Network Security A Beginner's Guide 3/E by Eric Maiwald

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Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional

Defend your network against a wide range of existing and emerging threats. Written by a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field, Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition is fully updated to include the latest and most effective security strategies.

You'll learn about the four basic types of attacks, how hackers exploit them, and how to implement information security services to protect information and systems. Perimeter, monitoring, and encryption technologies are discussed in detail. The book explains how to create and deploy an effective security policy, manage and assess risk, and perform audits. Information security best practices and standards, including ISO/IEC 27002, are covered in this practical resource.

Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition features:

Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience Budget Note--Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization's budget In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

About Eric Maiwald

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Eric Maiwald is Vice President and Research Director for Gartner, Inc., a global IT research and advisory company. His 20+ years of industry experience include serving as security officer and consultant for large financial institutions, healthcare providers, services firms, and manufacturers. Maiwald is an inventor with several patents, including Method for Establishing Trust in a Computer Networks via Association, Apparatus and Method for Providing Network Security, and Apparatus and Method for Providing Multi-level Security for Communications among Computers and Terminals on a Network. He is a regular speaker at RSA, Infosec World, Gartner's Catalyst conferences, and a keynote speaker for other industry conferences. Maiwald is the author of the first and second editions of "Network Security: A Beginner's Guide" and of "Fundamentals of Network Security" and is coauthor of "Security Planning & Disaster Recovery".
Published October 16, 2012 by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media. 336 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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