Hacking Exposed 7 : Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

Hacking Exposed 7 : Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition

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The latest tactics for thwarting digital attacks a€œOur new reality is zero-day, APT, and state-sponsored attacks. Today, more than ever, security professionals need to get into the hackera€™s mind, methods, and toolbox to successfully deter such relentless assaults. This edition brings readers abreast with the latest attack vectors and arms them for these continually evolving threats.a€ --Brett Wahlin, CSO, Sony Network Entertainment a€œStop taking punches--leta€™s change the game; ita€™s time for a paradigm shift in the way we secure our networks, and Hacking Exposed 7 is the playbook for bringing pain to our adversaries.a€ --Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director, FBI Bolster your systema€™s security and defeat the tools and tactics of cyber-criminals with expert advice and defense strategies from the world-renowned Hacking Exposed team. Case studies expose the hackera€™s latest devious methods and illustrate field-tested remedies. Find out how to block infrastructure hacks, minimize advanced persistent threats, neutralize malicious code, secure web and database applications, and fortify UNIX networks. Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets a Solutions contains all-new visual maps and a comprehensive a€œcountermeasures cookbook.a€ Obstruct APTs and web-based meta-exploits Defend against UNIX-based root access and buffer overflow hacks Block SQL injection, spear phishing, and embedded-code attacks Detect and terminate rootkits, Trojans, bots, worms, and malware Lock down remote access using smartcards and hardware tokens Protect 802.11 WLANs with multilayered encryption and gateways Plug holes in VoIP, social networking, cloud, and Web 2.0 services Learn about the latest iPhone and Android attacks and how to protect yourselfWindows. Authentication. Sniffing. Countermeasures. The key to disabling LM response attacks is to disable LM authentication. ... Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 already use a default value of aquot;Send NTLMv2 Response ... so if you are using the Windows password complexity feature (mentioned earlier in this chapter), youa#39;ve bought yourself some time.

Title:Hacking Exposed 7 : Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Seventh Edition
Author:Stuart McClure, Joel Scambray, George Kurtz
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-07-11


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