Hacking for Dummies

Hacking for Dummies (Paperback)

By Kevin Beaver  Stuart Mc Clure 
Publisher: For Dummies
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 2
Language: English
ISBN: 047005235X
EAN: 9780470052358
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 388
Publish Date: 2006-11-30
Binding: Paperback

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Description

Develop a plan to keep your information safe

Find out how to test your systems, plug the holes, and foil attackers

You'll find out how external hacker and rogue insider hacks happen, how to discover where your systems and network are weak, what you can do to strengthen your defenses, and how to prepare reports and recommendations to management.

Discover how to Identify the different types of attacks Create a plan for testing Recognize vulnerabilities in your network Prevent attacks by rogue insiders Test applications, files, and databases Plug security holes
Are you worried about external hackers and rogue insiders breaking into your systems? Whether it's social engineering, network infrastructure attacks, or application hacking, security breaches in your systems can devastate your business or personal life. In order to counter these cyber bad guys, you must become a hacker yourself--an ethical hacker.

"Hacking for Dummies" shows you just how vulnerable your systems are to attackers. It shows you how to find your weak spots and perform penetration and other security tests. With the information found in this handy, straightforward book, you will be able to develop a plan to keep your information safe and sound. You'll discover how to: Work ethically, respect privacy, and save your system from crashing Develop a hacking plan Treat social engineers and preserve their honesty Counter war dialing and scan infrastructures Understand the vulnerabilities of Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare Prevent breaches in messaging systems, web applications, and databases Report your results and managing security changes Avoid deadly mistakes Get management involved with defending your systems

As we enter into the digital era, protecting your systems and your company has never been more important. Don't let skepticism delay your decisions and put your security at risk. With "Hacking For Dummies," you can strengthen your defenses and prevent attacks from every angle

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Specification

Title: Hacking for Dummies
Publisher: For Dummies
Author: Kevin Beaver
Foreword By: Stuart Mc Clure
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 2
Language: English
ISBN: 047005235X
EAN: 9780470052358
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 388
Publish Date: 2006-11-30
Binding: Paperback

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