Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 1995, 456 pages
Recognize, control, and minimize the new security risks created by networked computers.
As the center of information technology shifts to the desktop, mission-critical applications once tucked away in remote mainframes are making their way to local and enterprise networks. As a network specialist, LAN administrator, or MIS/DP manager, how do you meet the growing challenge of maintaining system security, reliability, and integrity?
This thoroughly updated version of baker's popular Computer Security Handbook takes you on a complete, conversational tour of problems and solutions surrounding LAN security. With the human factor always in mind. Baker provides a solid framework for risk management and powerful strategies to reduce vulnerability from unauthorized access and physical breakdown. He also shows how to:
Whether your background is in PCs or mainframes, you'll discover how to secure an environment that is by nature less secure than the host-based systems of the past — while ensuring that your network fully accomodates the needs of the information-using organization.
One of the most practical books in the subject area I've ever read. Forget the title, you may utilise their stuff very far from the network area.