Network Security Technologies and Solutions (CCIE Professional Development Series)

  • 10h 23m
  • Yusuf Bhaiji
  • Cisco Press
  • 2008

Network Security Technologies and Solutions is a comprehensive reference to the most cutting-edge security products and methodologies available to networking professionals today. This book helps you understand and implement current, state-of-the-art network security technologies to ensure secure communications throughout the network infrastructure.

With an easy-to-follow approach, this book serves as a central repository of security knowledge to help you implement end-to-end security solutions and provides a single source of knowledge covering the entire range of the Cisco network security portfolio. The book is divided into five parts mapping to Cisco security technologies and solutions: perimeter security, identity security and access management, data privacy, security monitoring, and security management. Together, all these elements enable dynamic links between customer security policy, user or host identity, and network infrastructures.

With this definitive reference, you can gain a greater understanding of the solutions available and learn how to build integrated, secure networks in today’s modern, heterogeneous networking environment. This book is an excellent resource for those seeking a comprehensive reference on mature and emerging security tactics and is also a great study guide for the CCIE Security exam.

About the Author

Yusuf Bhaiji, CCIE No. 9305 (R&S and Security), has been with Cisco Systems for 9 years and is currently the Product Manager for the Cisco CCIE Security certification and CCIE Proctor in Cisco Dubai Lab. Prior to this, he was Technical Lead for the Sydney TAC Security and VPN team.

Yusuf's passion for security technologies and solutions has played dominant role in his 19 years of industry experience, from as far back as his initial master's degree in Computer Science, and since reflected in his numerous certifications.

Yusuf prides himself in his knowledge sharing abilities, evident in the fact that he has mentored many successful candidates, as well as having designed and delivered a number of Network Security solutions, around the globe.

Yusuf is an advisory board member of several non-profit organizations for the dissemination of technologies and promoting indigenous excellence in the field of internetworking through academic and professional activities. Yusuf chairs the Networkers Society of Pakistan (NSP) and IPv6 Forum Pakistan chapter.

In addition to authoring, Yusuf has also been a technical reviewer for several Cisco Press publications and written articles, white papers, and presentations on various security technologies. He is a frequent lecturer and well-known speaker presenting at several conferences and seminars worldwide.

In this Book

  • Overview of Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Device Security
  • Security Features on Switches
  • Cisco IOS Firewall
  • Cisco Firewalls—Appliance and Module
  • Attack Vectors and Mitigation Techniques
  • Securing Management Access
  • Cisco Secure ACS Software and Appliance
  • Multifactor Authentication
  • Layer 2 Access Control
  • Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security
  • Network Admission Control (NAC)
  • Cryptography
  • IPsec VPN
  • Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  • Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN)
  • Secure Sockets Layer VPN (SSL VPN)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching VPN (MPLS VPN)
  • Network Intrusion Prevention
  • Host Intrusion Prevention
  • Anomaly Detection and Mitigation
  • Security Monitoring and Correlation
  • Security and Policy Management
  • Security Framework and Regulatory Compliance


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