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CISSP in 21 Days - Second Edition by M. L. Srinivasan

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Preventing or mitigating communication network attacks

Security services for communication networks should take into consideration the following security services for preventing and mitigating attacks:

  • Authentication
  • Access control
  • Non-repudiation
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Key management

Note

We've covered most of these concepts in earlier chapters.

Security controls in communication networks

Some of the common security controls used in the communication networks include the following:

  • HTTP digest authentication: In the digest authentication, there are two request/response pairs to enhance the authentication security.
  • Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME): This provides extensions for using public key cryptography for encryption and signing ...

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