Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World

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PTR Prentice Hall, 1995 - 504 pagine
The classic guide to network security, now fully updated for the standards and technologies!

-- Extensive new coverage, including PKI, IPSec, SSL, Web security, and AES.

-- Definitive introduction to cryptography, authentication, and major standards.

-- First edition was honored by Network Magazine as one of the Top 10 Most Useful networking books!

The leading introduction to network security for computer professionals has been completely updated for the latest standards and technologies. Network Security examines the state of computer network security - what works, what doesn't, and why. The authors explain clearly the cryptographic algorithms on which most network data systems depend. The book describes classic security pitfalls and how to avoid them when designing protocols. The authors go beyond documenting standards and technology; they contrast competing schemes, explain weaknesses and strengths, and describe common mistakes people make when intending to design secure systems. The Second Edition features extensive coverage of IPSec and security in virtual private networks. It also examines web security in-depth. In addition, there is extensive treatment of AES advanced encryption standard the new government-mandated encryption standard. And finally there is thorough coverage of the latest developments in public key cryptography.

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The authors offer a meaty survey of computer security in three broad sections. Opening with cryptography, they describe the meaning of keys and algorithms-a difficult task, requiring a bit of math ... Leggi recensione completa


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Charlie Kaufman's latest film, Human Nature, is currently in production. He lives in Los Angeles.

Perlman has been designing distributed algorithms for Digital Equipment Corporation for over ten years. She holds numerous patents in the field and a Ph.D. from MIT.

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