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I am looking for a good book, Internet resource that can clearly explain these terms. Really, I would not like to read any Microsoft books or any book about windows or other operation systems. I really need the theoretical explanations.

I am appreciated to get any help.

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Separate from implementation the words are pretty generic. Just look them up the words in a dictionary or encyclopedia –  Zoredache Aug 4 '10 at 19:18
    
Come on. I just look for a starting point to investigate this issue. –  igor Aug 4 '10 at 20:03

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That should be a good book. It is on information security, and has chapters on system security.

http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/academic/product/0,,0136004245-TOC,00%2ben-USS_01DBC.html

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Rob Slade's review is quite positive. –  Gilles Aug 4 '10 at 19:41
    
@skhushalani. +1 any help, welcome! –  igor Aug 4 '10 at 19:52
    
We had this book for our Information Security class and I remember covering the topics you are talking about. It is probably the only textbook I actually enjoyed reading. –  Sagar Aug 4 '10 at 22:21

Look at at Rob Slade's reviews. His reviews are very good, because he doesn't hesitate to point out the defects in a book, and he explains what the book can bring to various audiences.

An excellent book covering security in general is Ross Anderson's. An older edition is available online. He covers a wide range of topics, so after you've read the relevant chapters, you may want to follow some bibliographic references.

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+1 Thanks, Gilles. It is a good starting point! –  igor Aug 4 '10 at 19:51

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