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Network Security, Firewalls and VPNs, Second Edition

Author(s): J. Michael Stewart, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CND, Sec+, Net+, CISSP, CISM, CFR
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284031676
  • Paperback    490 pages      © 2014
Price: $99.95 US List
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Fully revised and updated with the latest data from the field, Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs, Second Edition provides a unique, in-depth look at the major business challenges and threats that are introduced when an organization’s network is connected to the public Internet. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare the reader to disarm threats and prepare for emerging technologies and future attacks.

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Features & Benefits

  • Available with the Virtual Security Cloud Labs which provide a hands-on, immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios
  • Introduces the basics of network security—exploring the details of firewall security and how VPNs operate
  • Illustrates how to plan proper network security to combat hackers and outside threats
  • Discusses firewall configuration and deployment and managing firewall security
  • Identifies how to secure local and internet communications with a VPN

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Written for IT students and professionals eager to learn more about major business challenges and threats that are introduced when an organization’s network is connected to the public Internet and how to institute network security and protection.

Chapter  1 Network Security Fundamentals  
Chapter  2 Firewall Fundamentals  
Chapter  3 VPN Fundamentals  
Chapter  4 Network Security Threats and Issues  
Chapter  5 Network Security Implementation  
Chapter  6 Network Security Management  
Chapter  7 Exploring the Depths of Firewalls   
Chapter  8 Firewall Deployment Considerations  
Chapter  9 Firewall Management and Security Concerns  
Chapter  10 Using Common Firewalls  
Chapter  11 VPN Management  
Chapter  12 VPN Technologies  
Chapter  13 Firewall Implementation: A Thorough Case Study  
Chapter  14 VPN Implementation: A Thorough Case Study  
Chapter  15 Network Security Resources, and the Future  

J. Michael Stewart-CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CND, Sec+, Net+, CISSP, CISM, CFR

James Michael Stewart has been working with computers and technology for more than 25 years. His work focuses on security, certification, and various operating systems. Recently, Michael has been teaching job-skill and certification courses such as CISSP, CEH, and Security+. He is the primary author on the CISSP Study Guide 4th Edition and the Security+ 2008 Review Guide. In addition, Michael has written numerous books on other security and Microsoft certification and administration topics. He has developed certification courseware and training materials as well as presented these materials in the classroom. Michael holds the following certifications: CISSP, ISSAP, SSCP, MCT, CEI, CEH, TICSA, CIW SA, Security+, MCSE+Security Windows 2000, MCSA Windows Sever 2003, MCDST, MCSE NT & W2K, MCP+I, Network+, iNet+. He graduated in 1992 from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy.

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ISBN-13: 9781284031676

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