Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits: Security Secrets and Solutions, Second Edition

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Author: Christopher C. Elisan,Michael A. Davis,Sean M. Bodmer,Aaron LeMasters

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071825754

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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Arm yourself for the escalating war against malware and rootkits Thwart debilitating cyber-attacks and dramatically improve your organization’s security posture using the proven defense strategies in this thoroughly updated guide. Hacking ExposedTM Malware and Rootkits: Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition fully explains the hacker’s latest methods alongside ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Discover how to block pop-up and phishing exploits, terminate embedded code, and identify and eliminate rootkits. You will get up-to-date coverage of intrusion detection, firewall, honeynet, antivirus, and anti-rootkit technology. • Learn how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise • See how hackers develop malicious code and target vulnerable systems • Detect, neutralize, and remove user-mode and kernel-mode rootkits • Use hypervisors and honeypots to uncover and kill virtual rootkits • Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft • Block spear phishing, client-side, and embedded-code exploits • Effectively deploy the latest antivirus, pop-up blocker, and firewall software • Identify and stop malicious processes using IPS solutions

Hacking Exposed 7 : Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

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Author: Stuart McClure,Joel Scambray,George Kurtz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071780289

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 8277

The latest tactics for thwarting digital attacks “Our new reality is zero-day, APT, and state-sponsored attacks. Today, more than ever, security professionals need to get into the hacker’s mind, methods, and toolbox to successfully deter such relentless assaults. This edition brings readers abreast with the latest attack vectors and arms them for these continually evolving threats.” --Brett Wahlin, CSO, Sony Network Entertainment “Stop taking punches--let’s change the game; it’s time for a paradigm shift in the way we secure our networks, and Hacking Exposed 7 is the playbook for bringing pain to our adversaries.” --Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director, FBI Bolster your system’s security and defeat the tools and tactics of cyber-criminals with expert advice and defense strategies from the world-renowned Hacking Exposed team. Case studies expose the hacker’s latest devious methods and illustrate field-tested remedies. Find out how to block infrastructure hacks, minimize advanced persistent threats, neutralize malicious code, secure web and database applications, and fortify UNIX networks. Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets & Solutions contains all-new visual maps and a comprehensive “countermeasures cookbook.” Obstruct APTs and web-based meta-exploits Defend against UNIX-based root access and buffer overflow hacks Block SQL injection, spear phishing, and embedded-code attacks Detect and terminate rootkits, Trojans, bots, worms, and malware Lock down remote access using smartcards and hardware tokens Protect 802.11 WLANs with multilayered encryption and gateways Plug holes in VoIP, social networking, cloud, and Web 2.0 services Learn about the latest iPhone and Android attacks and how to protect yourself

Software War Stories

Case Studies in Software Management

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Author: Donald J. Reifer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118650743

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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A comprehensive, practical book on software management that dispels real-world issues through relevant case studies Software managers inevitably will meet obstacles while trying to deliver quality products and provide value to customers, often with tight time restrictions. The result: Software War Stories. This book provides readers with practical advice on how to handle the many issues that can arise as a software project unfolds. It utilizes case studies that focus on what can be done to establish and meet reasonable expectations as they occur in government, industrial, and academic settings. The book also offers important discussions on both traditional and agile methods as well as lean development concepts. Software War Stories: Covers the basics of management as applied to situations ranging from agile projects to large IT projects with infrastructure problems Includes coverage of topics ranging from planning, estimating, and organizing to risk and opportunity management Uses twelve case studies to communicate lessons learned by the author in practice Offers end-of-chapter exercises, sample solutions, and a blog for providing updates and answers to readers' questions Software War Stories: Case Studies in Software Management mentors practitioners, software engineers, students and more, providing relevant situational examples encountered when managing software projects and organizations.

Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs

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Author: J. Michael Stewart

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 076379130X

Category: Computers

Page: 482

View: 1126

Network Security Fire walls, and VPNs provides a unique, in-depth look at the major business challenges and threats that are introduced when an organization's network is connected to the public Internet. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare the reader to disarm threats and prepare for emerging technologies and future attacks. Key Features -Introduces the basics of network securityùexploring the details of firewall security and how VPNs operate -Illustrates how to plan proper network security to combat hackers and outside threats -Discusses firewall configuration and deployment and managing firewall security -Identifies how to secure local and Internet communications with a VPN About The Series The Jones & Bartlett Learning: Information Systems Security & Assurance Series delivers fundamental IT security principles packed with real-world applications and examples for IT Security, Cyber-Security, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security programs. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), and reviewed by leading technical experts in the field, these books are current, forward-thinking resources that enable readers to solve the cyber-security challenges of today and tomorrow.

Network Security, Firewalls and VPNs

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Author: J. Michael Stewart

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284031683

Category: Computers

Page: 500

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PART OF THE NEW JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY & ASSURANCE SERIES Fully revised and updated with the latest data from the field, Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs, Second Edition provides a unique, in-depth look at the major business challenges and threats that are introduced when an organization s network is connected to the public Internet. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare the reader to disarm threats and prepare for emerging technologies and future attacks. Key Features: -Introduces the basics of network security exploring the details of firewall security and how VPNs operate -Illustrates how to plan proper network security to combat hackers and outside threats -Discusses firewall configuration and deployment and managing firewall security -Identifies how to secure local and internet communications with a VPN Instructor Materials for Network Security, Firewalls, VPNs include: PowerPoint Lecture Slides Exam Questions Case Scenarios/Handouts About the Series This book is part of the Information Systems Security and Assurance Series from Jones and Bartlett Learning. Designed for courses and curriculums in IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security, this series features a comprehensive, consistent treatment of the most current thinking and trends in this critical subject area. These titles deliver fundamental information-security principles packed with real-world applications and examples. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), they deliver comprehensive information on all aspects of information security. Reviewed word for word by leading technical experts in the field, these books are not just current, but forward-thinking putting you in the position to solve the cybersecurity challenges not just of today, but of tomorrow, as well."