CCSP: Secure PIX and Secure VPN Study Guide (642-521 and 642-511)

Here's the book you need to prepare for Cisco's Secure PIX Firewall (CSPFA) and Secure VPN (CSVPN) exams. This two-in-one Study Guide provides: In-depth coverage of all exam topics Practical information on implementing Cisco's Secure PIX and Secure VPN technologies Hundreds of challenging review questions Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and electronic flashcards Authoritative coverage of all exam objec...

Applied Cryptography. Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C

This book provides you with a comprehensive survey of modern cryptography. The book details how programmers and electronic communications professionals can use cryptography - the technique of enciphering and deciphering messages – to maintain the privacy of computer data. The boob describes dozens of cryptography algorithms, gives practical advice on how to implement them in cryptographic software, and shows how they can be used to s...

The Dispeller of Disputes: Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani

Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani is an essential work of Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophical literature. Written in an accessible question-and-answer style, it contains Nagarjuna's replies to criticisms of his philosophy of the "Middle Way." The Vigrahavyavartani has been widely cited both in canonical literature and in recent scholarship; it has remained a central text in India, Tibet, China, and Japan, and has attracted the interest of ...

The Act in Context: The Canonical Papers of Steven C. Hayes

The Canonical Papers of Steven C. Hayes is a compilation of his most pivotal articles written from 1982-2012. Through these selected papers, Hayes again revisits the theoretical struggles between behavioral and cognitive-behavior theories, taking us from the 1980s into present day, discussing the breakthroughs and follies. Using this as a focus point, he discusses the tradition of behavior analysis and its difficulties in addressing ...

Stepfamily Relationships: Development, Dynamics, and Interventions, Second Edition

This second edition synthesizes the emerging knowledge base on the diversity of stepfamilies, their inherent concerns, and why so relatively little is still known about them. Its extensive findings shed needed light on family arrangements relatively new to the literature (e.g., cohabitating stepparents), the effects of these relationships on different family members (e.g., stepsiblings, stepgrandparents), the experiences of gay and l...

Non-representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect

This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life. Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known. It revolves around three key functions. It: introduces the rather dispersed discussion ofnon-representational th...

Paganistan: Contemporary Pagan Community in Minnesota's Twin Cities

Paganistan - a moniker adapted by the Twin Cities Contemporary Pagan community - is the title of a history and ethnography of a regionally unique, urban, and vibrant community in Minnesota. The story of the community traces the formation of some of the earliest organizations and churches in the US, the influence of publication houses and bookstores, the marketplace, and the local University, on the growth and sustenance of a distinct...

The Mathematics and Biology of the Biodistribution of Radiopharmaceuticals

This book explores the mathematics and biology of the biodistribution of radiopharmaceuticals following their introduction into the body, but does so primarily from a clinical perspective – from the point of view of image interpretation and any associated image-derived quantification. All of the equations included in the book relate directly to the biodistribution of radiopharmaceuticals and are clinically useful, either conceptually...

Linear Circuit Transfer Functions

Linear Circuit Transfer Functions: An introduction to Fast Analytical Techniques teaches readers how to determine transfer functions of linear passive and active circuits by applying Fast Analytical Circuits Techniques. Building on their existing knowledge of classical loop/nodal analysis, the book improves and expands their skills to unveil transfer functions in a swift and efficient manner. Starting with simple examples, the author...