Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Fourth Edition (Hacking Exposed)

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“The seminal book on white-hat hacking and countermeasures.... Should be required reading for anyone with a server or a network to secure.” --Bill Machrone, PC Magazine

This brand-new edition of the best-selling security book covers all the latest hacks and countermeasures and includes a bonus DVD with the authors’ famous “Hacking Exposed Live” presentation!

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"The seminal book on white-hat hacking and countermeasures.... Should be required reading for anyone with a server or a network to secure." --Bill Machrone, PC Magazine

"Reading this book is better than hiring those Sneakers guys to break into your network to tell you where the open doors are, and it doesn't cost nearly as much." --Professional Certification magazine

"A great practical guide for administrators and an eminently readable expose on hacking that should smooth the way for sensible executive policies to protect corporate networks." --Cameron Sturdevant, eWeek

"Will tell you more about what hackers have done and can--and can't--do than anything else I have seen....Chock full of tips on countermeasures and just plain usability tricks. Recommended." --Jerry Pournelle, BYTE Magazine

"For almost any computer book, you can find a clone. But not this one.... A one-of-a-kind study of the art of breaking in." --UNIX Review

New and Updated Material:

  • Each part opens with a brand new case study based on real security scenarios
  • Brand new chapter covers the latest 802.11 Wireless networking security attacks and countermeasures
  • New strategies for proactively defending against dial-up, PBX, voicemail, and VPN hacks
  • Completely rewritten enumeration chapter including new SQL Server discovery tools, Windows XP/.NET Server countermeasures, Novell exploits, and network discovery using BGP
  • New techniques for gaining unauthorized access to Windows 9x/Me/NT/2000/XP, Novell 6, UNIX, and Linux
  • Up-to-date countermeasures for preventing the exploitation of proxy and packet filtering firewall vulnerabilities
  • Web hacking chapter completely revised and updated to cover the latest platform-specific vulnerabilities from Apache to IIS, current techniques including cross-site scripting, fuzzing, and SQL injection attacks, and all of the latest tools from Achilles to Nikto

Hacking Exposed Live! video presentation on DVD

About the Author:

Stuart McClure is the co-author of all four editions of Hacking Exposed as well as Hacking Exposed Windows 2000. Stuart co-authored "Security Watch," a weekly column in InfoWorld addressing topical security issues, exploits, and vulnerabilities. He is the President/CTO of Foundstone, Inc. Prior to co-founding Foundstone, Stuart was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young's Security Profiling Services Group, responsible for project management, attack and penetration reviews, and technology evaluations. Stuart trains Foundstone's Ultimate Hacking course, and Hacking Exposed Live for conferences such as Networld + InterOp, Black Hat, RSA, CSI, among others.

Joel Scambray, CISSP is the co-author of all four editions of Hacking Exposed as well as Hacking Exposed Web Applications and Hacking Exposed Windows 2000. Joel co-authored "Security Watch," a weekly column in InfoWorld. Joel is the author of Microsoft's "Ask Us About...Security" Monthly Column. He also taught Foundstone's Ultimate Hacking Windows course.

George Kurtz, CISSP is the co-author of all four editions of Hacking Exposed as well as Hacking Exposed Linux. He is the CEO of Foundstone, a cutting edge security solutions provider. Mr. Kurtz has significant experience with intrusion detection and firewall technologies, incident response procedures, and remote access solutions. As CEO and co-founder of Foundstone, Mr. Kurtz provides a unique combination of business acumen and technical security know-how.

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