Don't wait for an attacker to find and exploit your security vulnerabilities-take the lead by assessing the state of your network's security. This book delivers advanced network testing strategies, including vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, from members of the Microsoft security teams. These real-world practitioners provide hands-on guidance on how to perform security assessments, uncover security vulnerabilities, and apply appropriate countermeasures. The companion CD features time-saving tools and scripts that you can use to reveal and help correct security vulnerabilities in your own network. Sharpen and advance your security assessment skills, including how to: * Detect vulnerabilities and perform penetration tests * Conduct and properly report an IT security audit * Find hidden hosts by using DNS, WINS, and NetBIOS * Sweep your network to analyze network topology, existing hosts, and multi-homed systems * Determine the status of ICP and UDP ports by using port scanning Recognize and help counter common network threats, including: * War dialing, war driving, and Bluetooth attacks * Packet and network sniffing * IP, e-mail, and DNS spoofing * Password cracking * Communication interceptions and modifications * IDS and IPS attacker detection avoidance * Spam and other e-mail abuses CD features: * Tools for testing e-mail, databases, and Web servers * Scripts for finding common information leaks and other potential security issues * Complete eBook in PDF format For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Weight: 1161 g
Dimensions: 229 x 187 x 26 mm
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