If a network is not secure, how valuable is it? Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity takes an integrated approach to networking and cybersecurity, highlighting the interconnections so that you quickly understand the complex design issues in modern networks. This full-color book uses a wealth of examples and illustrations to effective
An Introduction to Information Networks. Applications: The Application Layer. DNS and Active Directory. XML-Based Web Services. Socket Programming. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networks and Applications. Link and Physical Layers: The Data Link Layer and Physical Layer. The Ethernet and Switches. Virtual LAN, Class of Service, and Multilayer Networks. Wireless and Mobile Networks. Network Layer: The Network Layer. IPv6. Routing and Interior Gateways. Border Gateway Routing. Transport Layer: The Transport Layer. Packet Loss Recovery. TCP Congestion Control. Cyber Security: Cyber Security Overview. Firewalls. Intrusion Detection/Prevention System. Hash and Authentication. Symmetric Key Ciphers and Wireless LAN Security. Public Key Cryptography, Infrastructure and Certificates. Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) Protocols for Transport Layer Security. Virtual Private Networks for Network Layer Security. Network Access Control and Wireless Network Security. Cyber Threats and Their Defense. Emerging Technologies: Network and Information Infrastructure Virtualization. Unified Communications and Multimedia Protocols. Glossary of Acronyms. Index.