The 2nd edition of this handbook of computer and information security serves as a professional reference and practitioner’s guide provides the most complete view of computer security and privacy available. It offers in-depth coverage of security theory, technology, and practice as they relate to established technologies as well as recent advancements. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of security issues. Individual chapters are authored by leading experts in the field and address the immediate and long-term challenges in the authors’ respective areas of expertise.
The book is organized into nine parts composed of 61 contributed chapters by leading experts in the areas of networking and systems security; information management; cyber warfare and security; encryption technology; privacy; data storage; physical security; and a host of advanced security topics. New to this edition are chapters on intrusion detection, securing the cloud, securing web apps, ethical hacking, cyber forensics, physical security, disaster recovery, cyber attack deterrence, and more.
Chapters contributed by leaders in the field cover theory and practice of computer security technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise.
This book's comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of security issues facilitates learning and allows the reader to remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints.
Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the readers grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I Overview of System and Network Security: A Comprehensive Introduction
Part II Managing Information Security
Part III Encryption Technology
Part IV Privacy and Access Management
Part V Storage Security
Part VI Physical Security
Part VII Advanced Security
Part VIII Appendices