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Build Your Own Security Lab: A Field Guide for Network Testing

ISBN: 978-0-470-37947-9
456 pages
August 2010
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If your job is to design or implement IT security solutions or if you’re studying for any security certification, this is the how-to guide you’ve been looking for. Here’s how to assess your needs, gather the tools, and create a controlled environment in which you can experiment, test, and develop the solutions that work. With liberal examples from real-world scenarios, it tells you exactly how to implement a strategy to secure your systems now and in the future.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xxi Introduction xxiii

Chapter 1 Hardware and Gear 1

Chapter 2 Building a Software Test Platform 31

Chapter 3 Passive Information Gathering 63

Chapter 4 Detecting Live Systems 105

Chapter 5 Enumerating Systems 149

Chapter 6 Automated Attack and Penetration Tools 189

Chapter 7 Understanding Cryptographic Systems 225

Chapter 8 Defeating Malware 259

Chapter 9 Securing Wireless Systems 291

Chapter 10 Intrusion Detection 325

Chapter 11 Forensic Detection 365

Appendix A About the DVD 405

Index 409

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Author Information

Michael Gregg, CISSP, CISA, MCSE, holds a total of 19 professional certifications and is a highly respected security consultant. President of Security Solutions, Inc., he is also an expert for three TechTarget.com web sites. Michael has authored or coauthored several books, including Security+ Street Smarts, also published by Wiley.
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