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Introduction to Security and Network Forensics

1st Edition

By William J. Buchanan

Auerbach Publications

502 pages

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Keeping up with the latest developments in cyber security requires ongoing commitment, but without a firm foundation in the principles of computer security and digital forensics, those tasked with safeguarding private information can get lost in a turbulent and shifting sea. Providing such a foundation, Introduction to Security and N

Table of Contents

Introduction to Security. Intrusion Detection Systems. Encryption. Authentication, Hashing, and Digital Certificates. Enhanced Software Security. Network Security Elements. Introduction to Risk. Threat Analysis. Network Forensics. Data Hiding and Obfuscation. Web Infrastructures. Cloud/Grid Computing.

About the Author

Bill Buchanan is a Professor in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, UK. He currently leads the Centre for Distributed Computing and Security, along with leading the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Security and Cybercrime. He works in the areas of security, e-Crime, intrusion detection systems, digital forensics, e-Health, mobile computing, agent-based systems, and simulation. Professor Buchanan has one of the most extensive academic sites in the World, and is involved in many areas of novel teaching in computing, including a widely-used network simulation package.

He has published over 25 academic books, and over 120 academic research papers, along with awards for excellence in knowledge transfer. Presently he is working with a range of industrial/domain partners, including within law enforcement, health care, and finance. Along with this he has been involved in university start-ups and in generating novel methods within security and digital forensics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Forensic Science