"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
From the Back Cover
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.
- Chapters contributed by leaders in the field cover theory and practice of computer security technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise.
- This book's comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of security issues facilitates learning and allows the reader to remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints.
- Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the readers grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions.