Articles by Cisco Press 

Cisco Secure IDS Sensor Deployment

We are pleased to present Chapter 5 (in 4 parts) of Cisco Press' Cisco Secure Intrusion Detection System, dealing with IDS Sensor Deployment. Even if you are not using Cisco's technology for intrusion detection, the information contained within will be valuable to you as you ensure you have all the bases covered to assure security for your network. This first segment looks at all you need to know in preparing your deployment, including entry points into your network, critical network components, and security components.

Frame Relay -- Summary

We conclude our serialization from Cisco Press' Network Consultant Handbook with a summary of all we have covered in Frame Relay. This is an invaluable reference you'll want to return to.

Frame Relay Traffic Policing and Shaping

Policing and shaping are two types of traffic regulation used in frame relay. In this penultimate segment from Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook, you'll learn about the rate-limiting and the other methods used to ensure proper traffic flow.

Frame Relay Traffic Shaping

Traffic shaping supports the controlling of the traffic going out of an interface. In this installment from the Network Consultants Handbook we take an in-depth look at all you need to know to control access to available bandwidth, complete with tables and illustrations.

Frame Relay Applications: Voice over Frame Relay

The fourth frame relay application we are covering in our series from the Network Consultants Handbook is VoFr -- certain to be a major consideration in your future, if not present. This in-depth study explains all the technical data you need for reference in using this budding implementation, complete with tables and illustrations.

Frame Relay Applications: Novell IPX & IBM SNA

Traditionally, four networking suites are deployed using Frame Relay as the Layer 2 transport mechanism. This time out, we provide in-depth coverage of the Novell IPX and IBM SNA suites.

Frame Relay Applications: TCP/IP Suite

Traditionally, four networking suites are deployed using Frame Relay as the Layer 2 transport mechanism. We will cover them all in-depth, starting with the TCP/IP suite.

Frame Relay Polling, Error Handling, and Specification Enhancements

We continue our comprehensive look at Frame Relay from Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook, complete with illustrations, charts and tables you'll want to keep as a reference.

Frame Relay Virtual Circuit Parameters

Time to turn the tables and invest in a VC for a change. However, we're referring to Virtual Circuit parameters for Frame Relay... From Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook.

Frame Relay Components, part 2

We continue a comprehensive view of all the components you need to know about when using Frame Relay. This time, we include an examination of the differences between Fully Meshed, Partially Meshed, and Hub-and-Spoke networks. Excerpted from Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook.

Frame Relay Components

A comprehensive look of all the components you need to know about when using Frame Relay. Illustrations and tables provide a crib sheet you'll want to bookmark. From Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook.

Frame Relay, part 1

From Cisco Press' Network Consultants Handbook we present Chapter 15, serialized in its entirety -- all you need to know about Frame Relay on a Wide Area Network.

VPN With Pre-Shared Keys

In this final installment from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, you will learn all about the usage and configuration of pre-shared keys, certificate authorities, and PIX-to_PIX firewall configuration.

Keeping Your Cisco VPN Secure

In this excerpt from the book from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, we cover the configuration, commands and parameters for setting up your VPN and assuring its security using IPSec and Manual Keys.

Point-to-Point on PIX

In this segment from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, you'll learn commands and parameters for configuring your VPN with Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol for a PIX Firewall.

AAA PIX

No, we don't have pictures of auto club members. Rather, this refers to authentication on Cisco PIX firewalls. In this segment from In part 6 of our series of excerpts from the book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, you will learn how to use commands to Authenticate, Authorize, and Accounting for users.

Protect Your PIX

Keep your PIX firewall secure! In part 5 of our series of excerpts from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, you'll learn all about AAA authorization and why two DMZs are better than one.

Book Excerpt: Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions - part 4

Are you considering the purchase of a Cisco firewall, or looking at issues involving configuring one? This excerpt from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, deals with their Secure Private Internet Exchange Firewall, or PIX. Part 4 of Chapter 4 covers Single DMZ configuration, which moves the FTP, Web, and e-mail servers to a DMZ. All traffic destined for these servers will not touch the LAN.

Book Excerpt: Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions - part 3

Are you considering the purchase of a Cisco firewall? Or perhaps you already have one and need reference material? This excerpt from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, deals with their Secure Private Internet Exchange Firewall, or PIX. Part 3 of Chapter 4 covers realistic configuration and includes Web, e-mail, and FTP services.

Book Excerpt: Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, part 2

Are you considering the purchase of a Cisco firewall? This excerpt from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, deals with their Secure Private Internet Exchange Firewall, or PIX. Part 2 of Chapter 4 covers basic configuration commands and parameters.

Book Excerpt: Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, Part 1

Are you considering the purchase of a Cisco firewall? This excerpt from the Cisco Press book, Cisco Secure Internet Security Solutions, deals with their Secure Private Internet Exchange Firewall, or PIX. Part 1 of Chapter 4 outlines the security features and different models available.

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