Introduction. Part I: Crypto Basics & What You Really Need to Know. Chapter 1: A Primer on Crypto Basics. Chapter 2: Major League Algorithms. Chapter 3: Deciding What You Really Need. Chapter 4: Locks and Keys. Part II: Public Key Infrastructure. Chapter 5: The PKI Primer. Chapter 6: PKI Bits and Pieces. Chapter 7: All Keyed Up! Part III: Putting Encryption Technologies to Work for You. Chapter 8: Securing E-Mail from Prying Eyes. Chapter 9: File and Storage Strategies. Chapter 10: Authentication Systems. Chapter 11: Secure E-Commerce. Chapter 12: Virtual Private Network (VPN) Encryption. Chapter 13: Wireless Encryption Basics. Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: The Ten Best Encryption Web Sites. Chapter 15: The Ten Most Commonly Misunderstood Encryption Terms. Chapter 16: Cryptography Do?s and Don?ts. Chapter 17: Ten Principles of ?Cryptiquette?. Chapter 18: Ten Very Useful Encryption Products. Part V: Appendixes. Appendix A: Cryptographic Attacks. Appendix B: Glossary. Appendix C: Encryption Export Controls. Index.
Chey Cobb, CISSP, author of Network Security For Dummies, was Chief Security Officer for a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) overseas location. She is a nationally recognized computer security expert.
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