Hack Attacks Denied | A Complete Guide To Network Lockdown



An increasing number of users on private networks are demanding access to Internet services such as the World Wide Web, email, telnet and File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Corporations want to offer Internet home pages and FTP servers for public access via the Internet. As the online world continues to
expand, so too do concerns about security. Network administrators and managers worry about exposing their their organizations’ confidential and or proprietary data, as well as their networking infrastructures, to the growing number and variety of Internet hackers, crackers, cyberpunks, and phreaks. In short, online security has become one of the primary concerns when an organization develops a private network for introduction to the Internet. To provide the required level of protection, an organization needs more than just a robust security policy to prevent unauthorized access; its managers need a complete and thorough understanding of all the elements involved in erecting solid fortification against hack attacks. And even those organizations not connected to the Internet need to establish internal security measures if they are to successfully manage user access to their networks, and protect sensitive or confidential information.

Hack Attacks Denied: A Complete Guide to Network Lockdown addresses all those concerns, and defines the procedures required to successfully protect networks and systems against security threats. By introducing a phased approach, which correlates to my previous book, Hack Attacks Revealed, this
volume outlines the security steps to take to formulate and implement an effective security policy.
To begin, readers are made aware of security dangers, by introducing secret tiger team routines, complete with examples and illustrations. The book is divided into four logical phases. Phase 1 covers system infrastructure engineering, explaining the processes essential to protect vulnerable ports…

Who Should Read This Book

Hack Attacks Denied will enlighten anyone and everyone interested in or concerned about online security today, and lead to an understanding of how to best make their systems and networks as safe as they need to be. More specifically, however, Hack Attacks Denied was written for these audiences:

■■ The home or small home office (SOHO) Internet Enthusiast, whose web browsing includes secure online ordering, filling out forms, and/or transferring files, data, and information
■■ The network engineer, whose world revolves and around security
■■ The security engineer, whose intent is to become a security prodigy
■■ The hacker, cracker, and phreak, who will find this book both educational and entertaining
■■ The nontechnical manager, whose job may depend on the information herein
■■ The hacking enthusiast and admirer of such films as Sneakers, The Matrix, and Hackers
■■ The intelligent, curious teenager, whose destiny may become clear after reading these pages.


Happy learning!