Network Security : A Practical Guide (Computer Weekly Professional Series)
Owen PooleISBN: 0750650338; 9780750650335;
Network Security: a practical guide provides a comprehensive review of network security issues, with relevance to corporate networks, from both an administrative and user perspective. It is particularly suited to IS executives, administrators and managers who wish to review their own network security procedures or for those who simply want to learn more about the network security issues that face their organization. The book covers a broad range of issues, starting with an assessment ofnetwork security, including the financial implications of security breaches, and moving on to discuss the different types of security threats facing computer networks. Particular attention is also given to the legal framework for network security. Attention is then turned to increasing security awareness and readiness, including system configuration, acceptable use, business continuity, and explaining technical solutions available such as firewalls and content control. ...