Maximum Security

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Sams Publishing, 2003 - Computers - 945 pages
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Maximum Security, Fourth Edition provides updated, comprehensive, platform-by-platform coverage of security issues, and includes clear, to the point descriptions of the most common techniques hackers use to penetrate systems. This book provides information for security administrators and others interested in computer and network security and provides them with techniques to take steps to protect their systems.


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Maximum Security: A Hacker's Guide to Protecting Your Internet Site and Network

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Anonymous is an experienced computer hacker who specializes in testing security of various networking platforms. He was convicted of a series of financial crimes in the late 1980s and now works as a writer, trainer, and security consultant.

Billy Barron ( is an architect and developer of security products for Avatier Corporation. Previously, he worked as the architect of a storage resource management product,as a Java/OO consultant and as a Unix/VMS system administrator. He founded the Java Metroplex User Group (JavaMUG and was the first webmaster in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He has co-authored and tech edited numerous books including Maximum Security, Web Programming Unleashed, Tricks of the Internet Gurus, Maximum Java 1.1, Web Commerce Unleashed, Creating Web Applets with Java, and Internet Unleashed.

Greg Shipley is CTO for Neohapsis, an information security consultancy. He is a contributing editor with Network Computing magazine.

Jonathan Feldman is a contributing editor with Network Computing magazine, where he writes a column and frequently contributes technical workshops.,/P>

Robert Blader works at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, where he performs intrusion detection, security training, and network forensics. He has contributed to SANS GIAC courses and SysAdmin magazine.

Chad Cook has worked for ten years in security, with emphasis on secure product architecture, network and operating system security, and new security technologies.

David Harley maintains a number of virus and security related information resources and writes regularly for Virus Bulletin.

Joe Jenkins is a system administrator/security consultant with NoWalls, Inc. and writes for magazines such as SecurityFocus.

L.J. Locher is a network adminstrator, programmer, and security consultant who has written articles for Windows 2000 Magazine.

Toby Miller is a security engineer for Advanced Systems Development and is the author of several papers published for SecurityFocus and the SANS Institute.

Brooke Paul works as an information technology and security consultant.

Nicholas Raba is a well-known expert on Macintosh security.

Gregory White is Vice President of profession services at SecureLogix, and is a former professor of computer science at the US Air Force Academy.

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