Advanced Network Security

Advanced Network Security
Published:June 23, 2004Language:English
Author:Kevin Lam, David LeBlanc, & Ben Smith from the Microsoft Security TeamTechnology:Networking
Length:592 PagesISBN 13:9780735620339

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About The BookAssess the security status of your network—with advice from members of the Microsoft Security teams

Don’t wait for an attacker to find and exploit your security vulnerabilities—take the lead by assessing the state of your network’s security. This book delivers advanced network testing strategies, including vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, from members of the Microsoft security teams. These real-world practitioners provide hands-on guidance on how to perform security assessments, uncover security vulnerabilities, and apply appropriate countermeasures. The companion CD features time-saving tools and scripts that you can use to reveal and help correct security vulnerabilities in your own network.Sharpen and advance your security assessment skills, including how to:
  • Detect vulnerabilities and perform penetration tests
  • Conduct and properly report an IT security audit
  • Find hidden hosts by using DNS, WINS, and NetBIOS
  • Sweep your network to analyze network topology, existing hosts, and multi-homed systems
  • Determine the status of ICP and UDP ports by using port scanningRecognize and help counter common network threats, including:
  • War dialing, war driving, and Bluetooth attacks
  • Packet and network sniffing
  • IP, e-mail, and DNS spoofing
  • Password cracking
  • Communication interceptions and modifications
  • IDS and IPS attacker detection avoidance
  • Spam and other e-mail abusesCD features:
  • Tools for testing e-mail, databases, and Web servers
  • Scripts for finding common information leaks and other potential security issues
  • Complete eBook in PDF format
  • About Kevin Lam, David LeBlanc, & Ben Smith from the Microsoft Security TeamKevin Lam is a Microsoft security technologist, part of the team responsible for assessing the security status of Microsoft products, network infrastructure, and services. He’s also worked as technical lead on penetration testing teams for several leading security companies.

    David LeBlanc, co-author of Writing Secure Code, is a security architect at Microsoft. He works on teams to help improve application and network security and writes security auditing tools.

    Ben Smith, MCSE, CISSP, CCNA, is a Microsoft security strategist, part of the team that helps develop long-term security strategy at Microsoft. He is very active in the security community and is a featured speaker at IT industry conferences worldwide.
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