Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach

This book is a part of another book titled "Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach, 2nd Edition" (687 pages). It is created to lower the cost on students, as many courses only need this part. It covers 16 of the 26 chapters.Teaching Internet security principles via hands-on activitiesUnique among computer security texts, the Second Edition of the Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a hands-on approach. For each security principle, the book uses a series of hands-on activities to help explain the principle; readers can touch, play with, and experiment with the principle, instead of just reading about it. The hands-on activities are based on the author's widely adopted SEED Labs, which have been used by over 1000 institutes in more than 65 countries. Topics covered in the book- Attacks on TCP/IP Protocols and DNS- Packet sniffing and spoofing- Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN) - Cryptography, PKI, and TLS Programming- Bitcoin and Blockchain- Attacks on Web Applications- Common Hacking and Defense Mechanisms

Author: Wenliang Du

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