Security Sage's Guide to Hardening the Network Infrastructure
Erik Pace Birkholz, Brian Kenyon, Steven AndreISBN: 1931836019; 9781931836012;
Security Sage's Guide to Hardening the Network Infrastructure will be the only publication that provides security and Information Technology (IT) professionals an in-depth and comprehensive view of network devices, protocols and architectures. It provides detailed guidance on real-world network threats and exposures. While most network security books focus on ancillary topics, such as operating systems, RDBMS, groupware, and other applications, this book will concentrate strictly on the nuts and bolts of networks, such as routers, firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and the networking protocols that work in congress with them. It has over 200 pages dedicated to the most up-to-date network layer attacks and mitigation techniques across an wide assortment of vendors and not just the typical attention paid to market leaders such as Cisco and Checkpoint. This expanded breadth will help reach a wider range of network engineers who may not have the budget to purchase and install...