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"I believe that this book contains something for everyone no matter what your experience level or specialty in the information security field… I think John did a great job putting together this handbook and the team of experts to deliver this information and I would recommend this book for anyone in the information security field."--PenTestMag.com, March 2012, page 1
"[T]here is a lot of information covering many topics contained within this book making it a valuable desk reference book or a textbook for a course in Information Security. I believe that this book contains something for everyone no matter what your experience level or specialty in the information security field… I think John did a great job putting together this handbook and the team of experts to deliver this information and I would recommend this book for anyone in the information security field."--PenTest Extra, June 2012, page 54
Computer and Information Security Handbookis the culmination of over 40 chapters contributed by distinguished Computer and Information Security experts and carefully edited by John R. Vacca. The immediate and long term challenges that security professionals face are investigated. Computer Security theory, technology, advancements and practices are discussed in depth and from multiple viewpoints, enabling the implementation of practical solutions to any challenge security professionals may encounter.
Learn how to analyze risks to networks such as audit trails IP sniffing/snooping and the steps necessary to deploy appropriate countermeasures to reduce your exposure to physical and network threats. This comprehensive book will provide essential knowledge and skills needed to select, design and deploy a public key infrastructure (PKI) to secure existing and future applications. Coverage includes identifying vulnerabilities and implementing appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate threats to mission-critical processes. Techniques are explored for creating a business continuity plan (BCP) and the methodology for building an infrastructure that supports its effective implementation. This rich collection of Security practice and theory is a "must-have" for any security professional.
It is brand new as desired. Additonally, it has a hard cover making it easier to handle
The table of content is well organized, making it easy to read
John Vacca has uniquely assembled computer security topics written by specialists in their field into a useful, well-organized handbook. Read morePublished on July 20, 2009 by Jan Yokley
Being the author of many technical books himself, John Vacca knew the experts to assemble for this outstanding handbook. Read morePublished on July 18, 2009 by Lynn F. Lucas
John Vacca has hit another homerun in his latest book. All of your security bases are covered by contributions from experts in the computer security field at universities and... Read morePublished on July 13, 2009 by Sid F. Badakhsh
Vacca's newest book is wonderfully rich in detail and breadth regarding the ever important aspects of computer and data security. Read morePublished on July 12, 2009 by D. Lee