Introduces penetration testing and its importance in maintaining network security, discussing factors including the responsibilities of a penetration testing professional and potential system weaknesses.I COUNTERMEASURES Throughout the book, we have identified countermeasures for many specific vulnerabilities. Closing specific holes, such as applying a patch to a Web server, addresses a real threat to security but does nothing to prevent a similar ... Often we perform penetration tests for clients and provide them with a long list of recommendations for fixing the issues we discover during testing.
|Author||:||T. J. Klevinsky, Scott Laliberte, Ajay Gupta|
|Publisher||:||Addison-Wesley Professional - 2002|