by A. Orebaugh, S. Biles, J. Babbin
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2005
Snort, the defacto open source standard of intrusion detection tools, is capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP network. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching, and matching. Snort can save countless headaches; the new Snort Cookbook will save countless hours of sifting through dubious online advice or wordy tutorials in order to leverage the full power of SNORT.
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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.
by Rafeeq Ur Rehman - Prentice Hall PTR
This book provides information about how to use free Open Source tools to build an Intrusion Detection System. The author provides detailed information about using SNORT as an IDS and using Apache, MySQL, PHP and ACID to analyze intrusion data.
Ethical hacking, which encompasses methodical penetration testing, white hat hacking, and vulnerability testing -- involves the same tools, tricks, and techniques that criminal hackers use, but with the target's permission in a professional setting.
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.