Network and System Security (2nd Edition) by John R. Vacca

By John R. Vacca

Network and procedure Security offers centred assurance of community and procedure safeguard applied sciences. It explores useful ideas to a variety of community and structures safety matters. Chapters are authored by means of best specialists within the box and handle the instant and long term demanding situations within the authors' respective parts of workmanship. assurance contains construction a safe association, cryptography, approach intrusion, UNIX and Linux protection, net safety, intranet defense, LAN safety; instant community protection, mobile community defense, RFID safety, and extra.

  • Chapters contributed by way of leaders within the box protecting foundational and sensible features of process and community safety, delivering a brand new point of technical services now not chanced on elsewhere
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date assurance of the topic region permits the reader to place present applied sciences to work
  • Presents tools of study and challenge fixing suggestions, bettering the reader's snatch of the fabric and skill to enforce useful solutions

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Sadly, this number is likely to climb; 72 percent of newly detected malware are Trojans capable of stealing user information. Not surprisingly, financial services are still the hardest hit and most frequently targeted sector, and account for almost half of all industry attacks. In the first half of 2011, new and more malevolent types of “Crimeware” (software specifically designed to steal customer information such as credit-card data, Social Security numbers, and customers’ financial Web site credentials) appeared.

A N A G E N D A F O R A C T I O N O F T H E A D VA N TA G E S A N D D I S A D VA N TA G E S O F N E T W O R K - B A S E D D S I S ACTIVITIES The following high-level checklist displays the advantages and disadvantages of how the network-based DSIs monitor network traffic for particular network segments (check all tasks completed): _____4. Retrofit a network to include network-based DSIs with minimal effort. _____5. Make the network-based DSIs very secure against attack and invisible to attackers.

What describes the product capabilities of gathering, analyzing, and presenting information from network and security devices; identity and access management applications; vulnerability management and policy compliance tools; operating system, database, and application logs; and external threat data? A. Security Information Event Management. B. Security Information Management. C. Security Event Management. D. Security Management Information. E. Security Event Information. 5. What is it called when SIEM/LM tools take event data and turn it into informational charts to assist in seeing patterns, or identifying activity that is not forming a standard pattern?

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