Smith, Richard E., 1952-

Elementary information security / Richard E. Smith. - Second edition. - Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2016 - xxi, 866 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes index.

Chapter 1. Security from the Ground Up Chapter 2. Controlling a Computer Chapter 3. Controlling Files Chapter 4. Sharing Files Chapter 5. Storing Files Chapter 6. Authenticating People Chpater 7. Encrypting Files Chapter 8. Secret and Public Keys Chapter 9. Encrypting Volumes Chapter 10. Connecting Computers Chapter 11. Networks of Networks Chapter 12. End-to-End Networking Chapter 13. Enterprise Computing Chapter 14. Network Encryption Chapter 15. Internet Services and Email Chapter 16. The world Wide Web Chapter 17. Governments and Secrecy

"An ideal text for introductory information security courses, the second edition of Elementary Information Security provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand introduction to the complex world of cybersecurity and technology. Thoroughly updated with recently reported cybersecurity incidents, this essential text enables students to gain direct experience by analyzing security problems and practicing simulated security activities. Emphasizing learning through experience, Elementary Information Security, Second Edition addresses technologies and cryptographic topics progressing from individual computers to more complex Internet-based systems."--

9781284055931 (pbk.)

Computer security.
Computer networks--Security measures.

005.8 / SMI

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