Applied Information Security: A Hands-on Approach by David Basin,Patrick Schaller,Michael Schläpfer

By David Basin,Patrick Schaller,Michael Schläpfer

This ebook explores primary rules for securing IT platforms and illustrates them with hands-on experiments which may be performed by means of the reader utilizing accompanying software program. The experiments spotlight key info defense difficulties that come up in smooth working platforms, networks, and net functions. The authors clarify how you can determine and take advantage of such difficulties and so they express diverse countermeasures and their implementation. The reader therefore profits a close figuring out of the way vulnerabilities come up and sensible event tackling them.

After providing the fundamentals of defense rules, digital environments, and community companies, the authors clarify the center defense rules of authentication and entry keep an eye on, logging and log research, internet program protection, certificate and public-key cryptography, and hazard administration. The publication concludes with appendices at the layout of similar classes, document templates, and the fundamentals of Linux as wanted for the assignments.

The authors have effectively taught IT defense to scholars and pros utilizing the content material of this ebook and the laboratory atmosphere it describes. The ebook can be utilized in undergraduate or graduate laboratory classes, complementing extra theoretically orientated classes, and it will possibly even be used for self-study by means of IT pros who wish hands-on adventure in utilized details safeguard. The authors' helping software program is freely to be had on-line and the textual content is supported all through with exercises.

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