The Best Damn Firewall Book Period

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Elsevier, Apr 18, 2011 - Computers - 1168 pages
The Second Edition of the Best Damn Firewall Book Period is completely revised and updated to include all of the most recent releases from Microsoft, Cisco, Juniper Network, and Check Point.

Compiled from the best of the Syngress firewall library and authored by product experts such as Dr. Tom Shinder on ISA Server, this volume is an indispensable addition to a serious networking professionals toolkit.

Coverage includes migrating to ISA Server 2006, integrating Windows Firewall and Vista security into your enterprise, successfully integrating Voice over IP applications around firewalls, and analyzing security log files.

Sections are organized by major vendor, and include hardware, software and VPN configurations for each product line.

New to this Edition:

  • Microsoft firewall protection, from Windows Firewall to ISA Server 2006
  • Cisco PIX Version 7, including VPN configuration and IDS
  • Analyzing Firewall Logs and Reports
  • VoIP and Firewall Bypassing
 

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Contents

SmartDashboard and SmartPortal
27
Smart View Tracker
61
SmartDefense and Web Intelligence
83
Network Address Translation
119
Authentication
147
Content Security and OPSEC
203
VPN
223
SecuRemote SecureClient and Integrity
253
Configuring Virtual Private Networking
539
ISA Server 2006 Client Types and Automating Client Provisioning
579
Installing and Configuring the ISA Firewall Software
657
Creating and Using ISA 2006 Firewall Access Policy
733
Creating Remote Access and SitetoSite VPNs with ISA Firewalls
787
ISA 2006 Stateful Inspection and Application Layer Filtering
891
Deploying NetScreen Firewalls
939
Policy Configuration
1001

Adaptive Security Device Manager
311
Application Inspection
387
Filtering Intrusion Detection and Attack Management
413
Services
439
Configuring Authentication Authorization and Accounting
457
PIX Firewall Management
491
User Authentication
1031
Routing
1051
Address Translation
1075
Index
1103
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About the author (2011)

Dr. Tom Shinder is a 17 year veteran of the IT industry. Prior to entering IT, Dr. Tom graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine and was a practicing neurologist with special interests in epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Tom began his career in IT as a consultant, and has worked with many large companies, including Fina Oil, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Dell and many others. He started his writing career toward the end of the 1990s and has published over 30 books on Windows, Windows Networking, Windows Security and ISA Server/TMG, UAG and Microsoft DirectAccess. For over a decade, ISA Server and TMG were Tom’s passions, and he ran the popular web site www.isaserver.org, in addition to writing 8 books on ISA/TMG. Tom joined Microsoft in December of 2009 as a member of the UAG DirectAccess team and started the popular “Edge Man blog that covered UAG DirectAccess. He is currently a Principal Knowledge Engineer in the Server and Cloud Division Information Experience Group Solution’s Team and his primary focus now is private cloud - with special interests in private cloud infrastructure and security.

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