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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Chapter 1 Presenting the Business Case for Free Solutions
Chapter 2 Protecting Your Perimeter
Chapter 3 Protecting Network Resources
Chapter 4 Configuring an Intrusion Detection System
Chapter 5 Managing Event Logs
Chapter 6 Testing and Auditing Your Systems
Chapter 7 Network Reporting and Troubleshooting
Chapter 8 Security as an Ongoing Process

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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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