The Basics of Information Security : Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

By: Andress, JasonMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (190 p.)ISBN: 9781597496544Subject(s): Computer networks - Security measures | Computer networks -- Security measures | Computer security | Computer security | Information resources management | Information resources managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Basics of Information Security : Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and PracticeDDC classification: 005.8 LOC classification: QA76.9.A25 A5453 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
FRONT COVER; THE BASICS OF INFORMATION SECURITY; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; ABOUT THE TECHNICAL EDITOR; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 What is Information Security?; Introduction; What is security?; Models for discussing security issues; Attacks; Defense in depth; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 2 Identification and Authentication; Introduction; Identification; Authentication; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 3 Authorization and Access Control; Introduction; Authorization; Access control; Access control methodologies; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography
CHAPTER 4 Auditing and AccountabilityIntroduction; Accountability; Auditing; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 5 Cryptography; Introduction; History; Modern cryptographic tools; Protecting data at rest, in motion, and in use; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 6 Operations Security; Introduction; Origins of operations security; The operations security process; Laws of operations security; Operations security in our personal lives; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 7 Physical Security; Introduction; Physical security controls; Protecting people; Protecting data
Protecting equipmentSummary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 8 Network Security; Introduction; Protecting networks; Protecting network traffic; Network security tools; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 9 Operating System Security; Introduction; Operating system hardening; Protecting against malware; Software firewalls and host intrusion detection; Operating system security tools; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 10 Application Security; Introduction; Software development vulnerabilities; Web security; Database security; Application security tools; Summary; Exercises
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Summary: As part of the Syngress Basics series, <i>The Basics of Information Security</i> provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. It covers the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Then it dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security. <br><br><ul><li>Learn about information security without wading through huge manuals</li><li>Covers both theoretical and practical aspects of inf
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FRONT COVER; THE BASICS OF INFORMATION SECURITY; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; ABOUT THE TECHNICAL EDITOR; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 What is Information Security?; Introduction; What is security?; Models for discussing security issues; Attacks; Defense in depth; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 2 Identification and Authentication; Introduction; Identification; Authentication; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 3 Authorization and Access Control; Introduction; Authorization; Access control; Access control methodologies; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography

CHAPTER 4 Auditing and AccountabilityIntroduction; Accountability; Auditing; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 5 Cryptography; Introduction; History; Modern cryptographic tools; Protecting data at rest, in motion, and in use; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 6 Operations Security; Introduction; Origins of operations security; The operations security process; Laws of operations security; Operations security in our personal lives; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 7 Physical Security; Introduction; Physical security controls; Protecting people; Protecting data

Protecting equipmentSummary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 8 Network Security; Introduction; Protecting networks; Protecting network traffic; Network security tools; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 9 Operating System Security; Introduction; Operating system hardening; Protecting against malware; Software firewalls and host intrusion detection; Operating system security tools; Summary; Exercises; Bibliography; CHAPTER 10 Application Security; Introduction; Software development vulnerabilities; Web security; Database security; Application security tools; Summary; Exercises

BibliographyINDEX

As part of the Syngress Basics series, <i>The Basics of Information Security</i> provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. It covers the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Then it dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security. <br><br><ul><li>Learn about information security without wading through huge manuals</li><li>Covers both theoretical and practical aspects of inf

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