Network Performance and Security, 1st Edition

  • Chris Chapman
  • Published By: Syngress
  • ISBN-10: 012803601X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128036013
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 380 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This guide offers mid-level IT engineers the practical tips they need to use the best open source or low cost tools available to harden their IT infrastructure. It demonstrates how to use open source tools to test network configurations for malware attacks, DDoS, botnet, rootkit and worm attacks. It provides a vetted "security testing by example" style to demonstrate best practices and minimize false positive testing and it focuses on real world implementation and testing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
1: Introduction to Practical Security and Performance Testing.
2: Getting Organized with Initial Audit of the Network.
3: Locking Down the Infrastructure: Internet, Wi-Fi, Wired, VPN, WAN, and the Core.
4: Locking Down and Optimizing the Windows Client.
5: Server Patterns.
6: Testing for Security Flaws Using Penetration Testing.
7: Using Wireshark and TCP Dump to Visualize Traffic.
8: Using SNORT.
9: Live Traffic Analytics Using Security Onion.
10: Traffic Performance Testing in the Network.
11: Build Your Own Network Elements.
12: Request for Proposal and Proof of Concept Example Usecases.
Subject Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
1: Introduction to Practical Security and Performance Testing.
2: Getting Organized with Initial Audit of the Network.
3: Locking Down The Infrastructure: Internet, Wi-Fi, Wired, VPN, WAN, and the Core.
4: Locking Down and Optimizing the Windows Client.
5: Server Patterns.
6: Testing for Security Flaws Using Penetration Testing.
7: Using Wireshark and TCP Dump to Visualize Traffic.
8: Using Snort.
9: Live Traffic Analytics Using Security Onion.
10: Traffic Performance Testing in the Network.
11: Build Your Own Network Elements.
12: Request for Proposal and Proof of Concept Example Usecases.
Subject Index.