Computer Architecture and Security: Fundamentals of Designing Secure Computer Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118168836
  • ISBN-13: 9781118168837
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book provides the fundamentals of computer architecture for security. It covers a wide range of computer hardware, system software and data concepts from a security perspective. It is essential for computer science and security professionals to understand both hardware and software security solutions to survive in the workplace. It features a careful, in-depth, and innovative introduction to modern computer systems and patent-pending technologies in computer security. In the past, computers were designed without security consideration and then used firewalls to protect them from outside. This text integrates security considerations into computer architecture in a way that it is immune against attacks. When necessary, the authors create simplified examples from patent-pending technologies that clearly explain architectural and implementation features.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Introduction to Computer Architecture and Security.
2: Digital Logic Design.
3: Computer Memory and Storage.
4: Bus and Interconnection.
5: I/O and Network Interface.
6: Central Processing Unit.
7: Advanced Computer Architecture.
8: Assembly Language and Operating Systems.
9: TCP/IP and Internet.
10: Design and Implementation: Modifying Neumann Architecture.
Appendix A: Digital Logic Simulators.
Appendix B: Computer Security Tools.
Appendix C: Patent Application: Intrusion-Free Computer Architecture for Information and Data Security.