled advice from top professionals working in the real world about how to minimize the possibility of computer security breaches in your systems. Written for professionals and college students, it provides comprehensive best guidance about how to minimize hacking, fraud, human error, the effects of natural disasters, and more. This essential and highly-regarded reference maintains timeless lessons and is fully revised and updated with current information on security issues for social networks, cloud computing, virtualization, and more.

Table of Contents



About the Editors

About the Contributors

A Note to Instructors


Chapter 1 Brief History and Mission of Information System Security (Seymour Bosworth and Robert V. Jacobson)

Chapter 2 History of Computer Crime

Chapter 3 Toward a New Framework for Information Security (Donn B. Parker, CISSP)

Chapter 4 Hardware Elements of Security (Sy Bosworth and Stephen Cobb)

Chapter 5 Data Communications and Information Security (Raymond Panko and Eric Fisher)

Chapter 6 Local Area Network Topologies, Protocols, and Design (Gary C. Kessler)

Chapter 7 Encryption (Stephen Cobb and Corinne LeFrançois)

Chapter 8 Using a Common Language for Computer Security Incident Information (John D. Howard)

Chapter 9 Mathematical Models of Computer Security (Matt Bishop)

Chapter 10 Understanding Studies and Surveys of Computer Crime (M. E. Kabay)

Chapter 11 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law (William A. Zucker and Scott J. Nathan)


Chapter 12 The Psychology of Computer Criminals (Q. Campbell and David M. Kennedy)

Chapter 13 The Insider Threat (Gary L. Tagg, CISSP)

Chapter 14 Information Warfare (Seymour Bosworth)

Chapter 15 Penetrating Computer Systems and Networks (Chey Cobb, Stephen Cobb, M. E. Kabay, and Tim Crothers)

Chapter 16 Malicious Code (Robert Guess and Eric Salveggio)

Chapter 17 Mobile Code (Robert Gezelter)

Chapter 18 Denial-of-Service Attacks (Gary C. Kessler)

Chapter 19 Social-engineering and low-tech attacks (Karthik Raman, Susan Baumes, Kevin Beets, and Carl Ness)

Chapter 20 Spam, Phishing, and Trojans: Attacks Meant To Fool (Stephen Cobb)

Chapter 21 Web-Based Vulnerabilities (Anup K. Ghosh, Kurt Baumgarten, Jennifer Hadley, and Steven Lovaas)

Chapter 22 Physical Threats to the Information Infrastructure (Franklin Platt)


Chapter 23 Protecting the Physical Information Infrastructure (Franklin Platt)

Chapter 24 Operating System Security (William Stallings)

Chapter 25 Local Area Networks (N. Todd Pritsky, Joseph R. Bumblis, and Gary C. Kessler)

Chapter 26 Gateway Security Devices (Justin Opatrny)

Chapter 27 Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Devices (Rebecca Gurley Bace)

Chapter 28: Identification and Authentication (Ravi Sandhu, Jennifer Hadley, Steven Lovaas, and Nicholas Takacs)

Chapter 29: Biometric Authentication (Eric Salveggio, Steven Lovaas, David R. Lease, and Robert Guess)

Chapter 30: E-Commerce and Web Server Safeguards (Robert Gezelter)

Chapter 31: Web Monitoring and Content Filtering (Steven Lovaas)

Chapter 32 Virtual Private Networks and Secure Remote Access (Justin Opatrny and Carl Ness

Chapter 33 802.11 Wireless LAN Security (Gary L. Tagg, CISSP and Jason Sinchak, CISSP)

Chapter 34 Securing VoIP (Christopher Dantos and John Mason)

Chapter 35 Securing P2P, IM, SMS, and Collaboration Tools (Carl Ness)

Chapter 36 Securing Stored Data (David J. Johnson, Nicholas Takacs, Jennifer Hadley, and M. E. Kabay)

Chapter 37: PKI and Certificate Authorities (Santosh Chokhani, Padgett Peterson, and Steven Lovaas)

Chapter 38: Writing Secure Code (Lester E. Nichols, M. E. Kabay, and Timothy Braithwaite)

Chapter 39 Software Development and Quality Assurance (Diane E. Levine, John Mason, and Jennifer Hadley)

Chapter 40: Managing Software Patches and Vulnerabilities (Karen Scarfone, Peter Mell, and Murugiah Souppaya)

Chapter 41: Antivirus Technology (Chey Cobb and Allysa Myers)

Chapter 42: Protecting Digital Rights: Technical Approaches (Robert Guess, Jennifer Hadley, Steven Lovaas, and Diane E. Levine)


Chapter 43 Ethical Decision Making and High Technology (James Landon Linderman)

Chapter 44: Security Policy Guidelines (M. E. Kabay and Bridgitt Robertson)

Chapter 45: Employment Practices and Policies (M. E. Kabay and Bridgitt Robertson)

Chapter 46 Vulnerability Assessment (Rebecca Gurley Bace and Jason Sinchak)

Chapter 47: Operations Security and Production Controls (M. E. Kabay, Don Holden, and Myles Walsh)

Chapter 48: E-Mail and Internet Use Policies (M. E. Kabay and Nicholas Takacs)

Chapter 49: Implementing a Security-Awareness Program (K. Rudolph)

Chapter 50 Using Social Psychology to Implement Security Policies (M. E. Kabay, Bridgitt Robertson, Mani Akella, and D. T. Lang)

Chapter 51: Security Standards for Products (Paul Brusil and Noel Zakin)


Chapter 52: Application Controls (Myles Walsh & Susan Baumes)

Chapter 53: Monitoring and Control Systems (Caleb S. Coggins and Diane E. Levine)

Chapter 54: Security Audits (Donald Glass, Richard O. Moore III, Chris Davis, John Mason, David Gursky, James Thomas, Wendy Carr, M. E. Kabay and Diane Levine)

Chapter 55: Cyber Investigation1 (Peter Stephenson)


Chapter 56: Computer Security Incident Response Teams1 (Michael Miora, M. E. Kabay, and Bernie Cowens)

Chapter 57: Data Backups and Archives (M. E. Kabay and Don Holden)

Chapter 58: Business Continuity Planning (Michael Miora)

Chapter 59: Disaster Recovery (Michael Miora)

Chapter 60: Insurance Relief (Robert A. Parisi, Jr., John F. Mullen and Kevin Apollo)

Chapter 61 Working with Law Enforcement (David A. Land)


Chapter 62 Quantitative Risk Assessment and Risk Management (Robert V. Jacobson & Susan Baumes)

Chapter 63: Management Responsibilities and Liabilities (Carl Hallberg, M. E. Kabay, Bridgitt Robertson, and Arthur E. Hutt)

Chapter 64: US Legal and Regulatory Security Issues (Timothy Virtue)

Chapter 65: The Role of the CISO (Karen F. Worstell)

Chapter 66: Developing Security Policies (M. E. Kabay and Sean Kelley)

Chapter 67 Developing Classification Policies For Data (Karthik Raman, Kevin Beets, And M. E. Kabay)

Chapter 68: Outsourcing and Security (Kip Boyle, Michael Buglewicz, and Steven Lovaas)


Chapter 69: Privacy in Cyberspace: US and European Perspectives (Henry L. Judy, Scott L. David, Benjamin S. Hayes, Jeffrey B. Ritter, Marc Rotenberg and M. E. Kabay)

Chapter 70: Anonymity and Identity in Cyberspace (M. E. Kabay, Eric Salveggio, Robert Guess, and Russell D. Rosco)

Chapter 71: Healthcare Security and Privacy (Paul Brusil)

Chapter 72: Legal and Policy Issues of Censorship and Content Filtering (Lee Tien, Seth Finkelstein, and Steven Lovaas)

Chapter 73: Expert Witnesses and the Daubert Challenge (Chey Cobb)

Chapter 74: Professional Certification and Training in Information Assurance (M. E. Kabay, Christopher Christian, Kevin Henry and Sondra Schneider)

Chapter 75 Undergraduate and Graduate Education in Information Assurance (Vic Maconachy and Seymour Bosworth)

Chapter 76: The Future of Information Assurance (Jeremy A. Hansen)


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