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Broadband network & device security

Author: Benjamin M Lail
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : McGraw-Hill/Osborne, ©2002.
Series: RSA Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Choosing the right tools: sercurity services and cryptography. Broadband networking technologies. Securing broadband internet access. Design scenatios.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lail, Benjamin M.
Broadband network & device security.
Berkeley, Calif. : McGraw-Hill/Osborne, ©2002
Online version:
Lail, Benjamin M.
Broadband network & device security.
Berkeley, Calif. : McGraw-Hill/Osborne, ©2002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin M Lail
ISBN: 0072194243 9780072194241
OCLC Number: 50077508
Notes: "RSA Press"--Cover.
Description: xxiii, 473 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Broadband Network Security Fundamentals --
An Overview of Broadband Communication --
A Brief History of Telecommunication --
That Was Then --
This Is Now --
What is Broadband Access? --
Existing Broadband Access Technologies --
Cable --
DSL --
Fixed Wireless --
Two-Way Satellite --
The Future of Broadband --
Fiber Optics --
The Importance of Security in Broadband Networks --
Security and the Average User --
Securing the Network Infrastructure --
Choosing the Right Tools: Security Services and Cryptography --
Security Services and Mechanisms --
Confidentiality --
Integrity --
Authentication --
Nonrepudiation --
Authorization and Access Control --
Availability --
The Basics of Cryptography --
Random Number Generation --
Symmetric-Key Cryptography --
Message Digests --
Public-Key Cryptography --
Public-Key Cryptography Standards --
Federal Information Processing Standards and Certification --
Store-and-Forward vs. Session-Based Encryption --
Choosing the Appropriate Cryptographic Tools --
Using Stream Ciphers --
Using Block Ciphers --
Using Message Digests --
Using Public-Key Algorithms --
Interoperability Notes --
How Secure Is Too Secure? --
The Need for Security: Network Threats and Countermeasures --
Who, What, and Why? Attackers and Their Motivations --
When? "The Network Administrator Went Home Hours Ago ..." --
Where? The Internet's a Big Place! --
Broadband Access vs. Dial-up Access --
Categorizing Common Attacks --
Passive Attacks vs. Active Attacks --
Eavesdropping --
Impersonation --
Denial of Service.
Series Title: RSA Press.
Responsibility: Benjamin M. Lail.
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This volume demonstrates how to incorporate security within the underlying network infrastructure, and discusses performance, cost and manageability.  Read more...


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