InfoSecurity 2008 Threat Analysis

InfoSecurity 2008 Threat Analysis

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An all-star cast of authors analyze the top IT security threats for 2008 as selected by the editors and readers of Infosecurity Magazine. This book, compiled from the Syngress Security Library, is an essential reference for any IT professional managing enterprise security. It serves as an early warning system, allowing readers to assess vulnerabilities, design protection schemes and plan for disaster recovery should an attack occur. Topics include Botnets, Cross Site Scripting Attacks, Social Engineering, Physical and Logical Convergence, Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS), Voice over IP (VoIP), and Asterisk Hacking. Each threat is fully defined, likely vulnerabilities are identified, and detection and prevention strategies are considered. Wherever possible, real-world examples are used to illustrate the threats and tools for specific solutions. * Provides IT Security Professionals with a first look at likely new threats to their enterprise * Includes real-world examples of system intrusions and compromised data * Provides techniques and strategies to detect, prevent, and recover * Includes coverage of PCI, VoIP, XSS, Asterisk, Social Engineering, Botnets, and ConvergenceAdobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat can execute JavaScript on documents without asking for authorization, which puts them on the same security level as common browsers. ... can be turned into a means for attacks to sneak into your network, bypassing the security restrictions on your internal and border firewalls. ... If you dona#39;t have one, create an empty document in OpenOffice and export it to PDF.

Title:InfoSecurity 2008 Threat Analysis
Author:Craig Schiller, Seth Fogie, Colby DeRodeff, Michael Gregg
Publisher:Syngress - 2011-04-18


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