Open Source Security Tools: Practical Guide to Security Applications
by Tony Howlett
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR 2004
Number of pages: 600
Written with the harried IT manager in mind, Open Source Security Tools is a practical, hands-on introduction to open source security tools. Seasoned security expert Tony Howlett has reviewed the overwhelming assortment of these free and low-cost solutions to provide you with the “best of breed” for all major areas of information security. Inside, you’ll find everything from how to harden Linux and Windows systems to how to investigate breaches with Sleuth Kit, Autopsy Forensic Browser, and Forensic Tool Kit. For each security task described, the author reviews the best open source tools and how to use them and also provides a case study and sample implementation.
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This guide reviews the main security risks of deploying Intranets and Extranets and will discuss the five fundamental goals of a security system: privacy, authentication, content integrity, non-repudiation, and ease of use.
From the table of contents: Introduction (Code, Cipher, Cryptography); Stream Ciphers (Stream cipher, Rotor machine, Stream cipher attack, ...); Public Key Systems; System Identification and Clustering; Security; Telecommunication Networks.
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