VPNs by John MairsVPNs by John Mairs


byJohn MairsEditorSteve Elliot

Paperback | December 14, 2001

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Ideal for connecting branch offices and remote workers, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) provide a cost-effective, secure method for connecting to a network. This book is a step-by-step guide to deploying one of the fastest growing methods for remote access, global connections, and extranet connectivity. From understanding VPN technology to security features of VPN to actual implementations, this book covers it all.
John Mairs CCNA, CCDA,MCSE MCP+I has been a network administrator and security systems consultant for more than 14 years. He is currently a systems Engineer For GE Capital Information Technology Services where he handles the global enterprise networks and networking security for a Fortune 500 Company.
Title:VPNsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.1 × 1.48 inPublished:December 14, 2001Publisher:OsborneLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0072191813

ISBN - 13:9780072191813

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Table of Contents

Part I: Networks and Security

Chapter 1: Layering Architecture and the OSI Model

Chapter 2: Network Architectures

Chapter 3: The TCP/IP Protocol Stack

Chapter 4: Security

Chapter 5: Threats and Attack Methods

Chapter 6: Intrusion Detection Systems

Chapter 7: Firewalls

Part II: Virtual Private Networks

Chapter 8: VPN Basics

Chapter 9: VPN Architectures

Part III: VPN Protocols

Chapter 10: Tunneling Protocols

Chapter 11: L2F and L2TP

Part IV: Secure Communication

Chapter 12: Cryptography

Chapter 13: Cryptographic Algorithms

Chapter 14: Certificates

Chapter 15: Authentication

Part V: IPSec

Chapter 16: IPSec Components

Chapter 17: Key Management

Chapter 18: Key Management/Exchange Protocols

Chapter 19: IPSec Architecture and Implementation


Chapter 20: Quality of Service (QoS)

Chapter 21: Traffic Engineering—Movement of Data

Chapter 22: MPLS Background

Chapter 23: MPLS Components and Concepts