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

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 pcs and machine networks, and the expanding approval for cellular computing, have given upward push to varied machine safeguard difficulties. but regardless of a excessive proliferation of professional treatments, a plausible and entire technique to those defense concerns continues to be elusive, and society keeps to endure by the hands of cyber criminals, vandals and hackers.

This authoritative Guide to laptop community defense explores desktop community infrastructures and protocol layout safeguard flaws, and discusses present defense strategies and most sensible practices in either fastened and cellular laptop networks. The e-book commonly surveys thought-provoking safety concerns, discussing and elevating questions on the influence of recent applied sciences and protocols (with specific emphasis at the swift 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 easy laptop programming and networking.


• Covers the very center of community safeguard, and comprises chapters in regards to the very most recent in ‘handling mess ups’ and ‘security in cellular community systems’

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

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

• Discusses laptop community infrastructure and protocol layout flaws and vulnerabilities

• Explores the position of laws and legislations enforcement in keeping laptop and machine community security

• Proposes effective and greatly applicable ideas and top practices to safeguard difficulties, and encourages readers to enquire different attainable solutions

• indicators the reader to the daunting protection difficulties in more and more renowned cellular community systems

• comprises sorts of end-of-chapter workouts: quick achievable questions, in addition to extra thought-provoking complicated exercises

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

• Endeavours to exploit open resource software program instruments throughout

• presents aid fabrics for teachers and scholars resembling PowerPoint slides, syllabus feedback, suggestions, teacher handbook and scholar laboratory materials

This text/reference is a useful tutorial and examine device for undergraduates in machine and data defense. it's also a wealthy source for practitioners, and pros trying to achieve an knowing of computing device community infrastructure and knowledge 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 safety Protocols

Security in instant and Sensor Networks

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With CSMA, any network node that wants to transmit must listen first to the medium to make sure that there is no other node already transmitting. This is called the carrier sensing of the medium. If there is already a node using the medium, then the element that was intending to transmit waits; otherwise it transmits. In case, two or more elements are trying to transmit at the same time, a collision will occur and the integrity of the data for all is compromised. However, the element may not know this.

The frequencies are then bundled on the carrier. At the receiving end, the demultiplexer can select the desired carrier signal and use it 10 1 Computer Network Fundamentals to extract the data signal for that channel in such a way that the bandwidths do not overlap. FDM has an advantage of supporting full-duplex communication. TDM, on the other hand, works by dividing the channel into time slots that are allocated to the data streams before they are transmitted. At both ends of the transmission, if the sender and receiver agree on the time-slot assignments, then the receiver can easily recover and reconstruct the original data streams.

But to make this possible, standardization of equipment and software was needed. To help in this effort and streamline computer communication, the International Standards Organization (ISO) developed the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model. The OSI is an open architecture model that functions 18 1 Computer Network Fundamentals as the network communication protocol standard, although it is not the most widely used one. The Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model, a rival model to OSI, is the most widely used.

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