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End-to-End Network Security: Defense-in-Depth by Omar Santos

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Chapter 1. Overview of Network Security Technologies

This chapter covers the following topics:

Firewalls

Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

Anomaly Detection Systems

Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and Identity Management

Network Admission Control

Routing Mechanisms as Security Tools

Technology can be considered your best friend. Nowadays, you can do almost everything over networked systems or the Internet—from simple tasks, such as booking a flight reservation, to a multibillion dollar wire transfer between two large financial organizations. You cannot take security for granted! An attacker can steal credit card information from your online ...

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