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HACKER's GUIDE TO SECURITY: Maximum Security: A Hacker's Guide to Protecting Your Internet Site and Network (2nd ed.)
HACKER's GUIDE TO SECURITYMaximum Security: A Hacker's Guide to Protecting Your Internet Site and Network (2nd ed.)
AnonymousSams (Corporate Manuals)ISBN 0-672-31341-3Price with CD-Rom: £46.95
Keywords: Internet, World Wide Web, Security
The title of this book makes its contents self-explanatory. A hacker's perspective is taken of an organisations's Web site and network. Its vulnerabilities are revealed in explicit detail. It is aimed at anyone who administers information providers or runs a network. It is mainly concerned with computer and communications security. An introduction is provided for the Internet and TCP/IP. The specific types of attack are discussed with examples of the counter measures given. External network threats and vulnerabilities are considered. Problems of particular systems are detailed for the Microsoft, Unix, Apple Macintosh and Novell types of systems.
Further information about: setting-up a secure system; tools references; products and agencies with contact address are included. The book comes with a CD-ROM. The book in its 2nd edition is highly recommended.