Chapter 6. Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport, Applications, and Security
This chapter covers the following subjects:
This section explains the functions and mechanisms used by TCP and UDP, including error recovery and port numbers.
TCP/IP Applications: This section explains the purpose of TCP/IP application layer protocols, focusing on HTTP as an example.
Network Security: This section provides some perspectives on the security threats faced by networks today, introducing some of the key tools used to help prevent and reduce the impact of those threats.