This extensively revised, new edition of the 1998 Artech House classic, Internet and Intranet Security, offers you an up-to-date and comprehensive understanding of the technologies that are available to secure TCP/IP-based networks, such as corporate intranets or the Internet, and their associated applications. It addresses firewall technologies to help you provide access control services, and discusses the cryptographic protocols used to provide today's communication security services.
From TCP/IP networking and cryptographic fundamentals,, to firewall technologies, communication security protocols, and public key infrastructures, this handy reference gives you practical guidance in utilizing cutting-edge technologies to secure various applications in the field of e-commerce and e-business. The book explores the rationale behind the security technologies that have been proposed and deployed on the Internet, and shows you how to implement security mechanisms and corresponding protocol specifications. Supported with over 50 illustrations.
About the Author
Rolf Oppliger is the founder and owner of eSECURITY Technologies and also works for the Swiss Federal Strategy Unit for Information Technology (FSUIT). He is the author of and Secure Messaging with PGP and S/MIME, Security Technologies for the World Wide Web, Internet and Intranet Security, and Authentication Systems for Secure Networks. Dr. Oppliger is the computer security series editor at Artech House. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Berne, Switzerland, and the Venia legendi in computer science from the University of Zürich, Switzerland.