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Publication Date: Jun 2011
As part of the Syngress Basics series, The Basics of Information Security provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. It covers the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Then it dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security.
Jason Andress (ISSAP, CISSP, GPEN, CEH) is a seasoned security professional with a depth of experience in both the academic and business worlds. Presently he carries out information security oversight duties, performing penetration testing, risk assessment, and compliance functions to ensure that critical assets are protected. Jason has taught undergraduate and graduate security courses since 2005 and holds a doctorate in computer science, researching in the area of data protection. He has authored several publications and books, writing on topics including data security, network security, penetration testing, and digital forensics.
Chapter 1. What is Information Security? Chapter 2. Identification and Authentication Chapter 3. Authorization and Access control Chapter 4. Auditing and Accountability Chapter 5. Cryptography Chapter 6. Operations Security Chapter 7. Physical Security Chapter 8. Network Security Chapter 9. Operating System Security Chapter 10. Application Security