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Computer Security and Encryption An Introduction
 Book CoverComputer Security and Encryption

An Introduction

S. R. Chauhan
S. Jangra, PhD

ISBN: 9781683925316
Pub Date: July 2020
Specs: 7 x 9   Paperback
Pages: 300
Price: $54.95

Because of the rapid growth of cybercrime, cryptography and system security may be the fastest growing technologies in our culture today. This book describes various aspects of cryptography and system security, with a particular emphasis on the use of rigorous security models and practices in the design of networks and systems. The first portion of the book presents the overall system security concepts and provides a general overview of its features, such as object model and inter-object communications. The objective is to provide an understanding of the cryptography underpinnings on which the rest of the book is based. The book is designed to meet the needs of beginners as well as more advanced readers.



1: Security Concepts.  2: Public Key Crypto and SSL. 3: World Wide Web Transaction Security. 4: IPSEC and Firewalls. 5: Public Key Certificates. 6: Security at the IP Layer. 7: Remote Access with IPSEC. 8. Virtual Private Networks. 9. Security of Emerging Technology. Index.


Both S. R. Chauhan and S. Jangra, PhD are university instructors, with over 20 years of experience teaching courses in cybersecurity and cybercrime. Both have published research articles for international journals.