by Michael E. Whitman,
Herbert J. Mattord,
Guide to Network Security 1st Edition is a great book for anyone who wants to learn computer networking and online security. Network advisors, security analysts and system engineers can sharp their networking skills with this awesome networking book. Four great minds Michael E. Whitman, Herbert J. Mattord, David Mackey and Andrew Green are behind this book. This book covers each and everything of computer networking from basic to advanced level. It begins with an overview of information, network, and web security, emphasizing the role of data communications and encryption. At the middle, it explores network perimeter defense technologies and methods, including access controls, firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems, as well as applied cryptography in public key infrastructure, wireless security, and web commerce.
In the last few chapters, the authors cover additional topics relevant for information security practitioners, such as assessing network security, professional careers in the field, and contingency planning. With the help of this book, IT professionals can help organizations to protect critical information assets and secure their systems and networks. Overall it is a great book on networking and online security and we highly recommend it. You can also Download Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World by Bruce Schneier PDF.