Network Security Hacks

Network Security Hacks

Tips and Tools for Protecting your Privacy

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Introduces more than one hundred effective ways to ensure security in a Linux, UNIX, or Windows network, covering both TCP/IP-based services and host-based security techniques, with examples of applied encryption, intrusion detections, and logging.

Ingram Book Company
This edition offers both new and thoroughly updated hacks for Linux, Windows, OpenBSD, and Mac OS X servers that not only enable readers to secure TCP/IP-based services, but helps them implement a good deal of clever host-based security techniques as well.

Book News
Updated to reflect the cold, hard reality out there and the ever-increasing need for network security at every agency or industry, this second edition guide by consultant and expert practitioner Lockhart offers approximately 125 fighting chances to prevent intrusion, detect it, and strike back. He gives a summary of Unix and Windows host security, including basic tools and techniques, then covers privacy and anonymity that will use encryption and other methods to guard against such felonies as phishing, firewalls, including installing and using commercial firewall products, encryption and securing services, network security, including detecting ARP spoofing and tracking attackers, wireless security, logging, monitoring and trending, secure tunnels, network intrusion protection, recovery and response. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Ingram Publishing Services

In the fast-moving world of computers, things are always changing. Since the first edition of this strong-selling book appeared two years ago, network security techniques and tools have evolved rapidly to meet new and more sophisticated threats that pop up with alarming regularity. The second edition offers both new and thoroughly updated hacks for Linux, Windows, OpenBSD, and Mac OS X servers that not only enable readers to secure TCP/IP-based services, but helps them implement a good deal of clever host-based security techniques as well.

This second edition of Network Security Hacks offers 125 concise and practical hacks, including more information for Windows administrators, hacks for wireless networking (such as setting up a captive portal and securing against rogue hotspots), and techniques to ensure privacy and anonymity, including ways to evade network traffic analysis, encrypt email and files, and protect against phishing attacks. System administrators looking for reliable answers will also find concise examples of applied encryption, intrusion detection, logging, trending and incident response.

In fact, this "roll up your sleeves and get busy" security book features updated tips, tricks & techniques across the board to ensure that it provides the most current information for all of the major server software packages. These hacks are quick, clever, and devilishly effective.


This edition offers both new and thoroughly updated hacks for Linux, Windows, OpenBSD, and Mac OS X servers that not only enable readers to secure TCP/IP-based services, but helps them implement a good deal of clever host-based security techniques as well.


Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0596527632
9780596527631 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 005.8 LOC 2007
Characteristics: xx, 455 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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