Details about Guide to Firewalls and VPNs 3rd edition
Guide to Firewalls and VPNs 3rd edition PDF free download – This book provides an introduction to firewalls and certain network security components that can work together to create an in-depth defensive perimeter around a Local Area Network (LAN). Firewalls are among the best-known security tools in use today, and they are growing in popularity among the general public as well as among Information Technology professionals. However, firewalls work most effectively when they are backed by effective security planning and a well-designed security policy as well as when they work in concert with other tools. Accordingly, this book examines firewalls within the context of the other elements needed for effective perimeter security and security within a network. These elements include packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, bastion hosts, virtual private networks (VPNs), and log file maintenance.
Guide to Firewalls and VPNs, Third Edition provides faculty and students with a single resource that combines the managerial background for successful network security administration with the technical knowledge needed to design, select, and implement many common networking defenses. This book covers the policy, procedures, and managerial approaches needed to build a network defense program as well as the technical background essential to networking, and then progresses through the technical controls needed for network defense, such as firewalls and VPNs.