Security Investigate

Develop a comprehensive network security plan

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Executive Summary


In an age where society relies so heavily on electronic communication, the need for information security is constantly increasing. In this sample chapter from The Best Damn Firewall Book Period, take an overview of network security in general and Internet security in particular. Learn why it's necessary and how you can create a comprehensive security policy to protect your network from unauthorized access. Solutions in this chapter include:

  • Insecurity and the Internet
  • Threats and attacks
  • Security policies
  • Creating a security policy
  • Protecting information technology
  • Using SSL and Secure Shell
  • Other hardware security devices


Title: The Best Damn Firewall Book Period
ISBN: 1931836906
Published: June 2003
Authors: Dr. Thomas W. Shinder, Doug Maxwell, Cheri Amon, Robert Shimonski, Doug Maxwell, Cherie Amon, Robert J. Shimonski
Chapter: Chapter 1: Introduction to Network Security
Published by Syngress Publishing

  • Format: PDF
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