Malware, Rootkits, & Botnets, A Beginner's Guide / Edition 1

Malware, Rootkits, & Botnets, A Beginner's Guide / Edition 1

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by Christopher Elisan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071792066

ISBN-13: 9780071792066

Pub. Date: 09/25/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional

Learn how to improve the security posture of your organization and defend against some of the most pervasive network attacks. Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide explains the nature, sophistication, and danger of these risks and offers best practices for thwarting them.

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Overview

Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional

Learn how to improve the security posture of your organization and defend against some of the most pervasive network attacks. Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide explains the nature, sophistication, and danger of these risks and offers best practices for thwarting them.

After reviewing the current threat landscape, the book describes the entire threat lifecycle, explaining how cybercriminals create, deploy, and manage the malware, rootkits, and botnets under their control. You'll learn proven techniques for identifying and mitigating these malicious attacks. Templates, checklists, and examples give you the hands-on help you need to get started protecting your network right away.

Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide
features:

  • Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job
  • IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience
  • Budget Note--Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization's budget
  • In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts
  • Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now
  • Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071792066
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/25/2012
Series:
Beginner's Guide Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
629,971
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting in Gear

Chapter 2. A Brief History of Malware

Chapter 3. Cloak of the Rootkit

Chapter 4. Rise of the Botnets

Chapter 5. The Threat Ecosystem

Chapter 6. The Malware Factory

Chapter 7. Infection Vectors

Chapter 8. The Compromised System

Chapter 9. Understanding Your System

Chapter 10. Identifying a Possible Threat

Chapter 11. Mitigating a Known Threat

Chapter 12. The Never-Ending Race

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Malware, Rootkits, & Botnets, A Beginner's Guide 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is for anyone who, like me, wants to become an elite black hat! H@ck3r_k$yg$n.3x3