Chapter 11. IPSec Security Architecture

  1. Günter Schäfer

Published Online: 17 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470863722.ch11

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

How to Cite

Schäfer, G. (2003) IPSec Security Architecture, in Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470863722.ch11

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863701

Online ISBN: 9780470863725

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Keywords:

  • IPSec security architecture;
  • ‘Best effort’ service;
  • Simple Mail Application protocols Transfer Protocol (SMTP);
  • Security Associations Database (SADB);
  • security association (SA);
  • Authentication Header (AH);
  • Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)protocol;
  • Security Policy Database (SPD);
  • Internet Key Exchange (IKE) protocol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Short Introduction to the Internet Protocol Suite

  • Overview of IPSec Architecture

  • Use of Transport and Tunnel Mode

  • IPSec Protocol Processing

  • The ESP Protocol

  • The AH Protocol

  • The ISAKMP Protocol

  • Internet Key Exchange

  • Other Aspects of IPSec

  • Summary

  • Supplemental Reading

  • Questions