Computer Security and Penetration Testing / Edition 1

Computer Security and Penetration Testing / Edition 1

by Alfred Basta, Wolf Halton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418048267

ISBN-13: 9781418048266

Pub. Date: 08/31/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Delivering up-to-the-minute coverage, COMPUTER SECURITY AND PENETRATION TESTING, Second Edition offers readers of all backgrounds and experience levels a well-researched and engaging introduction to the fascinating realm of network security. Spotlighting the latest threats and vulnerabilities, this cutting-edge text is packed with real-world examples that showcase

Overview

Delivering up-to-the-minute coverage, COMPUTER SECURITY AND PENETRATION TESTING, Second Edition offers readers of all backgrounds and experience levels a well-researched and engaging introduction to the fascinating realm of network security. Spotlighting the latest threats and vulnerabilities, this cutting-edge text is packed with real-world examples that showcase today's most important and relevant security topics. It addresses how and why people attack computers and networks—equipping readers with the knowledge and techniques to successfully combat hackers. This edition also includes new emphasis on ethics and legal issues. The world of information security is changing every day - readers are provided with a clear differentiation between hacking myths and hacking facts. Straightforward in its approach, this comprehensive resource teaches the skills needed to go from hoping a system is secure to knowing that it is.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418048266
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/31/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

1. Ethics of Hacking and Cracking. 2. Reconnaissance. 3. Scanning Tools. 4. Sniffers. 5. TCP/IP Vulnerabilities. 6. Techniques of Password Cracking. 7. Spoofing. 8. Session Hijacking. 9. Hacking Network Devices. 10. Trojan Horses. 11. Denial of Service Attacks. 12. Buffer Overflows. 13. Programming Exploits. 14. Mail Vulnerabilities. 15. Web Application Vulnerabilities. 16. Windows Vulnerabilities. 17. Linux Vulnerabilities. 18. Incident Handling. Glossary. References.

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