Guide to Firewalls and Network Security: Intrusion Detection and VPNs

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-09
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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This text is designed for the student and network administrator who need to learn the basics of network firewall security. It covers basic installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and presents basic firewall troubleshooting. It contains pedagogical features including chapter review questions, hands-on exercises and case projects that allow the reader to practice skills as they are learned. In addition, this text maps to the CheckPoint CCSA Certification.

Author Biography

Greg Holden has developed a following through his ability to teach highly technical subjects to novice and experienced computer users alike. He has written various books

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE Firewall Planning and Design 1(36)
CHAPTER TWO Developing a Security Policy 37(24)
CHAPTER THREE Firewall Configuration Strategies 61(40)
CHAPTER FOUR Packet Filtering 101(34)
CHAPTER FIVE Working with Proxy Servers and Application-Level Firewalls 135(36)
CHAPTER SIX Authenticating Users 171(32)
CHAPTER SEVEN Encryption and Firewalls 203(40)
CHAPTER EIGHT Choosing a Bastion Host 243(34)
CHAPTER NINE Setting Up a Virtual Private Network 277(42)
CHAPTER TEN Building Your Own Firewall 319(38)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Ongoing Administration 357(36)
APPENDIX A Security Resources 393(8)
GLOSSARY 401(12)

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