Elementary Information Security

Elementary Information Security

Book - 2013
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Comprehensive and accessible, Elementary Information Security covers the entire range of topics required for US government courseware certification NSTISSI 4011 and urges students to analyze a variety of security problems while gaining experience with basic tools of the trade. Written for the one-term undergraduate course, the text emphasizes both the technical and non-technical aspects of information security and uses practical examples and real-world assessment tools. Early chapters in the text discuss individual computers and small LANS, while later chapters deal with distributed site security and the Internet. Cryptographic topics follow the same progression, starting on a single computer and evolving to Internet-level connectivity. Mathematical concepts throughout the text are defined and tutorials with mathematical tools are provided to ensure students grasp the information at hand. Rather than emphasizing memorization, this text challenges students to learn how to analyze a variety of security problems and gain experience with the basic tools of this growing trade.
Publisher: Burlington, MA :, Jones & Bartlett Learning,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781449648206
1449648207
Branch Call Number: 005.8 SM
Characteristics: xx, 890 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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