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Hardening Network Infrastructure

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Bulletproof your system before you are hacked! From the publisher of the international best-seller, Hacking Exposed, here is a brilliant new offering written with a passion for security that will help you make the necessary upgrades and take the essential steps to secure your network infrastructure. The concise and consistent approach breaks down security into logical parts, giving you actions to take immediately, information on hardening your system from the top down, and finally when to go back and make further...
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Overview

Bulletproof your system before you are hacked! From the publisher of the international best-seller, Hacking Exposed, here is a brilliant new offering written with a passion for security that will help you make the necessary upgrades and take the essential steps to secure your network infrastructure. The concise and consistent approach breaks down security into logical parts, giving you actions to take immediately, information on hardening your system from the top down, and finally when to go back and make further upgrades.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072255027
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia
  • Publication date: 5/6/2004
  • Series: Networking Series
  • Pages: 580
  • Product dimensions: 1.19 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 9.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Do this now!
1 Do these six things before you do anything else 3
Pt. II Take it from the top : the systematic hardening process
2 Write a security policy 19
3 Hardening your firewall 39
4 Hardening your network with intrusion detection and prevention 73
5 Hardening VPN and dial-in remote access 105
6 Hardening your routers and switches 155
7 Securing the network with content filters 205
8 Hardening wireless LAN connections 241
9 Implementing AAA 279
10 Hardening your network with network management 311
11 Implementing a secure perimeter 347
12 Implementing a secure interior 371
Pt. III Once is never enough!
13 Auditing : performing a security review 389
14 Managing changes to your environment 427
Pt. IV How to succeed at hardening your network infrastructure
15 Setting perceptions and justifying the cost security 477
16 Addressing staffing and training issues 499
17 Incident response 517
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