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Cisco(R) PIX (TM) Firewalls

Cisco(R) PIX (TM) Firewalls
Author: Richard Deal
ISBN 13: 9780072225235
ISBN 10: 72225238
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Publication Date: 2002-10-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 537
List Price: $49.99

Your one-stop Cisco PIX Firewalls resource

Develop a well-thought-out security solution that can easily integrate with your current network, is flexible enough to accommodate changes in your network, and is still easy to monitor and maintain. Author Richard Deal delivers pertinent, up-to-date information on installing and maintaining the Cisco PIX Firewall and on mastering the Cisco PIX Firewall security certification. Eliminate security risks whether you're working at a home desktop or protecting an enterprise-class corporation. Learn to maximize performance and reliability. Plus, take advantage of PIX management features and the Virtual Private Networks—all with the help of this professional resource.

  • Meet security needs without impairing a company's business plan or goals
  • Defend your network against reconnaissance, denial-of-service, and access attacks
  • Understand the adaptive security algorithm, PIX Device Manager, and other Cisco security components
  • Support IPSec and Virtual Private Network services
  • Deploy security policies uniformly across all devices in your network
  • Discover simple installation and configuration techniques to minimize start-up investment
  • Take into account departmental needs and corporate organization
  • Control inbound and outbound traffic through connection table entries
  • Maintain secure perimeters by working with source and destination addresses, TCP sequence and port numbers, and TCP flags

Richard A. Deal operates his own company, The Deal Group Inc., recently relocated to Orlando, FL. He has almost 15 years experience in the computing and networking industry including networking, training, systems administration, and programming. In addition to a BS in Mathematics and Literature from Grove City College, Richard has certifications from Cisco: Cisco instructor, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP). As a Cisco instructor, Richard teaches 9 different Cisco classes.