Table of contents for Networking explained / Michael A. Gallo, William M. Hancock.
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Updated material reflects the changes in technology and includes such things as: the new specs for 10 Gigabit Ethernet
the concept of a public key infrastructure (PKI)
the emerging home networking infrastructure standards
the results of the new advanced encryption standard (AES) that will replace DES.
Increased coverage of selected topics within current chapters includes descriptions of specific flow control protocols in Chapter 5 (e.g., Stop-and-Wait, Sliding Window);
coverage of UDP and TCP in Chapter 3
coverage of DSL service in Chapter 15
description of the RSA algorithm in Chapter 16
New chapters include voice and data wireless networking, multimedia networking, and network convergence
New appendix on X.25.5.
Chapter Titles: Fundamental Concepts of Computer Networks and Networking
Network Topologies, Architectures, and the OSI Model
The Internet and TCP/IP
Physical Layer Concepts
Data Link Layer Concepts and IEEE Standards
Network Hardware Components (Layers 1 and 2)
WANs, Internetworking, and Network Layer Concepts and Components
Ethernet, Ethernet, and More Ethernet
Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS)
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Dialup and Home Networking
Network Security Issues
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Computer networks