Comprehensive up-to-date survey of cryptography, authentication, and digital signatures.
Gives the students a solid yet concise overview of the fundamental algorithms and techniques underlying network security.
Integrated, comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of Internet-based security tools and applications.
This is the only book that provides this coverage.
Unified, comprehensive treatment of mutual trust topics.
Key management and user authentication are fundamental to the successful use of cryptographic services. This treatment gives the student a systematic and comprehensive understanding of the issues involved. See Chapter Four.
Excellent collection of homework problems.
Approximately 150 problems reinforce material in the text and also introduce new concepts and techniques. Problems are included at the end of each chapter.
Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of IP Security.
IPSec is one of the most complex, and one of the most important, new network security standards. This book gives a clear and detailed technical treatment of the topic. Chapter 8 is devoted to IPSec.
Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of wireless network Security.
The student gains an understanding of the importance of this topic. Chapter 6 is devoted to this topic.
Coverage of both PGP and S/MIME for electronic mail security.
These are the two most important approaches to email security. The book gives the student an understanding of both schemes at a detailed, technical level. Chapter 7 is devoted to PGP and S/MIME.
Unequalled support for projects.
For many instructors, an important component of a course is a project or set of projects that offers students hands-on experience to help reinforce concepts from the text. This book provides unparalleled support in that area. The Instructor's Manual includes guidance on how to assign and structure the projects, and includes a set of suggested projects that covers a broad range of topics from the text. The following types of projects are supported in the Instructor's Projects Manual:
Comprehensive and unified discussion of intruders and viruses.
The threats of intruders (hackers) and viruses are distinct, but there are also similarities. By treating the two in successive chapters and in a unified way, the student gains a greater understanding of both topics. See Chapters 9 & 10.
Treatment of firewalls.
Firewalls are an integral part of any network security capability. See Chapter 11.
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Wiliiam Stallings' Network Security: Applications and Standards, 4/e is a practical survey of network security applications and standards, with unmatched support for instructors and students.
In this age of universal electronic connectivity, viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud, security is paramount. Network Security: Applications and Standards, 4/e provides a practical survey of network security applications and standards, with an emphasis on applications that are widely used on the Internet and for corporate networks. An unparalleled support package for instructors and students ensures a successful teaching and learning experience.
Adapted from Cryptography and Network Security, Fifth Edition, this text covers the same topics but with a much more concise treatment of cryptography. Network Security, 4/e also covers SNMP security, which is not covered in the fifth edition.
Highlights include: expanded coverage of pseudorandom number generation; new coverage of federated identity, HTTPS, Secure Shell (SSH) and wireless network security; completely rewritten and updated coverage of IPsec; and a new chapter on legal and ethical issues.
About the Author
Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Computer Security Concepts
1.2 The OSI Security Architecture
1.3 Security Attacks
1.4 Security Services
1.5 Security Mechanisms
1.6 A Model for Network Security
1.8 Outline of This Book
1.9 Recommended Reading
1.10 Internet and Web Resources
1.11 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
PART ONE CRYPTOGRAPHY
Chapter 2 Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality
2.1 Symmetric Encryption Principles
2.2 Symmetric Block Encryption Algorithms
2.3 Random and Pseudorandom Numbers
2.4 Stream Ciphers and RC4
2.5 Cipher Block Modes of Operation
2.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
2.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 3 Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication
3.1 Approaches to Message Authentication
3.2 Secure Hash Functions
3.3 Message Authentication Codes
3.4 Public Key Cryptography Principles
3.5 Public-Key Cryptography Algorithms
3.6 Digital Signatures
3.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
3.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
PART TWO NETWORK SECURITY APPLICATIONS
Chapter 4 Key Distribution and User Authentication
4.1 Symmetric Key Distribution Using Symmetric Encryption
4.3 Key Distribution Using Asymmetric Encryption
4.4 X.509 Certificates
4.5 Public Key Infrastructure
4.6 Federated Identity Management
4.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
4.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 5 Transport-Level Security
5.1 Web Security Issues
5.2 Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
5.3 Transport Layer Security (TLS)
5.5 Secure Shell (SSH)
5.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
5.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 6 Wireless Network Security
6.1 IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Overview
6.2 IEEE 802.11i Wireless LAN Security
6.3 Wireless Application Protocol Overview
6.4 Wireless Transport Layer Security
6.5 WAP End-to-End Security
6.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
6.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 7 Electronic Mail Security
7.1 Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
7.3 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)
7.4 Recommended Web Sites
7.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Appendix 7A: Radix-64 Conversion
Chapter 8 IP Security
8.1 IP Security Overview
8.2 IP Security Policy
8.3 Encapsulating Security Payload
8.4 Combining Security Associations
8.5 Internet Key Exchange
8.6 Cryptographic Suites
8.7 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
8.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
PART THREE SYSTEM SECURITY
Chapter 9 Intruders
9.2 Intrusion Detection
9.3 Password Management
9.4 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
9.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Appendix 9A The Base-Rate Fallacy
Chapter 10 Malicious Software
10.1 Types of Malicious Software
10.3 Virus Countermeasures
10.5 Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
10.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
10.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 11 Firewalls
11.1 The Need for Firewalls
11.2 Firewall Characteristics
11.3 Types of Firewalls
11.4 Firewall Basing
11.5 Firewall Location and Configurations
11.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
11.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Appendix A Some Aspects of Number Theory
A.1 Prime and Relatively Prime Numbers
A.2 Modular Arithmetic
Appendix B Projects for Teaching Network Security
B.1 Research Projects
B.2 Hacking Project
B.3 Programming Projects
B.4 Laboratory Exercises
B.5 Practical Security Assessments
B.6 Writing Assignments
B.7 Reading/Report Assignments
Chapter 12 Network Management Security
12.1 Basic Concepts of SNMP
12.2 SNMPv1 Community Facility
12.4 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
12.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Chapter 13 Legal and Ethical Issues
13.1 Cybercrime and Computer Crime
13.2 Intellectual Property
13.4 Ethical Issues
13.5 Recommended Reading and Web Sites
13.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Appendix C Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations
C.1 The Importance of Standards
C.2 Internet Standards and the Internet Society
C.3 National Institute of Standards and Technology
Appendix D TCP/IP and OSI
D.1 Protocols and Protocol Architectures
D.2 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
D.3 The Role of an Internet Protocol
D.6 The OSI Protocol Architecture
Appendix E Pseudorandom Number Generation
E.1 PRNG Requirements
E.2 PRNG Using a Block Cipher
E.3 PRNG Using a Hash Function or Message Authentication Code
Appendix F Kerberos Encryption Techniques
F.1 Password-to-Key Transformation
F.2 Propagating Cipher Block Chaining Mode
Appendix G Data Compression Using ZIP
Appendix H PGP Random Number Generation
LIST OF ACRONYMS
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