Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach 2nd Edition

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Teaching computer and network security principles via hands-on activitiesUnique among computer security texts, the Second Edition of the Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a hands-on approach. For each security principle, the book uses a series of hands-on activities to help explain the principle; readers can “touch”, play with, and experiment with the principle, instead of just reading about it. The hands-on activities are based on the author’s widely adopted SEED Labs, which have been used by over 1000 institutes in more than 65 countries. Topics covered in the book- Software security: attacks and countermeasures- Web security: attacks and countermeasures- Network security: attacks on TCP/IP and DNS – Packet sniffing and spoofing- Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) – Newly discovered attacks, including Meltdown and Spectre attacks on CPUs, Dirty COW, Shellshock, Heartbleed, Hash collision, etc.- Common hacking and defense techniques- Cryptography, PKI, and TLS programming- Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Teaching computer and network security principles via hands-on activitiesUnique among computer security texts, the Second Edition of the Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a hands-on approach. For each security principle, the book uses a series of hands-on activities to help explain the principle; readers can “touch”, play with, and experiment with the principle, instead of just reading about it. The hands-on activities are based on the author’s widely adopted SEED Labs, which have been used by over 1000 institutes in more than 65 countries. Topics covered in the book- Software security: attacks and countermeasures- Web security: attacks and countermeasures- Network security: attacks on TCP/IP and DNS – Packet sniffing and spoofing- Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) – Newly discovered attacks, including Meltdown and Spectre attacks on CPUs, Dirty COW, Shellshock, Heartbleed, Hash collision, etc.- Common hacking and defense techniques- Cryptography, PKI, and TLS programming- Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Paperback

687 pages

Publisher

Wenliang Du; 2 edition (May 1, 2019)

Language

English

ISBN-10

1733003932

ISBN-13

978-1733003933

Product Dimensions

7.5 x 1.6 x 9.2 inches

Shipping Weight

2.9 pounds ()

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Author

Wenliang Du

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