Secure Your Network for Free

Eric Seagren

  • 出版商: Syngress
  • 出版日期: 2007-02-15
  • 售價: $1,675
  • 貴賓價: $1,591
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 512
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1597491233
  • ISBN-13: 9781597491235





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.

??Compare Free Solutions with Commercial Solutions
If you want to stay on the cutting edge, free open source software might be a better path than commercial solutions.
??Implement Firewalls
Learn about products such as SmoothWall, which turns a PC into a dedicated firewall appliance that is completely configurable without ever logging into the underlying Linux operating system.
??Harden Windows Systems
Using GPOs is a means to provide centrally managed security configurations to all of your protected hosts.
??Configure an Intrusion Detection System
Learn how to install and configure Snort on both a Windows and a Linux operating system.
?? Secure Your Event Logs
Find out about the tools available for log file collection, generation, import, export, and analysis.
??Determine the Security Status of Your Systems
Find complete coverage of Nessus, one of the best of class free vulnerability scanners.
??Collect Data for Analysis
Understand sniffing and related tools like NetFlow.
??Keep Your Network Secure with Proper Maintenance
Learn the methods for maintenance, including patching software, upgrading hardware, and keeping IDS and antivirus signatures up to date.


Table of Contents:

Presenting the Business Case for Free Solutions
Protecting Your Perimeter
Protecting Network Resources
Configuring an Intrusion Detection System
Managing Event Logs
Testing and Auditing Your Systems
Network Reporting and Troubleshooting
Security as an Ongoing Process