Network Security Strategies

By Aditya Mukherjee
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  1. Section 1: Network Security Concepts, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

About this book

With advanced cyber attacks severely impacting industry giants and the constantly evolving threat landscape, organizations are adopting complex systems to maintain robust and secure environments. Network Security Strategies will help you get well-versed with the tools and techniques required to protect any network environment against modern cyber threats.

You’ll understand how to identify security vulnerabilities across the network and how to effectively use a variety of network security techniques and platforms. Next, the book will show you how to design a robust network that provides top-notch security to protect against traditional and new evolving attacks. With the help of detailed solutions and explanations, you'll be able to monitor networks skillfully and identify potential risks. Finally, the book will cover topics relating to thought leadership and the management aspects of network security.

By the end of this network security book, you'll be well-versed in defending your network from threats and be able to consistently maintain operational efficiency, security, and privacy in your environment.

Publication date:
November 2020
Publisher
Packt
Pages
390
ISBN
9781789806298

 
Section 1: Network Security Concepts, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

In this section, you will find information pertaining to the fundamentals of networking security, from the perspective of both cloud networks and wireless networks, as well as the top threats that impact networks worldwide. This includes mechanisms and solutions that can be implemented by you as a network security analyst. We will also take a look at the various types of setup that organizations have and what are the best practices, according to leading industry resources, for secure network establishment. 

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1Network Security Concepts
  • Chapter 2Security for Cloud and Wireless Networks
  • Chapter 3, Mitigating the Top Network Threats of 2020

About the Author

  • Aditya Mukherjee

    Dr. Aditya Mukherjee is a Cyber Security veteran and an Information Security Leader with 14+ years of experience in Leadership roles across Info. Sec. domains such as Defence & Law Enforcement, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products, Resources, Communications, Media & Technology. His core expertise includes Cyber Security Strategy, Strategic Risk & Cyber Resilience Assessment, Tactical Leadership & Development, GRC & Security Audit, Security Operations, Architecture & Engineering, Threat Management, Security Investigation, and Forensics. He started his career as an Entrepreneur, where his specializations included implementation of Cyber security solutions / Cyber transformation projects, and solving challenges associated with Security architecture, framework, policies, and procedures. Later he had the opportunity to work with various LEA across India and conduct over 160 trainings programs for Government organizations, Corporate and educational instituti

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