Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker
by William R. Cheswick, Steven M. Bellovin
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 1994
The book gives invaluable advice and practical tools for protecting our computers. You will learn how to plan and execute a security strategy that will thwart the most determined and sophisticated of hackers, while still allowing your company easy access to Internet services. In particular, the authors show step-by-step how to set up a "firewall" gateway - a dedicated computer equipped with safeguards that acts as a single, more easily defended, Internet connection.
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The OpenSSH protocol suite provides secure remote access and file transfer. This book is for fellow users of OpenSSH to help them save effort and time through using OpenSSH, and especially SFTP, where it makes sense to use it.
From the table of contents: Introduction (Code, Cipher, Cryptography); Stream Ciphers (Stream cipher, Rotor machine, Stream cipher attack, ...); Public Key Systems; System Identification and Clustering; Security; Telecommunication Networks.
by Tony Howlett - Prentice Hall PTR
A practical introduction to open source security tools for IT managers. It reviewes the assortment of free and low-cost solutions for all areas of information security. For each security topic, the best open source tool is analysed.
- U.S. Government Printing Office
The report focuses on policy issues in three areas: 1) national cryptography policy, including federal information processing standards; 2)guidance on safeguarding unclassified information in federal agencies; 3)legal issues and information security.