Print this page Share

Network Security Bible

ISBN: 978-0-7645-8915-7
694 pages
January 2005
Network Security Bible (0764589156) cover image


  • A must for working network and security professionals as well as anyone in IS seeking to build competence in the increasingly important field of security
  • Written by three high-profile experts, including Eric Cole, an ex-CIA security guru who appears regularly on CNN and elsewhere in the media, and Ronald Krutz, a security pioneer who cowrote The CISSP Prep Guide and other security bestsellers
  • Covers everything from basic security principles and practices to the latest security threats and responses, including proven methods for diagnosing network vulnerabilities and insider secrets for boosting security effectiveness
See More

Table of Contents



Part I: Security Principles and Practices.

Chapter 1: Information System Security Principles.

Chapter 2: Information System Security Management.

Chapter 3: Access Control Considerations.

Part II: Operating Systems and Applications.

Chapter 4: Windows Security.

Chapter 5: UNIX and Linux Security.

Chapter 6: Web Browser and Client Security.

Chapter 7: Web Security.

Chapter 8: E-mail Security.

Chapter 9: Domain Name System.

Chapter 10: Server Security.

Part III: Network Security Fundamentals.

Chapter 11: Network Protocols.

Chapter 12: Wireless Security.

Chapter 13: Network Architecture Fundamentals.

Part IV: Communications.

Chapter 14: Secret Communication.

Chapter 15: Covert Communication.

Chapter 16: Applications of Secure/Covert Communication.

Part V: The Security Threat and the Response.

Chapter 17: Intrusion Detection and Response.

Chapter 18: Security Assessments, Testing, and Evaluation.

Chapter 19: Putting Everything Together.


See More

Author Information

Eric Cole, PhD, has appeared as a security expert on CBS News, 60 Minutes, and CNN Headline News.

Ronald Krutz, PhD, is the founder of the Carnegie Mellon Research Institute Cybersecurity Center.

James W. Conley has been a security officer in the United States Navy and a senior security specialist on CIA development efforts.

See More

Related Titles

Back to Top