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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Secure your network for free.
Rockland, Mass. : Syngress ; Oxford : Elsevier Science [distributor], 2006
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 493 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||I. Business Case / Intro This provides a high level overview of what will be covered and lays the foundation for the business justification of implementing the technologies that are described. The information here will help the IT person, justify and convince management of the value of implementing the technologies. II. Protecting your Perimeter Covers specific examples on how to protect your network using free and open sources firewalls of various formats. This tells them how to have a firewall for their network for free. III. Protecting your Workstations and Servers This covers basic hardening techniques for hardening and patching computers. It also covers free personal firewalls and anti-virus solutions for both linux and Windows operating systems. IV. Detecting Security Issues This explains how to implement a top notch intrusion detection system using snort with examples for both Windows and Linux. V. Testing and Auditing Your Systems This chapter demonstrates free solutions for a discovery-based inventory and for vulnerability scanning using multiple free solutions. VI. Network Reporting & Troubleshooting This chapter covers the generation of network/firewall usage statistics and security log monitoring. It also addressing some basic troubleshooting methods using free network sniffers/protocol analyzers.|