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Defense and Detection Strategies against Internet Worms (Artech House Computer Security Series)by Jose Nazario
Synopses & Reviews
Along with the enormous growth of the Internet, threats to all computers are increasing in severity, especially from worms, which can easily exploit any weakness in a network and can lead to its total compromise. This is the first book focused exclusively on Internet worms, offering computer and network security professionals solid worm detection and defense strategies for their work in the field.
Book News Annotation:
Writing for computer security professionals and researchers, Nazario (Arbor Networks) builds on the analysis he and colleagues began in a paper titled "The Future of Internet Worms" (2001 Blackhat Briefings) provides a taxonomy of Internet worm and describes their traffic patterns and construction. He then discusses current trends in infection patterns and targets of attack. He concludes with a number of chapters on strategies of detection and defense.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
ContentsIntroduction. Background and Taxonomy. Worm Trends. Detection. Defenses. Conclusions.
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