Best Books – Information and Network Security

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Information and Network Security subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Information and Network Security along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Information and Network Security subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Information and Network Security" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Information and Network Security for GTU” by V S Bagad I A Dhotre
2. “Network Security, Firewalls And Vpns” by J Michael Stewart

“Network Security, Firewalls And Vpns” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive explanation of network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. It incorporates hands-on activities to prepare the reader to disarm threats and prepare for emerging technologies and future attacks. It Introduces the basics of network security as well as the details of firewall security and how VPNs operate. It also Discusses firewall configuration and deployment and managing firewall security. The book delivers fundamental information-security principles packed with real-world applications and examples. It covers the treatment of the most current thinking and trends in this critical subject area.

3. “Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World” by Charlie Kaufman and Radia Perlman

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“Network Security Private Communication in a Public World” Book Review: The book illuminates all facets of information security. It covers basics as well as advanced cryptography and authentication. The book provides information far beyond documenting standards and technology. It also explains strengths and weaknesses and identifies the crucial errors most likely to compromise secure systems. The book highlights Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), IPsec, SSL, X.509 and related PKI standards and Web security. It also features topics such as Authentication of People, Security Handshake Pitfalls and Strong Password Protocols.

4. “Network Security Attacks and Countermeasures (Advances in Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics)” by G Dileep Kumar and Manoj Kumar Singh

“Network Security Attacks and Countermeasures (Advances in Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics)” Book Review: The book discusses the security and optimization of computer networks for use in a variety of disciplines and fields. It covers chapters such as mobile and VPN security, IP spoofing, and intrusion detection. The book also includes explanation to mobile and VPN security, IP spoofing, and intrusion detection. It also features DDoS Attacks and Their Types along with Cluster-Based Countermeasures for DDoS Attacks. The book provides an overview on Changing Dynamics of Network Security Involving Hacking/Cracking with Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW).

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5. “Optical and Digital Techniques for Information Security (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications)” by Bahram Javidi

“Optical and Digital Techniques for Information Security (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications)” Book Review: The book describes the technologies used in securing, verifying and tracking objects and information from theft or manipulation by any person or agency. The book provides information about biological and chemical threat detection such as biosensors, aerosols and forensics. It discusses optical and photonic systems, which are secure information systems. The book also describes smart surveillance systems, optical imaging and biometrics to secure the information from theft.

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6. “Image and Video Encryption: From Digital Rights Management to Secured Personal Communication (Advances in Information Security)” by Andreas Uhl and Andreas Pommer

“Image and Video Encryption: From Digital Rights Management to Secured Personal Communication (Advances in Information Security)” Book Review: The book covers techniques for encryption of images and video data. It lists commercial applications like DVD or DVB to more research oriented topics and recently published material. It introduces different techniques and evaluates these techniques with respect to their respective properties.

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7. “Information Security: A Complete Guide to IT Security” by Rajat Khare

“Information Security A Complete Guide to IT Security” Book Review: This book serves as a complete reference for Information Security including IT Security, Data Security. The book is written in a simplified manner so that even a beginner in security understands and implements Information Security both at a personal as well as a corporate level. It also highlights Network Security, Internet Security as well as Penetration Testing. It gives a detailed description of Cryptography and laws governing the industry.

8. “Information Security: Principles and Practices” by Mark S Merkow and Jim Breithaupt

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“Information Security Principles and Practices” Book Review: The book explains all facets of information security in all 10 domains of the latest Information Security Common Body of Knowledge [(ISC)² CBK]. It offers easy-to-understand, practical coverage of topics ranging from security management and physical security to cryptography and application development security. It helps readers to Recognize the evolving role of IT security and Identify the best new opportunities in the field. The book highlights Architect and design systems to maximize security as well as plans for business continuity. It defines more effective security policies and standards. Case studies, review questions, and exercises are designed to reveal today’s real-world IT security challenges and help the readers overcome them.

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