Network security is a set of protocols that allow us to use the Internet comfortably without worrying about security attacks. The most common tool for providing network security is cryptography. This book first introduces the reader to the principles of cryptography and network security and then applies those principles to describe network security protocols both in physical as well as the wireless networks. Divided into 15 chapters, the book contains all the important aspects of network security and cryptography
1. Introduction to the Security Concepts 2. Codes and Encipherment Techniques 3. Block Ciphers 4. Advanced Encryption Standard 5. Modern Symmetric Key Encipherment Techniques 6. Numbers Theory Used in Cryptography 7. Public Key Cryptography 8. Public Key Cryptosystem Used as Key Management 9. Authentication and Hash Algorithms 10. Digital Signature and Its Standard 11. Electronic Mail Security 12. Internet Security Protocols 13. IP Security and Firewall 14. System Security 15. Wireless Network Security.
Mohammad Amjad :- Mohammad Amjad is Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has four years of industry experience and 13 years of teaching experience. He has contributed twenty-five research papers in various reputed journals, national and international and at conferences in India and abroad like USA and China. He is actively involved in research and development activities in areas of MANET, WSN, Mobile Computing and Network.