Computer Security: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition) by William Stallings, Lawrie Brown

By William Stallings, Lawrie Brown

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Computer defense: rules and perform, 3rd version, is perfect for classes in Computer/Network safety. It additionally presents an outstanding, up to date reference or self-study educational for procedure engineers, programmers, process managers, community managers, product advertising body of workers, procedure help specialists.

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It covers all defense issues thought of middle within the EEE/ACM desktop technological know-how Curriculum. This textbook can be utilized to prep for CISSP Certification, and contains in-depth assurance of laptop defense, expertise and ideas, software program defense, administration concerns, Cryptographic Algorithms, web safety and more.

The textual content and educational Authors organization named desktop safeguard: rules and perform, First version, the winner of the Textbook Excellence Award for the easiest computing device technology textbook of 2008.

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Software Programs are deleted, denying access to users. An unauthorized copy of software is made. A working program is modified, either to cause it to fail during execution or to cause it to do some unintended task. Data Files are deleted, denying access to users. An unauthorized read of data is performed. An analysis of statistical data reveals underlying data. Existing files are modified or new files are fabricated. Messages are destroyed or deleted. Communication lines or networks are rendered unavailable.

Integrity: This term covers two related concepts: — Data integrity: Assures that information and programs are changed only in a specified and authorized manner. — System integrity: Assures that a system performs its intended function in an unimpaired manner, free from deliberate or inadvertent unauthorized manipulation of the system. • Availability: Assures that systems work promptly and service is not denied to authorized users. These three concepts form what is often referred to as the CIA triad.

4 Fundamental Security Design Principles Despite years of research and development, it has not been possible to develop security design and implementation techniques that systematically exclude security flaws and prevent all unauthorized actions. In the absence of such foolproof techniques, it is useful to have a set of widely agreed design principles that can guide the development of protection mechanisms. S. National Security Agency and the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, list the following as fundamental security design principles [NCAE13]: • Economy of mechanism • Fail-safe defaults • Complete mediation • Open design 28 Chapter 1 / Overview • Separation of privilege • Least privilege • Least common mechanism • Psychological acceptability • Isolation • Encapsulation • Modularity • Layering • Least astonishment The first eight listed principles were first proposed in [SALT75] and have withstood the test of time.

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