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Computer Communications and Networks

Guide to Computer Network Security

Authors: Kizza, Joseph Migga

  • Fully revised and updated new edition, covering the latest developments in virtualization, cloud computing, mobile systems, and the Internet of Things
  • Includes both quick and more advanced exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as an entire chapter devoted to laboratory exercises
  • Provides supporting material for instructors and students at an associated website, including slides, lab projects, and answers to selected exercises
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-55606-2
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About this Textbook

This fully revised and updated new edition of the definitive text/reference on computer network and information security presents a comprehensive guide to the repertoire of security tools, algorithms and best practices mandated by the technology we depend on. Topics and features: highlights the magnitude of the vulnerabilities, weaknesses and loopholes inherent in computer networks; discusses how to develop effective security solutions, protocols, and best practices for the modern computing environment; examines the role of legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securing computing and mobile systems; describes the burning security issues brought about by the advent of the Internet of Things and the eroding boundaries between enterprise and home networks (NEW); provides both quickly workable and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter, with one chapter devoted entirely to hands-on exercises; supplies additional support materials for instructors at an associated website.

About the authors

Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is Head and Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and past Director of the Center for Information Security and Assurance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN, USA. Among his other publications are the successful Springer textbooks Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age and Ethics in Computing: A Concise Module.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • Computer Network Fundamentals

    Kizza, Joseph Migga

    Pages 3-40

  • Computer Network Security Fundamentals

    Kizza, Joseph Migga

    Pages 41-57

  • Security Threats and Threat Motives to Computer Networks

    Kizza, Joseph Migga

    Pages 61-86

  • Introduction to Computer Network Vulnerabilities

    Kizza, Joseph Migga

    Pages 87-103

  • Cyber Crimes and Hackers

    Kizza, Joseph Migga

    Pages 105-131

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-55606-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $69.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-55605-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Computer Network Security
Authors
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-55606-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-55606-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-55605-5
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XXIV, 569
Number of Illustrations and Tables
111 b/w illustrations
Topics