Network Defense: Security and Vulnerability Assessment

Network Defense: Security and Vulnerability Assessment

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The Network Defense Series from EC-Council | Press is comprised of 5 books designed to educate learners from a vendor-neutral standpoint how to defend the networks they manage. This series covers the fundamental skills in evaluating internal and external threats to network security and design, how to enforce network level security policies, and how to ultimately protect an organizationa€™s information. The books in the series cover a broad range of topics from secure network fundamentals, protocols a analysis, standards and policy, hardening infrastructure, to configuring IPS, IDS, firewalls, bastion host and honeypots. Learners completing this series will have a full understanding of defensive measures taken to secure their organizationa€™s information, and along with the proper experience these books will prepare readers for the EC-Council Network Security Administrator (E|NSA) certification. Proactive vulnerability assessment is key to any organizationa€™s security posture. Constant assessment for potential weakness is required to maintain a security edge as new vulnerabilities in operating systems, software, hardware, and even human elements are identified and exploited every day. This book, the fifth in the series, is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge necessary to comprehend overall network security posture and the basic practices in vulnerability assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.They scan for vulnerabilities in the Windows OS and in Windows software. ... Some features of Nessus include: a€c Smart service recognition (will identify an FTP or HTTP service on a nonstandard port) ... Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

Title:Network Defense: Security and Vulnerability Assessment
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-04-14


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