From the Back Cover
Complements your Cisco Academy course instruction in networking security!
Network Security Bible
Understand the changing security landscape
Learn the latest approaches and best practices
Secure your enterprise and data worldwide
The book you need to succeed!
If you're in charge of network security, you need this book
Since the first edition of this comprehensive guide, cyber threats have increased, the stakes have gotten higher, and what is considered state of the art security has evolved. This packed new edition, thoroughly revised to cover the very latest techniques, is the detailed wall-to-wall resource you need to keep your network secure. Understand the changing threats, find out what defense in depth means and why you need it, learn best practices, and take control with this must-have book.
Understand current threats and attacks and how they succeed
Answer 30 critical questions and see how your network security is today
Consider mission resilience and make sure your critical functions survive
Master crypto, steganography, VPN, and other covert communications
Learn effective techniques for Windows®, Linux®, browser, e-mail, and wireless security
Explore the basics of digital forensics, including evidence preservation
Do risk analysis, make a global plan, and prepare for business continuity and recovery
About the Author
Eric Cole holds a PhD and CISSP and has been a security consultant for international banks and the Fortune 500. He made his mark working for the CIA for more than seven years and as a member of the Honeynet Project. He was also a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency. He has appeared as a security expert on CBS News and 60 Minutes and is a regular security expert for CNN Headline News.