Secure Your Network for Free

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Elsevier, Apr 18, 2011 - Computers - 512 pages
This is the only book to clearly demonstrate how to get big dollar security for your network using freely available tools. This is a must have book for any company or person with a limited budget.

Network security is in a constant struggle for budget to get things done. Upper management wants thing to be secure but doesn’t want to pay for it. With this book as a guide, everyone can get what they want. The examples and information will be of immense value to every small business. It will explain security principles and then demonstrate how to achieve them using only freely available software.
  • Teachers you how to implement best of breed security using tools for free
  • Ideal for anyone recomending and implementing new technologies within the company
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Presenting the Business Case for Free Solutions
1
Chapter 2 Protecting Your Perimeter
23
Chapter 3 Protecting Network Resources
133
Chapter 4 Configuring an Intrusion Detection System
215
Chapter 5 Managing Event Logs
263
Chapter 6 Testing and Auditing Your Systems
337
Chapter 7 Network Reporting and Troubleshooting
389
Chapter 8 Security as an Ongoing Process
447
Index
475
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Eric Seagren, CISSP, CISA, ISSAP, JPMorganChase has 10 years experience in IT Security and has spent the last 7 years at, one of the largest financial institutions in the world. Eric has contributed to several computer security books including: Hacking Exposed: Cisco Networks (McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 0072259175), Configuring Checkpoint NGX (Syngress, ISBN: 1597490318), and Hardening Network Security (McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 00725557032).

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