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Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World
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SECRETS AND LIES: DIGITAL SECURITY IN A NETWORKED WORLD

PAPERBACK BY SCHNEIER, BRUCE

£11.99

ISBN
9780471453802
IMPRINT
HUNGRY MINDS INC,U.S.
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
448 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
16 JAN 2004

DESCRIPTION

Bestselling author, Bruce Schneier offers his expert guidance on achieving security on a network. Internationally recognized computer security expert, Bruce Schneier offers a practical, straightforward guide to achieving security throughout computer networks. Schneier uses his extensive field experience with his own clients to dispel the myths that often mislead IT managers as they try to build secure systems. This practical guide provides readers with a better understanding of why protecting information is harder in the digital world, what they need to know to protect digital information, how to assess business and corporate security needs, and much more. This book walks the reader through the real choices they have now for digital security and how to pick and choose the right one to meet their business needs. It explains what cryptography can and can't do in achieving digital security.

CONTENTS

THE LANDSCAPE.Digital Threats.Attacks.Adversaries.Security Needs.TECHNOLOGIES.Cryptography.Cryptography in Context.Computer Security.Identification and Authentication.Networked-Computer Security.Network Security.Network Defenses.Software Reliability.Secure Hardware.Certificates and Credentials.Security Tricks.The Human Factor.STRATEGIES.Vulnerabilities and the Vulnerability Landscape.Threat Modeling and Risk Assessment.Security Policies and Countermeasures.Attack Trees.Product Testing and Verification.The Future of Products.Security Processes.Conclusion.Afterword.Resources.Index.