Securing the Information Infrastructure, 1st Edition

  • Joseph M. Kizza
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  • ISBN-10: 1599043815
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043814
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Provides a framework for building trust in computer technology by exploring an array of safeguards that can be used to uphold the integrity and reliability of computing systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
1: Security Through Moral and Ethical Education.
2: Building Trust in the Information Infrastructure.
3: Need for Morality and Ethics.
4: Building an Ethical Framework for Decision Making.
5: Security, Anonymity, and Privacy.
6: Security Through Innovative Hardware and Software Design.
7: Software Standards, Reliability, Safety, and Risk.
8: Network Basics and Securing the Network Infrastructure.
9: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities.
10: Security Policies and Risk Analysis.
11: Security Analysis, Assessment, and Assurance.
12: Access Control Authentication, and Authorization.
13: Perimeter Defense: The Firewall.
14: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.
15: Security in Wireless Systems.
16: Biometrics for Access Control.
17: Security Through the Legal System.
18: Digital Evidence and Computer Crime.
19: Digital Crime Investigation and Forensics.
20: What Next?.
21: Trends in Information Assurance.
Glossary of Terms.
About the Authors.