Synopses & Reviews
Guide to Tactical Perimeter Defense examines the critical defensive technologies needed to secure network perimeters. Written to map to the Security Certified Network Specialist certification (SCO-451), this book includes coverage of network security threats and goals, advanced TCP/IP concepts, router security, intrusion detection, firewall design and configuration, IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) design, and wireless network design and security.
About the Author
Randy Weaver is an academic program director for Everest College, where he administers IT programs and teaches IT courses covering operating systems, networking, computer forensics, and various security topics. Weaver currently teaches and oversees programs for the Phoenix and Mesa campuses, as well as Everest's online education offerings. He has passed more than 40 industry certification exams, including CISSP and Security+, and holds a master's degree in information technology.
Table of Contents
Network Defense Fundamentals. Advanced TCP/IP. Router Fundamentals. Fundamentals of Cisco Router Security. Designing Firewalls. Configuring Firewalls. Managing Firewalls to Improve Security. Implementing IPSec and Virtual Private Networks. Designing Virtual Private Networks. Designing Intrusion Detection Systems. Configuring and Using Intrusion Detection Systems. Wireless Network Fundamentals. Securing Wireless Networks.