Guide to Computer Network Security

 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • 5. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 22. Mai 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • XXIV, 600 Seiten
978-3-030-38140-0 (ISBN)
 

This timely textbook presents a comprehensive guide to the core topics in cybersecurity, covering issues of security that extend beyond traditional computer networks to the ubiquitous mobile communications and online social networks that have become part of our daily lives. In the context of our growing dependence on an ever-changing digital ecosystem, this book stresses the importance of security awareness, whether in our homes, our businesses, or our public spaces.

This fully updated new edition features new material on the security issues raised by blockchain technology, and its use in logistics, digital ledgers, payments systems, and digital contracts.

Topics and features:

  • Explores the full range of security risks and vulnerabilities in all connected digital systems
  • Inspires debate over future developments and improvements necessary to enhance the security of personal, public, and private enterprise systems
  • Raises thought-provoking questions regarding legislative, legal, social, technical, and ethical challenges, such as the tension between privacy and security
  • Describes the fundamentals of traditional computer network security, and common threats to security
  • Reviews the current landscape of tools, algorithms, and professional best practices in use to maintain security of digital systems
  • Discusses the security issues introduced by the latest generation of network technologies, including mobile systems, cloud computing, and blockchain
  • Presents exercises of varying levels of difficulty at the end of each chapter, and concludes with a diverse selection of practical projects
  • Offers supplementary material for students and instructors at an associated website, including slides, additional projects, and syllabus suggestions

This important textbook/reference is an invaluable resource for students of computer science, engineering, and information management, as well as for practitioners working in data- and information-intensive industries.

5th ed. 2020
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
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  • 57 farbige Abbildungen, 57 farbige Tabellen, 59 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 57 Tables, color; 57 Illustrations, color; 59 Illustrations, black and white; XXIV, 600 p. 116 illus., 57 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 23.5 cm
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  • Breite: 15.5 cm
978-3-030-38140-0 (9783030381400)
10.1007/978-3-030-38141-7
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Professor Joseph Migga Kizza is the Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and a former Director of the Center for Information Security, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN, USA. Among his other publications are the successful Springer textbooks Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age and Ethical and Secure Computing: A Concise Module.

Part I: Introduction to Traditional Computer Network Security

Computer Network Fundamentals

Computer Network Security Fundamentals

Part II: Security Issues and Challenges in the Traditional Computer Network

Security Threats and Threat Motives to Computer Networks

Introduction to Computer Network Vulnerabilities

Cyber Crimes and Hackers

Scripting and Security in Computer Networks and Web Browsers

Security Assessment, Analysis, and Assurance

Part III: Dealing with Computer Network Security Challenges

Disaster Management

Access Control and Authorization

Authentication Control and Authorization

Authentication

Cryptography

Firewalls

System Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Computer and Network Forensics

Virus and Content Filtering

Standardization and Security Criteria: Security Evaluation of Computer Products

Computer Network Security Protocols

Security in Wireless Networks and Devices

Security in Sensor Networks

Other Efforts to Secure Data in Computer Networks and Beyond

Part IV: The Emergence of the Digital and Social Network Ecosystem - The Elastic Extension of the Traditional Computer Network Through Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Mobile Technologies

Virtualization Technology and Security

Cloud Computing Technology and Security

Mobile Systems and Corresponding Intractable Security Issues

Internet of Things (IoT): Growth, Challenges, and Security

Blockchains, Cryptocurrency, and Smart Contracts Technology: Security Considerations

Part V: Securing the Last Frontiers - The Home Front

Conquering the Last Frontier in the Digital Invasion: The Home Front

Part VI: Hands-On Projects

Projects

This timely textbook presents a comprehensive guide to the core topics in cybersecurity, covering issues of security that extend beyond traditional computer networks to the ubiquitous mobile communications and online social networks that have become part of our daily lives. In the context of our growing dependence on an ever-changing digital ecosystem, this book stresses the importance of security awareness, whether in our homes, our businesses, or our public spaces.

This fully updated new edition features new material on the security issues raised by blockchain technology, and its use in logistics, digital ledgers, payments systems, and digital contracts.

Topics and features:

- Explores the full range of security risks and vulnerabilities in all connected digital systems
- Inspires debate over future developments and improvements necessary to enhance the security of personal, public, and private enterprise systems
- Raises thought-provoking questions regarding legislative, legal, social, technical, and ethical challenges, such as the tension between privacy and security
- Describes the fundamentals of traditional computer network security, and common threats to security
- Reviews the current landscape of tools, algorithms, and professional best practices in use to maintain security of digital systems
- Discusses the security issues introduced by the latest generation of network technologies, including mobile systems, cloud computing, and blockchain
- Presents exercises of varying levels of difficulty at the end of each chapter, and concludes with a diverse selection of practical projects
- Offers supplementary material for students and instructors at an associated website, including slides, additional projects, and syllabus suggestions

This important textbook/reference is an invaluable resource for students of computer science, engineering, and information management, as well as for practitioners working in data- and information-intensive industries.

Professor Joseph Migga Kizza is the Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and a former Director of the Center for Information Security, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN, USA. Among his other publications are the successful Springer textbooks Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age and Ethical and Secure Computing: A Concise Module.
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