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

Internet Security Dictionary

byVir V. Phoha

Paperback | July 10, 2002

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The explosive growth of the Internet, inherent flaws in its basic structure, and the need to transfer sensitive information for Internet applications like electronic mail, Internet banking and Internet commerce have resulted in serious security concerns. This dictionary provides authoritative definitions and descriptions of terms related to Internet security. The Internet Security Dictionary details over 1,800 terms and covers eight main areas: * Authentication, including biometrics, encryption/public key infrastructure, digital signatures, time-stamping, and certificate management * Encryption * Network-level security, including IP, IPSec, SHTTP, and SSL * Firewalls 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 * Virus protection and intrusion detection * Security in Internet commerce. Security experts from around the world have been consulted in both the content and organization of the dictionary to ensure authoritative, comprehensive coverage.
Title:Internet Security DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:July 10, 2002Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage: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)