9780072255096

Principles of Computer Security: Security+ and Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072255096

  • ISBN10:

    0072255099

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/15/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Learn the essentials of computer and network security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for CompTIA's Security+ certification exam, plus coverage of the (ISC)2 SSCP certification, which focuses on best practices, roles, and responsibilities of security experts. Written and edited by leaders in the IT security field, this text explains the fundamentals of communication, infrastructure, and operational security. You'll also get details on methods to defend your computer systems and networks and how to prevent attacks.

Author Biography

Chuck Cothren is a research scientist at UTSA CIAS, and currently serves on the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)'s Alamo Chapter Board of Directors.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction and Security Trends

2: General Security Concepts

3: Operational/ Organizational Security

4: The Role of People in Security

5: Cryptography

6: Public Key Infrastructure

7: Standards and Protocols

8: The Impact of Physical Security on Network Security

9: Network Fundamentals

10: Infrastructure Security

11: Remote Access

12: Wireless and Instant Messaging

13: Intrusion Detection Systems

14: Security Baselines

15: Attacks and Malware

16: E-mail

17: Web Components

18: Software Development

19: Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies

20: Risk Management

21: Change Management

22: Privilege Management

23: Computer Forensics

24: Security and Law

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B: About the Security+ Exam

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