Guide to Network Defense and Countermeasures

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Authors : Randy Weaver; Dawn Weaver; Dean Farwood


576 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2003

©2014, Published

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GUIDE TO NETWORK DEFENSE AND COUNTERMEASURES provides a thorough guide to perimeter defense fundamentals, including intrusion detection and firewalls. This trusted text also covers more advanced topics such as security policies, network address translation (NAT), packet filtering and analysis, proxy... more


Includes hands-on activities in every chapter to help students apply what they learn and develop practical skills.

A running case project is featured in each chapter to help students apply their skills over time to create an increasingly robust and effective network defense strategy.

Extensive lea... more

New to this Edition

Updated to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques students need to know and master to succeed as network security professionals.

New material includes expanded and updated coverage of key developments and practices in the industry, including information on virtualization, VMware, IPv... more