Endpoint Security

Endpoint Security

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A Comprehensive, Proven Approach to Securing All Your Network Endpoints! Despite massive investments in security technology and training, hackers are increasingly succeeding in attacking networks at their weakest links: their endpoints. Now, leading security expert Mark Kadrich introduces a breakthrough strategy to protecting all your endpoint devices, from desktops and notebooks to PDAs and cellphones. Drawing on powerful process control techniques, Kadrich shows how to systematically prevent and eliminate network contamination and infestation, safeguard endpoints against todaya€™s newest threats, and prepare yourself for tomorrowa€™s attacks. As part of his end-to-end strategy, he shows how to utilize technical innovations ranging from network admission control to a€œtrusted computing.a€ Unlike traditional a€œone-size-fits-alla€ solutions, Kadricha€™s approach reflects the unique features of every endpoint, from its applications to its environment. Kadrich presents specific, customized strategies for Windows PCs, notebooks, Unix/Linux workstations, Macs, PDAs, smartphones, cellphones, embedded devices, and more. Youa€™ll learn how to: a€c Recognize dangerous limitations in conventional endpoint security strategies a€c Identify the best products, tools, and processes to secure your specific devices and infrastructure a€c Configure new endpoints securely and reconfigure existing endpoints to optimize security a€c Rapidly identify and remediate compromised endpoint devices a€c Systematically defend against new endpoint-focused malware and viruses a€c Improve security at the point of integration between endpoints and your network Whether youa€™re a security engineer, consultant, administrator, architect, manager, or CSO, this book delivers what youa€™ve been searching for: a comprehensive endpoint security strategy that works.HFS Hierarchical File System used in the Mac OS X operating system. HI Host integrity. A function used to determine whether a ... IPM Intellectual property management or rights management. IRIX A System V-based UNIX with BSD extensionsanbsp;...

Title:Endpoint Security
Author:Mark Kadrich
Publisher:Addison-Wesley Professional - 2007-03-30


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