Hacking Exposed, Sixth Edition: Network Security Secrets& Solutions

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 1, 2009 - Computers - 752 pages

The tenth anniversary edition of the world's bestselling computer security book!

The original Hacking Exposed authors rejoin forces on this new edition to offer completely up-to-date coverage of today's most devastating hacks and how to prevent them. Using their proven methodology, the authors reveal how to locate and patch system vulnerabilities. The book includes new coverage of ISO images, wireless and RFID attacks, Web 2.0 vulnerabilities, anonymous hacking tools, Ubuntu, Windows Server 2008, mobile devices, and more.

Hacking Exposed 6 applies the authors' internationally renowned computer security methodologies, technical rigor, and "from-the-trenches" experience to make computer technology usage and deployments safer and more secure for businesses and consumers.

"A cross between a spy novel and a tech manual." --Mark A. Kellner, Washington Times

"The seminal book on white-hat hacking and countermeasures . . . Should be required reading for anyone with a server or a network to secure." --Bill Machrone, PC Magazine

"A must-read for anyone in security . . . One of the best security books available." --Tony Bradley, CISSP, About.com

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User Review  - PghDragonMan - LibraryThing

A very basic look at methods of compromising computer security. The book is aimed at legitimate Computer Systems Administrators and teaches where the usual security holes are in Windows based networks ... Read full review

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If you are responsible in any way for a network or website, get this book. If there is anyone that works for you that is responsible for a network or website, get this book for their library!


System Hacking
Infrastructure Hacking
Application and Data Hacking

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About the author (2009)

Stuart McClure, CISSP, CNE, CCSE, was founder, president, and CTO of Foundstone, and ran the worldwide AVERT team at McAfee.

Joel Scambray, CISSP, is chief strategy officer for Leviathan Security Group and was a senior director at Microsoft Corporation focusing on security.

George Kurtz, CISSP, former CEO of Foundstone, is senior vice president and general manager of McAfee's Risk & Compliance Business Unit. All three are the coauthors of the previous editions of Hacking Exposed.

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