Description : GUIDE TO NETWORK DEFENSE AND COUNTERMEASURES provides a thorough guide to perimeter defense fundamentals, including intrusion detection and firewalls. This trusted text also covers more advanced topics such as security policies, network address translation (NAT), packet filtering and analysis, proxy servers, virtual private networks (VPN), and network traffic signatures. Thoroughly updated, the new third edition reflects the latest technology, trends, and techniques including virtualization, VMware, IPv6, and ICMPv6 structure, making it easier for current and aspiring professionals to stay on the cutting edge and one step ahead of potential security threats. A clear writing style and numerous screenshots and illustrations make even complex technical material easier to understand, while tips, activities, and projects throughout the text allow you to hone your skills by applying what you learn. Perfect for students and professionals alike in this high-demand, fast-growing field, GUIDE TO NETWORK DEFENSE AND COUNTERMEASURES, Third Edition, is a must-have resource for success as a network security professional.
Description : Guide to Network Defense and Countermeasures, 2E is the second of two books that are required for Level One of the Security Certified Program (SCP). This edition has been revised with updated content and maps clearly to the exam objectives for the current Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP) exam. Although the primary emphasis is on intrusion detection, the book also covers such essential practices as developing a security policy and then implementing that policy by performing Network Address Translation, setting up packet filtering, and installing proxy servers, firewalls, and virtual private networks.
Description : Guide to Network Defense and Countermeasures examines the practice of intrusion detection, which encompasses virtually all aspects of network security. As more businesses and organizations use the Internet for day-to-day communications, they can use intrusion-detection techniques to deter attacks, detect intrusion attempts, respond to break-ins, assess the damage of hack attacks, and locate and prosecute intruders. Guide to Network Defense and Countermeasures includes coverage of intrusion, detection design and implementation, firewalls design and implementation, virtual private networks (VPNs), packet filters, and network traffic signatures. In addition, this text prepares students to take the Network Defense and Countermeasures exam, which is the second exam for the Security Certified Professional (SCP) Certification.