Get the inside edge on the latest advances in the field of computer network security with the help of this new book! Comprehensive in scope, it is an essential guide to all facets of information security ranging from basic network technology to the broad applications of network security used in e-commerce, Internet security, and enterprise systems. Readers will learn about risk and threat analysis, as well as technologies such as access control, authentication, encryption and key distribution. Planning, installing, and operating a secure system is also covered. Highlights include lessons learned from September 11, 2001. Coverage concludes with a look at future trends, including global terror and proactive solutions.