Network security spans a large number of disciplines, ranging from management
and policy topics to operating system kernel fundamentals.
Historically, the coverage of these and the other network security areas was presented
in multiple, specialized publications or given a high-level treatment that was
not suited to the practitioner. Network Security Bible approaches network security
from the view of the individual who wants to learn and apply the associated network
security best practices without having to sort through a myriad of extraneous
material from multiple sources. The information provided in this text includes
“secrets” learned by practicing professionals in the field of network security
through many years of real-world experience....