Chapter 1. Introduction to Network Security

Introduction to Network Security
  • Threats to network security

  • Network security objectives

  • Classification of data

  • Security controls

  • Incident response

  • Law and ethics

In Chapter 1, I'm going to explore some fundamental tenets of network security. It's important to have a foundation for the topics we will continue to explore in depth later on. I'll start with the threats to network security. Then I'll cover the objectives of network security and you'll learn some of the ways data is classified. Next, we will look at the types of controls that can be applied to help achieve network security.

In the two final sections, I will discuss the steps of incident ...

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