Securing Converged IP Networks

Tyson Macaulay

May 30, 2006 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 280 Pages - 47 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849375804 - CAT# AU7580

USD$109.95

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Features

  • Provides peer-reviewed analysis and recommendations from many of the world's leading ICT security and risk management practitioners
  • Supports compliance efforts and improved assurance for critical production processes
  • Includes tools for understanding and mitigating a broad range of management, operational, and technical risks
  • Offers chapter summary tables for at-a-glance analysis, enabling rapid consumption of the most salient points
  • Summary

    Internet Protocol (IP) networks increasingly mix traditional data assets with traffic related to voice, entertainment, industrial process controls, metering, and more. Due to this convergence of content, IP networks are emerging as extremely vital infrastructure components, requiring greater awareness and better security and management.

    Offering diverse perspectives from the world's leading experts on convergence, Securing Converged IP Networks illustrates how to maintain content integrity and network assurance. This book discusses the convergence market and the business drivers of convergence, details how to measure the sensitivity and assurance requirements of different data assets and discusses a wide range of ICT security threats and vulnerabilities. Later chapters discuss controls and safeguards in terms of management, as well as, technical, and operational tools that can reduce the likelihood of wide range of risks. It also provides recommendations for managing the assurance, implementation and operation of converged ICT network infrastructures and examines the future of ICT security and assurance under IP convergence.