Essential Skills--Made Easy! Protect your digital knowledge, data, and capabilities from misuse or tampering. This fully updated guidebook provides step-by-step instruction on implementing firewalls, wireless security, desktop protection, biometrics, and many of today's essential security measures. Understand the four primary forms of attack and how each does harm to an organization, then discover the basic security services that can be used to protect information and systems. Develop a complete security program through a series of tutorials designed to help you understand Internet connectivity architecture, e-commerce, encryption, and intrusion detection--plus, learn security policy and current law, the management of risk, and the process of implementing and managing security. Designed for Easy Learning: bull; bull;Modules--Each concept is divided into logically organized modules (chapters), ideal for self-paced learning bull;Critical Skills--Each module opens with the specific skills covered in the module bull;Mastery Checks--End-of-module reviews test knowledge using short-answer, multiple-choice, and fill-in-the-blank questions bull;Ask the Experts--Q & A sections throughout are filled with bonus information and helpful tips bull;Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections check your progress bull;Projects--Practical exercises show how to apply the critical skills learned in each module bull;Blueprints--Key networking configurations are illustrated in detailMaiwald, Eric is the author of 'Network Security A Beginner's Guide', published 2003 under ISBN 9780072229578 and ISBN 0072229578.