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Infosecurity 2008 Threat Analysis

Author : Craig Schiller
ISBN : 0080558690
Genre : Computers
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An all-star cast of authors analyze the top IT security threats for 2008 as selected by the editors and readers of Infosecurity Magazine. This book, compiled from the Syngress Security Library, is an essential reference for any IT professional managing enterprise security. It serves as an early warning system, allowing readers to assess vulnerabilities, design protection schemes and plan for disaster recovery should an attack occur. Topics include Botnets, Cross Site Scripting Attacks, Social Engineering, Physical and Logical Convergence, Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS), Voice over IP (VoIP), and Asterisk Hacking. Each threat is fully defined, likely vulnerabilities are identified, and detection and prevention strategies are considered. Wherever possible, real-world examples are used to illustrate the threats and tools for specific solutions. * Provides IT Security Professionals with a first look at likely new threats to their enterprise * Includes real-world examples of system intrusions and compromised data * Provides techniques and strategies to detect, prevent, and recover * Includes coverage of PCI, VoIP, XSS, Asterisk, Social Engineering, Botnets, and Convergence
Category: Computers

Foundations And Practice Of Security

Author : Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro
ISBN : 9783319303031
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Foundations and Practice of Security, FPS 2015, held in Clermont-Ferrand, France, in October 2015. The 12 revised full papers presented together with 8 short papers and 2 keynote talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 58 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on RFID, sensors and secure computation; security policies and biometrics; evaluation of protocols and obfuscation security; spam emails, botnets and malware.
Category: Computers

Cyber Terrorism Policy And Technical Perspective

Author : Shahrin Sahib
ISBN : 9789670257464
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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ISBN 978-967-0257-46-4 Authors : Shahrin Sahib, Rabiah Ahmad & Zahri Yunos Buku ini merupakan siri kompilasi penyelidikan yang berkaitan dengan keganasan siber. Penyelidikan dijalankan dari sudut polisi dan teknologi yang memberi impak dalam usaha menangani isu dan permasalahan keganasan yang menjadikan alam maya sebagai medium. Naskhah ini dilengkapi enam bab yang dikupas secara terperinci oleh kumpulan pakar daripada CyberSecurity Malaysia dan penyelidik Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) yang memberi pendedahan mengenai keganasan siber dari sudut polisi dan teknologi.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Digital Forensics For Network Internet And Cloud Computing

Author : Clint P Garrison
ISBN : 1597495387
Genre : Computers
File Size : 88.4 MB
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Network forensics is an evolution of typical digital forensics, in which evidence is gathered from network traffic in near real time. This book will help security and forensics professionals as well as network administrators build a solid foundation of processes and controls to identify incidents and gather evidence from the network. Forensic scientists and investigators are some of the fastest growing jobs in the United States with over 70,000 individuals employed in 2008. Specifically in the area of cybercrime and digital forensics, the federal government is conducting a talent search for 10,000 qualified specialists. Almost every technology company has developed or is developing a cloud computing strategy. To cut costs, many companies are moving toward network-based applications like, PeopleSoft, and HR Direct. Every day, we are moving companies’ proprietary data into a cloud, which can be hosted anywhere in the world. These companies need to understand how to identify where their data is going and what they are sending. Key network forensics skills and tools are discussed-for example, capturing network traffic, using Snort for network-based forensics, using NetWitness Investigator for network traffic analysis, and deciphering TCP/IP. The current and future states of network forensics analysis tools are addressed. The admissibility of network-based traffic is covered as well as the typical life cycle of a network forensics investigation.
Category: Computers

Transportation Systems Security

Author : Allan McDougall
ISBN : 9781420063790
Genre : Computers
File Size : 27.81 MB
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Highlighting the importance of transportation to a country‘s infrastructure and survival, Transportation Systems Security presents the strategic and practical considerations involved in the implementation of physical, procedural, and managerial safeguards required to keep all modes of transportation up and running during an actual or potenti
Category: Computers

Roadmap To Information Security For It And Infosec Managers

Author : Michael E. Whitman
ISBN : 9781285225029
Genre : Computers
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ROADMAP TO INFORMATION SECURITY: FOR IT AND INFOSEC MANAGERS provides a solid overview of information security and its relationship to the information needs of an organization. Content is tailored to the unique needs of information systems professionals who find themselves brought in to the intricacies of information security responsibilities. The book is written for a wide variety of audiences looking to step up to emerging security challenges, ranging from students to experienced professionals. This book is designed to guide the information technology manager in dealing with the challenges associated with the security aspects of their role, providing concise guidance on assessing and improving an organization's security. The content helps IT managers to handle an assignment to an information security role in ways that conform to expectations and requirements, while supporting the goals of the manager in building and maintaining a solid information security program. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Computers

Network Forensics

Author : Sherri Davidoff
ISBN : 9780132564717
Genre : Computers
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An up-to-date, comprehensive, practical, guide to network forensics for information security professionals at all levels of experience * *Presents a proven, start-to-finish methodology for managing any network forensics investigation. *Enables professionals to uncover powerful forensic evidence from routers, firewalls, IDS, web proxies, and many other network devices. *Based on the world's first comprehensive Network Forensics training course, offered by the SANS Institute - a course that now sells out months in advance. Network forensics is transforming the way investigators examine computer crime: they have discovered that the network holds far more evidence than could ever be retrieved from a local hard drive. Network forensic skills are in especially short supply, and professionals are flocking to the scarce resources available for mastering these skills. This is a comprehensive, practical, and up to- date book on the subject. Building on their pioneering SANS Institute course, top network forensics experts Jonathan Ham and Sherri Davidoff take readers through an exciting, entertaining, and technically rigorous journey through the skills and principles of successful network investigation. One step at a time, they demonstrate how to recover usable forensic evidence from firewalls, web proxies, IDS, routers, wireless access points, and even raw packet captures. Coverage includes: * *Understanding the unique challenges associated with network investigation. *The state-of-the-art OSCAR Network Forensics Investigative Methodology. *Acquiring evidence passively, actively, and interactively. *Aggregating, correlating, and analyzing event logs. *Investigating compromised encryption and SSL interception Every section contains a real-world case study, and the book culminates with a 'Capstone' case study walking through an entire investigation from start to finish, and challenging readers to solve the crime themselves.
Category: Computers

Risk Management For Computer Security

Author : Andy Jones
ISBN : 9780750677950
Genre : Business & Economics
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The information systems security (InfoSec) profession remains one of the fastest growing professions in the world today. With the advent of the Internet and its use as a method of conducting business, even more emphasis is being placed on InfoSec. However, there is an expanded field of threats that must be addressed by today's InfoSec and information assurance (IA) professionals. Operating within a global business environment with elements of a virtual workforce can create problems not experienced in the past. How do you assess the risk to the organization when information can be accessed, remotely, by employees in the field or while they are traveling internationally? How do you assess the risk to employees who are not working on company premises and are often thousands of miles from the office? How do you assess the risk to your organization and its assets when you have offices or facilities in a nation whose government may be supporting the theft of the corporate "crown jewels" in order to assist their own nationally owned or supported corporations? If your risk assessment and management program is to be effective, then these issues must be assessed. Personnel involved in the risk assessment and management process face a much more complex environment today than they have ever encountered before. This book covers more than just the fundamental elements that make up a good risk program. It provides an integrated "how to" approach to implementing a corporate program, complete with tested methods and processes; flowcharts; and checklists that can be used by the reader and immediately implemented into a computer and overall corporate security program. The challenges are many and this book will help professionals in meeting their challenges as we progress through the 21st Century. *Presents material in an engaging, easy-to-follow manner that will appeal to both advanced INFOSEC career professionals and network administrators entering the information security profession *Addresses the needs of both the individuals who are new to the subject as well as of experienced professionals *Provides insight into the factors that need to be considered & fully explains the numerous methods, processes & procedures of risk management
Category: Business & Economics

Handbook Of Research On Information Security And Assurance

Author : Gupta, Jatinder N. D.
ISBN : 9781599048567
Genre : Computers
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"This book offers comprehensive explanations of topics in computer system security in order to combat the growing risk associated with technology"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Computers

The Professionalization Of Intelligence Cooperation

Author : A. Svendsen
ISBN : 9781137269362
Genre : Political Science
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An insightful exploration of intelligence cooperation (officially known as liaison), including its international dimensions. This book offers a distinct understanding of this process, valuable to those involved in critical information flows, such as intelligence, risk, crisis and emergency managers.
Category: Political Science

Consultants And Consulting Organizations Directory

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924109976708
Genre : Business consultants
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Indexes are arranged by geographic area, activities, personal name, and consulting firm name.
Category: Business consultants

Information Security Cyber Threats And Vulnerabilities Place Federal Systems At Risk

Author : Gregory C. Wilshusen
ISBN : 9781437917659
Genre :
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Information security is a critical consideration for any organization that depends on info. systems and computer networks to carry out its mission or business. It is especially important for gov¿t. agencies, where maintaining the public's trust is essential. The need for a vigilant approach to info. security has been demonstrated by the pervasive and sustained computerbased (cyber) attacks againimpactst the U.S. and others that continue to pose a potentially devastating to systems and the operations and critical infrastructures that they support. This report describes: (1) cyber threats to fed. info. systems and cyberbased critical infrastructures; and (2) control deficiencies that make these systems and infrastructures vulnerable to those threats. Ill.

Information Security

Author : Detmar W. Straub
ISBN : 9780765623737
Genre : Business
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This volume in the Advances in Management Information Systems series covers the managerial landscape of information security.
Category: Business

An Introduction To Hacking And Crimeware

Author : Victoria Loewegart
ISBN : 9781849283298
File Size : 34.42 MB
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A quick overview of the more serious threats posed by hackers and online criminals, and how you might combat them.

Software Security

Author : Gary McGraw
ISBN : 9780321356703
Genre : Computers
File Size : 87.62 MB
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Describes how to put software security into practice, covering such topics as risk management frameworks, architectural risk analysis, security testing, and penetration testing.
Category: Computers

Software Engineering

Author : Shari Lawrence Pfleeger
ISBN : 9780136061694
Genre : Computers
File Size : 47.91 MB
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Featuring an associated Web page, and consistently combining theory with real-world practical applications, this text includes thought-provoking questions about legal and ethical issues in software engineering.
Category: Computers

Network Security Through Data Analysis

Author : Michael Collins
ISBN : 9781491962794
Genre : Computers
File Size : 38.30 MB
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Traditional intrusion detection and logfile analysis are no longer enough to protect today’s complex networks. In the updated second edition of this practical guide, security researcher Michael Collins shows InfoSec personnel the latest techniques and tools for collecting and analyzing network traffic datasets. You’ll understand how your network is used, and what actions are necessary to harden and defend the systems within it. In three sections, this book examines the process of collecting and organizing data, various tools for analysis, and several different analytic scenarios and techniques. New chapters focus on active monitoring and traffic manipulation, insider threat detection, data mining, regression and machine learning, and other topics. You’ll learn how to: Use sensors to collect network, service, host, and active domain data Work with the SiLK toolset, Python, and other tools and techniques for manipulating data you collect Detect unusual phenomena through exploratory data analysis (EDA), using visualization and mathematical techniques Analyze text data, traffic behavior, and communications mistakes Identify significant structures in your network with graph analysis Examine insider threat data and acquire threat intelligence Map your network and identify significant hosts within it Work with operations to develop defenses and analysis techniques
Category: Computers