Date Added: Mar 2011
Network security is an intriguing field which perplexes many and escapes more. Unfortunately, the issues surrounding network security are not such that the authors can afford for people either to ignore or to disregard policy and precautions put in place to protect users of a computer network. Network security is a difficult problem. As time progresses, user-bases increase dramatically and with them they bring application diversity and a larger variation in knowledge. Professionals in the I.T. industry are as guilty of ignorance as young children or the elderly when it comes to threats to security posed by networks.