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Introduction to Network Security

Introduction to Network Security

Provided by Internet Security Company Interhack, and written by Matt Curtin, this sixteen-page document is available in HTML, PDF, and Postscript formats. The document includes some history of networking, as well as an introduction to TCP/IP and internetworking. The document then goes on to consider risk management, network threats, firewalls, and more special-purpose secure networking devices. According to the abstract, the author hopes that �the reader will have a wider perspective on security in general, and better understand how to reduce and manage risk personally, at home, and in the workplace.� This is a great resource for students and teachers of introductory computer network security and cyber security courses.

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