Internet Security Dictionary by Vir V. PhohaInternet Security Dictionary by Vir V. Phoha

Internet Security Dictionary

byVir V. Phoha

Hardcover | July 10, 2002

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The explosive growth of the Internet has spawned a new era of security concerns. This dictionary provides reliable definitions and descriptions of Internet security terms in clear and precise English. The dictionary covers five main areas: authentication; network- level security; firewall design and implementation, and remote management; Internet security policies, risk analysis, integration across platforms, management and auditing, mobile code security Java/Active X/scripts, and mobile agent code; and security in Internet commerce.
Title:Internet Security DictionaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 25.4 × 17.8 × 0.01 inPublished:July 10, 2002Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387952616

ISBN - 13:9780387952611


Table of Contents

*Preface * Organization and usage notes * Advisory editorial board * Internet security terms * Commonly used abbreviations and acronyms * Bibliography * Appendixes: (A)Select annotated list of security related RFCs sorted by RFC number; (B)List of security standards; (C)List of annotated web resources * Index

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:I found the greatest strengths of this book are the short, simple and very lucid illustrations of numerous important security related terms....Overall, this book is a very useful reference for professionals..." --Computing Reviews"...a useful resource for anyone who has to communicate about Internet security." --Computerworld "The purpose of this dictionary is to provide reliable definitions and descriptions of Internet security terms in clear and precise English. Designed as a tool to bring about a common understanding of technical terms to the lay user and the professional, the dictionary will serve as an introduction to Internet security for the nonprofessional user who is looking for the precise meaning(s) of a specific term or for a cursory overview of the field." (Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 998 (23), 2002)