Download PDF by Joseph Migga Kizza (auth.), Joseph Migga Kizza (eds.): A Guide to Computer Network Security

By Joseph Migga Kizza (auth.), Joseph Migga Kizza (eds.)

ISBN-10: 184800916X

ISBN-13: 9781848009165

ISBN-10: 1848009178

ISBN-13: 9781848009172

Contemporary societies have expanding dependence on desktops and machine networks, and the expanding approval for cellular computing, have given upward thrust to varied computing device safety difficulties. but regardless of a excessive proliferation of professional treatments, a potential and finished technique to those protection concerns is still elusive, and society maintains to undergo by the hands of cyber criminals, vandals and hackers.

This authoritative Guide to machine community protection explores computing device community infrastructures and protocol layout safety flaws, and discusses present defense options and top practices in either mounted and cellular computing device networks. The ebook greatly surveys thought-provoking safety matters, discussing and elevating questions about the effect of latest applied sciences and protocols (with specific emphasis at the speedy development and skyrocketing pursuits and use in cellular technologies). It additional explores the protection threats and vulnerabilities within the present community infrastructure and protocols, and descriptions present safeguard efforts. The textual content assumes a modest familiarity with uncomplicated laptop programming and networking.


• Covers the very center of community safeguard, and contains chapters concerning the very most up-to-date in ‘handling mess ups’ and ‘security in cellular community systems’

• offers an in-depth dialogue of standardization, back informing the reader on present tendencies at the topic

• increases understanding of the protection difficulties in our on-line world, and extra fairly, machine community security

• Discusses machine community infrastructure and protocol layout flaws and vulnerabilities

• Explores the position of laws and legislation enforcement in holding laptop and desktop community security

• Proposes effective and commonly applicable options and most sensible practices to safety difficulties, and encourages readers to enquire different attainable solutions

• signals the reader to the daunting safeguard difficulties in more and more renowned cellular community systems

• contains sorts of end-of-chapter routines: speedy doable questions, in addition to extra thought-provoking complex exercises

• Devotes one whole bankruptcy to lab routines: weekly, semester assignments and difficult open-research projects

• Endeavours to take advantage of open resource software program instruments throughout

• presents help fabrics for teachers and scholars similar to PowerPoint slides, syllabus feedback, recommendations, teacher guide and pupil laboratory materials

This text/reference is a useful educational and examine software for undergraduates in laptop and data safety. it's also a wealthy source for practitioners, and execs trying to achieve an figuring out of laptop community infrastructure and data community security.

Dr Joseph Migga Kizza has additionally written Computer community Security and Ethical and Social matters within the info Age. 

Key subject matters:

Network Vulnerabilities

Hostile Scripts

Security Assessment



Computer and community Forensics

Network safeguard Protocols

Security in instant and Sensor Networks

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It will then ask for help from a gateway. Let us now discuss how IP chooses a gateway to use when delivering a datagram to a remote network. 2 Gateways Gateways are more versatile devices than routers. They perform protocol conversion between different types of networks, architectures, or applications and serve as translators and interpreters for network computers that communicate in different protocols and operate in dissimilar networks, for example, OSI and TCP/IP. Because the networks are different with different technologies, each network has its own routing algorithms, protocols, domain names servers, and network administration procedures and policies.

These functions typically include the following: • Encapsulating and decapsulating the IP datagrams with the connected network framing. For example, if the connected network is an Ethernet LAN, an Ethernet header and checksum must be attached. 8 Network Connecting Devices 31 Application Application Presentation Presentation Session Transport Router Session Transport Network Network Network Datalink Datalink Datalink Physical Physical Physical Fig. 29 Router in the OSI protocol stack • • • • • Sending and receiving IP datagrams up to the maximum size supported by that network; this size is the network’s maximum transmission unit or MTU.

We have seen that if a router gets a datagram, it checks the destination address and finds that it is not on the local network. It, therefore, sends it to the default gateway. The default gateway now searches its table for the destination address. In case the default gateway recognizes that the destination address is not on any of the networks it is connected to directly, it has to find yet another gateway to forward it through. 34 1 Computer Network Fundamentals Gateway - Protocol Converter Laptop Laptop Laptop Server Laptop Firewall Router minicomputer Firewall Server Firewall Server Laptop Laptop Fig.

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