This comprehensive, accessible Information Security text integrates risk assessment and security policy throughout. Early chapters in the text discuss individual computers and small LANS, while later chapters deal with distributed site security and the Internet. Cryptographic topics follow the same progression, starting on a single computer and evolving to Internet-level connectivity. Mathematical concepts throughout the text are defined and tutorials with mathematical tools are provided to ensure students grasp the information at hand.
The only textbook verified by the US Government to conform fully to the Committee on National Security Systems’ national training standard for information security professionals (NSTISSI 4011).