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Network Security For Dummies
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Network Security For Dummies (Paperback)

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Synopsis

CNN is reporting that a vicious new virus is wreaking havoc on the world s computer networks. Somebody s hacked one of your favorite Web sites and stolen thousands of credit card numbers. The FBI just released a new report on computer crime that s got you shaking in your boots. The experts will tell you that keeping your network safe from the cyber-wolves howling after your assets is complicated, expensive, and best left to them. But the truth is, anybody with a working knowledge of networks and computers can do just about everything necessary to defend their network against most security threats.

Network Security For Dummies arms you with quick, easy, low-cost solutions to all your network security concerns. Whether your network consists of one computer with a high-speed Internet connection or hundreds of workstations distributed across dozens of locations, you ll find what you need to confidently:









Identify your network s security weaknesses

Install an intrusion detection system

Use simple, economical techniques to secure your data

Defend against viruses

Keep hackers at bay

Plug security holes in individual applications

Build a secure network from scratch





Leading national expert Chey Cobb fills you in on the basics of data security, and he explains more complex options you can use to keep your network safe as your grow your business. Among other things, you ll explore:









Developing risk assessments and security plans

Choosing controls without breaking the bank

Anti-virus software, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and access controls

Addressing Unix, Windows and Mac security issues

Patching holes in email, databases, Windows Media Player, NetMeeting, AOL Instant Messenger, and other individual applications

Securing a wireless network

E-Commerce security

Incident response and disaster recovery





Whether you run a storefront tax preparing business or you re the network administrator at a multinational accounting giant, your computer assets are your business. Let Network Security For Dummies provide you with proven strategies and techniques for keeping your precious assets safe.

Computing & ITComputer networking & communicationsNetwork securityComputing & ITComputer securityComputer fraud & hackingComputing & ITComputer securityData encryption Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 24/10/2002 ISBN-13: 9780764516795  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Chey Cobb, CISSP, has trained CIA and NSA personnel in computer security, held a Top Secret clearance for the U.S. intelligence community, and helped develop government security policies and procedures.

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