Computer Security: Principles and Practice, 4th edition

  • William Stallings, 
  • Lawrie Brown

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Overview

Computer Security captures the most up-to-date innovations and improvements while maintaining comprehensive coverage of the fast-moving world of computer and network security. You'll learn about computer security, technology and principles, software security, management issues, cryptographic algorithms, internet security, and more.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137502875

Subject: Networking & Security

Category: Computer Security

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  • Online Resources
  • Preface
  • Notation
  • About the Authors
  • Chapter 1 Overview
    • 1.1 Computer Security Concepts
    • 1.2 Threats, Attacks, and Assets
    • 1.3 Security Functional Requirements
    • 1.4 Fundamental Security Design Principles
    • 1.5 Attack Surfaces and Attack Trees
    • 1.6 Computer Security Strategy
    • 1.7 Standards
    • 1.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

PART ONE COMPUTER SECURITY TECHNOLOGY AND PRINCIPLES

  • Chapter 2 Cryptographic Tools
    • 2.1 Confidentiality with Symmetric Encryption
    • 2.2 Message Authentication and Hash Functions
    • 2.3 Public-Key Encryption
    • 2.4 Digital Signatures and Key Management
    • 2.5 Random and Pseudorandom Numbers
    • 2.6 Practical Application: Encryption of Stored Data
    • 2.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 3 User Authentication
    • 3.1 Digital User Authentication Principles
    • 3.2 Password-Based Authentication
    • 3.3 Token-Based Authentication
    • 3.4 Biometric Authentication
    • 3.5 Remote User Authentication
    • 3.6 Security Issues for User Authentication
    • 3.7 Practical Application: An Iris Biometric System
    • 3.8 Case Study: Security Problems for ATM Systems
    • 3.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 4 Access Control
    • 4.1 Access Control Principles
    • 4.2 Subjects, Objects, and Access Rights
    • 4.3 Discretionary Access Control
    • 4.4 Example: UNIX File Access Control
    • 4.5 Role-Based Access Control
    • 4.6 Attribute-Based Access Control
    • 4.7 Identity, Credential, and Access Management
    • 4.8 Trust Frameworks
    • 4.9 Case Study: RBAC System for a Bank
    • 4.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 5 Database and Data Center Security
    • 5.1 The Need for Database Security
    • 5.2 Database Management Systems
    • 5.3 Relational Databases
    • 5.4 SQL Injection Attacks
    • 5.5 Database Access Control
    • 5.6 Inference
    • 5.7 Database Encryption
    • 5.8 Data Center Security
    • 5.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 6 Malicious Software
    • 6.1 Types of Malicious Software
    • 6.2 Advanced Persistent Threat
    • 6.2 Propagation — Infected Content - Viruses
    • 6.3 Propagation — Vulnerability Exploit - Worms
    • 6.4 Propagation — Social Engineering — SPAM E-Mail, Trojans
    • 6.5 Payload — System Corruption
    • 6.6 Payload — Attack Agent — Zombie, Bots
    • 6.7 Payload — Information Theft — Keyloggers, Phishing, Spyware
    • 6.8 Payload — Stealthing — Backdoors, Rootkits
    • 6.9 Countermeasures
    • 6.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 7 Denial-of-Service Attacks
    • 7.1 Denial-of-Service Attacks
    • 7.2 Flooding Attacks
    • 7.3 Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks
    • 7.4 Application-Based Bandwidth Attacks
    • 7.5 Reflector and Amplifier Attacks
    • 7.6 Defenses Against Denial-of-Service Attacks
    • 7.7 Responding to a Denial-of-Service Attack
    • 7.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 8 Intrusion Detection
    • 8.1 Intruders
    • 8.2 Intrusion Detection
    • 8.3 Analysis Approaches
    • 8.4 Host-Based Intrusion Detection
    • 8.5 Network-Based Intrusion Detection
    • 8.6 Distributed or Hybrid Intrusion Detection
    • 8.7 Intrusion Detection Exchange Format
    • 8.8 Honeypots
    • 8.9 Example System: Snort
    • 8.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 9 Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention Systems
    • 9.1 The Need for Firewalls
    • 9.2 Firewall Characteristics and Access Policy
    • 9.3 Types of Firewalls
    • 9.4 Firewall Basing
    • 9.5 Firewall Location and Configurations
    • 9.6 Intrusion Prevention Systems
    • 9.7 Example: Unified Threat Management Products
    • 9.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

PART TWO SOFTWARE SECURITY AND TRUSTED SYSTEMS

  • Chapter 10 Buffer Overflow
    • 10.1 Stack Overflows
    • 10.2 Defending Against Buffer Overflows
    • 10.3 Other Forms of Overflow Attacks
    • 10.4 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 11 Software Security
    • 11.1 Software Security Issues
    • 11.2 Handling Program Input
    • 11.3 Writing Safe Program Code
    • 11.4 Interacting with the Operating System and Other Programs
    • 11.5 Handling Program Input
    • 11.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 12 Operating System Security
    • 12.1 Introduction to Operating System Security
    • 12.3 System Security Planning
    • 12.3 Operating Systems Hardening
    • 12.4 Application Security
    • 12.5 Security Maintenance
    • 12.6 Linux/UNIX Security
    • 12.7 Windows Security
    • 12.8 Virtualization Security
    • 12.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 13 Cloud and IoT Security
    • 13.1 Cloud Computing
    • 13.2 Cloud Security Concepts
    • 13.3 Cloud Security Approaches
    • 13.4 The Internet of Things
    • 13.5 IoT Security
    • 13.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

PART THREE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

  • Chapter 14 IT Security Management and Risk Assessment
    • 14.1 IT Security Management
    • 14.2 Organizational Context and Security Policy
    • 14.3 Security Risk Assessment
    • 14.4 Detailed Security Risk Analysis
    • 14.5 Case Study: Silver Star Mines
    • 14.6 Recommended Reading
    • 14.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 15 IT Security Controls, Plans and Procedures
    • 15.1 IT Security Management Implementation
    • 15.2 Security Controls or Safeguards
    • 15.3 IT Security Plan
    • 15.4 Implementation of Controls
    • 15.5 Monitoring Risks
    • 15.6 Case Study: Silver Star Mines
    • 15.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 16 Physical and Infrastructure Security
    • 16.1 Overview
    • 16.2 Physical Security Threats
    • 16.3 Physical Security Prevention and Mitigation Measures
    • 16.4 Recovery from Physical Security Breaches
    • 16.5 Example: A Corporate Physical Security Policy
    • 16.6 Integration of Physical and Logical Security
    • 16.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 17 Human Resources Security
    • 17.1 Security Awareness, Training, and Education
    • 17.2 Employment Practices and Policies
    • 17.3 E-Mail and Internet Use Policies
    • 17.4 Computer Security Incident Response Teams
    • 17.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 18 Security Auditing
    • 18.1 Security Auditing Architecture
    • 18.2 The Security Audit Trail
    • 18.3 Implementing the Logging Function
    • 18.4 Audit Trail Analysis
    • 18.5 Security Information and Event Management
    • 18.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 19 Legal and Ethical Aspects
    • 19.1 Cybercrime and Computer Crime
    • 19.2 Intellectual Property
    • 19.3 Privacy
    • 19.4 Ethical Issues
    • 19.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
    • Appendix 19A: Information Privacy Standard of Good Practice

PART FOUR CRYPTOGRAPHIC ALGORITHMS

  • Chapter 20 Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality
    • 20.1 Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality
    • 20.2 Data Encryption Standard
    • 20.3 Advanced Encryption Standard
    • 20.4 Stream Ciphers and RC4
    • 20.5 Cipher Block Modes of Operation
    • 20.6 Key Distribution
    • 20.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 21 Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication
    • 21.1 Secure Hash Functions
    • 21.2 HMAC
    • 21.3 Authenticated Encryption
    • 21.4 The RSA Public-Key Encryption Algorithm
    • 21.5Diffie-Hellman and Other Asymmetric Algorithms
    • 21.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

PART FIVE NETWORK SECURITY

  • Chapter 22 Internet Security Protocols and Standards
    • 22.1 Secure Email and S/MIME
    • 22.2 DomainKeys Identified Mail
    • 22.3 Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS)
    • 22.4 HTTPS
    • 22.5 IPv4 and IPv6 Security
    • 22.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 23 Internet Authentication Applications
    • 23.1 Kerberos
    • 23.2 X.509
    • 23.3 Public-Key Infrastructure
    • 23.4 Federated Identity Management
    • 23.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 24 Wireless Network Security
    • 24.1 Wireless Security Overview
    • 24.2 Mobile Device Security
    • 24.3 IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Overview
    • 24.4 IEEE 802.11i Wireless LAN Security
    • 24.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

APPENDICES

  • Appendix A Projects and Other Student Exercises for Teaching Computer Security
    • A.1 Hacking Project
    • A.2 Laboratory Exercises
    • A.3 Security Education (SEED) Projects
    • A.4 Research Projects
    • A.5 Programming Projects
    • A.6 Practical Security Assessments
    • A.7 Firewall Projects
    • A.8 Case Studies
    • A.9 Reading/Report Assignments
    • A.10 Writing Assignments
    • A.11 Webcasts for Teaching Computer Security

ACRONYMS

LIST OF NIST DOCUMENTS

REFERENCES

INDEX

ONLINE CHAPTERS AND APPENDICES

  • Online chapters, appendices, and other documents are Premium Content, available via the access card printed in the front of the book.
  • Chapter 25 Linux Security
    • 25.1 Introduction
    • 25.2 Linux's Security Model
    • 25.3 The Linux DAC in Depth: Filesystem Security
    • 25.4 Linux Vulnerabilities
    • 25.5 Linux System Hardening
    • 25.6 Application Security
    • 25.7 Mandatory Access Controls
    • 25.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
  • Chapter 26 Windows and Windows Vista Security
    • 26.1 Windows Security Architecture
    • 26.2 Windows Vulnerabilities
    • 26.3 Windows Security Defenses
    • 26.4 Browser Defenses
    • 26.5 Cryptographic Services
    • 26.6 Common Criteria
    • 26.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, Problems, and Projects

Appendix B Some Aspects of Number Theory

Appendix C Standards and Standard-Setting Organizations

Appendix D Random and Pseudorandom Number Generation

Appendix E Message Authentication Codes Based on Block Ciphers

Appendix F TCP/IP Protocol Architecture

Appendix G Radix-64 Conversion

Appendix H The Domain Name System

Appendix I The Base-Rate Fallacy

Appendix J SHA-3

Appendix K Glossary

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