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Network Security: The Complete Reference

Network Security: The Complete Reference
Author: Mark Rhodes-Ousley - Roberta Bragg - Keith Strassb
ISBN 13: 9780072226973
ISBN 10: 72226978
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 896
List Price: $70.00

The Most Authoritative Volume Available on Network Security

Includes a Security Dictionary and contributions from topical experts!

The solution to today's computer system security ills will only be solved when organizations obtain and implement a network security program. This comprehensive resource provides all the information necessary to formulate strategies to reach that goal. Learn to plan, implement, and maintain a secure network, and protect confidential information such as customer lists, credit card numbers, and stockholder names, and addresses. Prevent the attack or theft of specialized information such as trade secrets, formulas, production details, and other intellectual property. Network Security: The Complete Reference provides critical strategies, concepts, techniques, and solutions to keep your network system secure.

  • Learn what it takes to build a solid security architecture
  • Manage and control all access points to your digital data
  • Anticipate incidents using risk analysis, threat definition, and vulnerability assessment
  • Secure confidentiality, integrity, privacy, and availability
  • Understand how HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and other security legislation affects you
  • Learn about a California law that requires compliance from all organizations, no matter what state they reside in

Technical Experts:

  • Dr. Nick Efford & Steve Wright, Windows .NET Security
  • Ken Pfeil, Physical Security
  • Ben Rothke, Operating System Security
  • Roger A. Grimes, Intrusion Detection
  • Anil Desai & Rob Kraft, Database Security
  • Ole Drews Jensen, Router & Device Security
  • Dr. Andrew A. Vladimirov & Stephen Prendergast, Wireless Security
  • Michael Howard, Secure Software
  • Thaddeus Fortenberry & Eric Maiwald, VPN Security
  • Michael O'Dea, Windows Security
  • Brian Buege, Michael Judd & Jim Keogh, J2EE Security
  • Bernard Chapple, Disaster Recovery
  • Glen Carty & Steve Thomas, Novell Security
  • Christian Genetski & Curtis Karnow, Legal Issues
  • Curtis W. Rose, Incident Response & Computer Forensics
  • Thomas Knox & Robert Clugston, Linux/UNIX Security
  • Barak Weicheselbaum, Application Security

Roberta Bragg (CISSP, MCSE: Security; Security+, ETI Client Server, Certified Technical Trainer, IBM Certified Trainer, DB2-UDB, Citrix Certified Administrator) has been a Security Advisor columnist for Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine for five years, is a Security Expert for SearchWin2000.com, and writes for the “SecurityWatch” newsletter, which has more than 55,000 subscribers. Roberta designed, planned, produced, and participated in the first Windows Security Summit, held in Seattle, Washington, in 2002. In September and October of 2002, Roberta was an instructor for four sessions of SANS Gold Standard Windows 2000 Training. Roberta has participated in numerous security audits and is a security evangelist traveling all over the world consulting, assessing, and training on network and Windows security. Roberta has served as adjunct faculty at Seattle Pacific University and at Johnson County Community College teaching courses on Windows 2000 Security Design and Network Security Design.

Mark Rhodes-Ousley (CISSP) has been a practicing security professional for more than ten years. Mark has advised, designed, and installed security technologies and policies for dozens of companies, including Fortune 500 companies, large, medium-sized, and many small companies. All this experience with companies in different stages of growth leads to a unique perspective on how to manage security for a growing company—where to begin, what to do when moving forward, and how to plan for future growth. Mark holds certifications from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, known as (ISC)2, Cisco Systems, Security Dynamics, Raptor Systems, Hewlett Packard, and Digital Equipment Corporation, along with a Bachelor degree in Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

Keith Strassberg (CPA, CISSP) is an independent security consultant with more than seven years of experience in information security. Most recently, he worked as a senior security engineer for a mid-sized technology consulting company. Keith’s professional experiences cover all facets of information security, including, but not limited to, designing and deploying secure infrastructures, implementing firewalls and intrusion detection systems, performing computer forensic investigations, developing policies and procedures, and performing vulnerability testing.