A Field Guide to Wireless LANs for Administrators and Power by Thomas Maufer

By Thomas Maufer

During this publication, best-selling networking writer Thomas Maufer explains how instant LANs paintings, and the way to cause them to paintings for you-reliably and securely. Maufer takes you less than the hood with brand new most up-to-date WLAN applied sciences, supplying useful perception and context for deploying, coping with, and troubleshooting WLANs in any surroundings, from the company to the home.Covers all top IEEE 802.11 instant criteria: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11i/WPAShows how you can install small, mid-sized, huge, public, enterprise, and residential networksProvides pattern Windows(R), Linux(R), and MacOS(R) configurations that assist you start quicklyDemystifies WLAN safety so that you can know how to guard your dataIlluminates the 802.11 protocol so that you can troubleshoot extra effectivelyPreviews tomorrow's WLAN criteria and functions for company and residential (IEEE 802.11j and 802.11n)Whether you are a network/system administrator or an influence consumer, Thomas Maufer demystifies instant LAN technology... so that you can maximize the advantages whereas minimizing the hassles.

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COMPTIA A+ 2006 In Depth by Jean Andrews

By Jean Andrews

This complete certification resolution not just offers thorough guidance for CompTIA's most recent A+ certification assessments but in addition will give you real-worldinstruction on every little thing you want to comprehend to help and troubleshoot computing device and software program. up-to-date to incorporate the most up-tp-date applied sciences, with a brand new bankruptcy on securing your laptop and small community, CompTIA A+ 2006 In Depthtakes you from the "just-a-user" point to the "I-can-fix-this" point on all workstation and software program issues. insurance is balanced. whereas targeting new and software program, the textual content additionally covers the true paintings of computing device fix, the place a few older know-how continues to be in common use and nonetheless wishes aid. It additionally covers all working systems-every home windows OS, in addition to Linux and Mac OS. all of the content material that pertains to CompTIA's A+ necessities, 220-602, 220-603, and 220-604 certification assessments is highlighted with an A+ icon that denotes the examination identify and the target quantity that the content material refers to. This designated function highlights the correct content material at a look that you should pay additional recognition to this fabric, however it additionally is helping positioned examination details into context. extra callouts offer important test-taking tricks and the best way to be mindful for examination day. With accomplished insurance of all and software program issues, CompTIA A+ 2006 intensive is a textual content you can be absolute to consult with repeatedly, lengthy after you've got handed the examination.

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The art of deception: controlling the human element of by Kevin D. Mitnick

By Kevin D. Mitnick

The world's so much notorious hacker bargains an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech safeguard Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive shape the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in historical past and feature spawned dozens of articles, books, movies, and documentaries. for the reason that his free up from federal criminal, in 1998, Mitnick has became his lifestyles round and proven himself as probably the most sought-after desktop protection specialists around the globe. Now, within the paintings of Deception, the world's so much infamous hacker provides new desiring to the previous adage, "It takes a thief to seize a thief." concentrating on the human elements concerned with info protection, Mitnick explains why the entire firewalls and encryption protocols on the planet isn't adequate to prevent a savvy grifter purpose on rifling a company database or an irate worker made up our minds to crash a process. With assistance from many desirable actual tales of profitable assaults on enterprise and govt, he illustrates simply how vulnerable even the main locked-down details platforms are to a slick con artist impersonating an IRS agent. Narrating from the issues of view of either the attacker and the sufferers, he explains why each one assault was once such a success and the way it may were avoided in an attractive and hugely readable kind resembling a true-crime novel. And, might be most significantly, Mitnick bargains suggestion for fighting some of these social engineering hacks via safety protocols, education courses, and manuals that deal with the human component of security.

Amazon.com assessment The artwork of Deception is ready gaining a persons belief via mendacity to them after which abusing that belief for enjoyable and revenue. Hackers use the euphemism "social engineering" and hacker-guru Kevin Mitnick examines many instance scenarios.

After Mitnick's first dozen examples somebody liable for organizational safety goes to lose the need to reside. it has been stated earlier than, yet humans and safeguard are antithetical. firms exist to supply a very good or carrier and need worthy, pleasant staff to advertise the nice or provider. everyone is social animals who are looking to be loved. Controlling the human points of safeguard capability denying an individual anything. This circle cannot be squared.

Considering Mitnick's recognition as a hacker guru, it is ironic that the final element of assault for hackers utilizing social engineering are pcs. lots of the situations in The artwork of Deception paintings simply besides opposed to computer-free agencies and have been most likely recognized to the Phoenicians; know-how easily makes all of it more uncomplicated. telephones are quicker than letters, in any case, and having huge organisations ability facing plenty of strangers.

Much of Mitnick's defense suggestion sounds sensible until eventually you consider implementation, in the event you discover that more beneficial safety capacity lowering organizational efficiency--an very unlikely alternate in aggressive company. And besides, who desires to paintings in a company the place the rule of thumb is "Trust no one"? Mitnick indicates how simply protection is breached by means of belief, yet with no belief humans cannot dwell and interact. within the genuine global, potent organisations need to recognize that overall safeguard is a chimera--and hold extra assurance. --Steve sufferer, amazon.co.uk

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Principles of Computer Security, CompTIA Security+ and by Gregory White, Wm. Arthur Conklin, Dwayne Williams, Roger

By Gregory White, Wm. Arthur Conklin, Dwayne Williams, Roger Davis, Chuck Cothren, Corey Schou

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<h4>Essential talents for a profitable IT protection Career</h4>
Learn the basics of desktop and data safeguard whereas getting whole assurance of all of the ambitions for the newest free up of CompTIA's safeguard+ certification examination. This instructive, full-color consultant discusses conversation, infrastructure, operational protection, and techniques for combating assaults. Written and edited through leaders within the box, Principles of desktop defense, moment Edition can assist you go the CompTIA safety+ examination and develop into an IT defense professional.
Learn how to: * be certain operational and organizational safety * Use cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs) * safe distant entry, instant, and digital deepest networks (VPNs) * Harden community units, working platforms, and functions * shield opposed to community assaults, comparable to denial of carrier, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing * comprehend criminal, moral, and privateness concerns * wrestle viruses, worms, Trojan horses, common sense bombs, and time bombs * comprehend safe software program improvement necessities * permit catastrophe restoration and enterprise continuity * enforce threat, swap, and privilege administration measures * deal with computing device forensics and incident reaction
The CD-ROM features: * One complete perform examination * whole digital publication
Each bankruptcy includes: * studying ambitions * photos and illustrations * Real-world examples * do this! and go cost routines * keyword phrases highlighted * Tech tips, Notes, and Warnings * examination suggestions * End-of-chapter quizzes and lab tasks
Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an assistant professor within the details and Logistics know-how division on the college of Houston.
Greg White, Ph.D., is an affiliate professor within the division of desktop technological know-how on the college of Texas at San Antonio.
Contributing authors: Dwayne Williams, Roger Davis, and Chuck Cothren.

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Java Security Solutions by Rich Helton

By Rich Helton

The complete consultant to the what, why, the place, and the way of Java SecurityIn this specific advisor, Java safeguard specialists assist you to take complete benefit of Java defense technologies-cryptography, algorithms, and structure. They clarify modern Java defense instruments, thoughts, protocols, and requirements, together with ECC, RSA, MAC, ciphers, Kerberos, JAAS, JSSE, IPSec, X.509 certificate, PKI, and RMI. The ebook not just describes what all of the applied sciences is but in addition explains why it exists, should you may still use it, and the way to enforce it. jam-packed with sensible protection options and many resource code examples, it provides all of the information you must paintings with Java protection parts and expand them within the genuine world.This publication helps you to: * follow Java security measures successfully and successfully * enforce the cryptography parts of JDK 1.4 * paintings with protection algorithms and ciphers * keep safe communications in the company * upload security measures to company functions * confirm message authentication and information integrity * comprehend community safety structure * paintings with authentication, authorization, confidentiality, non-repudiation, and integrityThe significant other website contains updates, references, and resource code examples from the e-book.

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TCP IP Architecture Protocols and Implementation With IPv6 by Sidnie Feit

By Sidnie Feit

TCP/IP via Sidnie Feit has bought over 20,000 copies in its prior variations. we wish to capitalize on their luck with an up to date paperback version known as "The Signature Edition." The Signature sequence is reserved for our best promoting communications authors that experience tested themselves because the gurus in computing device communications. TCP/IP Signature variation is totally up to date and multiplied from the second one variation to supply the simplest to be had counsel on making plans for, configuring, utilizing, working, and retaining a TCP/IP community and linked providers. It now contains internet purposes, the hot IP defense framework, LDAP (Lightweight listing entry Protocol), routing matters, RSVP, TCP Extensions, IMPA, MINE, and contours of the up-to-date world-wide-web protocol.

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Authorized Exam Cram by Kirk Hausman, Martin Weiss, Diane Barrett

By Kirk Hausman, Martin Weiss, Diane Barrett

Prepare for CompTIA safeguard+ SY0-301 examination good fortune with this CompTIA licensed examination Cram from Pearson IT Certification, a pace-setter in IT Certification studying and a CompTIA approved Platinum Partner.


CompTIA® defense+ examination Cram, 3rd version, is the precise examine advisor that can assist you move CompTIA’s newly up to date model of the protection+ examination. It offers insurance and perform questions for each examination subject. The booklet features a set of 2 hundred questions in complete perform exams. 

Limited Time Offer: purchase CompTIA safeguard+ SY0-301 approved examination Cram and obtain a ten% off code for the CompTIA safeguard+ SYO-301 exam.  To obtain your 10% off code:

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The CD-ROM includes the robust Pearson IT Certification perform try engine that offers real-time perform and suggestions with the entire questions so that you can simulate the exam.

Covers the serious details you must understand to attain larger in your safety+ exam!

  • Master and enforce basic safety top practices
  • Systematically determine threats and dangers for your systems
  • Harden structures via putting off nonessential services
  • Secure your communications, networks, and infrastructure
  • Systematically determine and shield opposed to on-line vulnerabilities
  • Implement powerful entry regulate and authentication
  • Create defense baselines and audit your defense infrastructure
  • Understand cryptographic ideas, and successfully install cryptographic solutions
  • Organize safety from either a technical and organizational standpoint
  • Manage each part of defense, together with schooling and documentation
  • Understand the legislation concerning IT defense, and the fundamentals of forensic investigations

Kirk Hausman (CISSP, CISA, CRISC, Security+) has labored as an ISO, advisor, coach, and IT director. he's Assistant Commandant for IT at TAMU and teaches InfoSec issues as an accessory Professor at UMUC and UAT.


Martin Weiss (CISSP, CISA, Security+, MCSE) leads a workforce of knowledge safeguard specialists at Symantec assisting strategies to supply self belief in a hooked up global.


Diane Barrett (CISSP, MCSE, A+, Security+) is the director of educating for Paraben company and an accessory professor for American army University.


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Microsoft .NET Framework Security by Roopendra Jeet Sandhu, Surbhi Malhotra

By Roopendra Jeet Sandhu, Surbhi Malhotra

Microsoft .NET Framework offers a number of mechanisms for safeguarding assets and code from unauthorized code and clients. This publication walks you thru the method of writing .NET code, letting them create safe platforms and functions utilizing the .NET Framework defense hide. It is going over the entire safety features of the .NET Framework and descriptions how each one function is carried out in numerous .NET functions. This publication additionally presents assurance of Code entry protection, Role-Based safety, Cryptographic providers, Securing dispensed functions, defense instruments, safety coverage most sensible Practices, and extra.

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Mike Meyers' A+ Guide: Essentials (Exam 220-601) (Mike by Michael Meyers

By Michael Meyers

Crucial abilities for a profitable IT occupation Mike Meyers, the major authority on CompTIA A+ education and certification, has helped millions of individuals grasp the abilities lined at the CompTIA A+ necessities exam--and now he might be useful, too. thoroughly up-to-date for the recent CompTIA A+ criteria, Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+® advisor: necessities can assist you go CompTIA A+ examination 220-601 and turn into knowledgeable technician. within, you will find priceless on-the-job guidance, end-of-chapter perform questions, and 1000's of photos and illustrations.Covers all CompTIA A+ necessities examination issues, Including:CPUs and RAM CMOS and BIOS settings enlargement busMotherboardsPower suppliesHard drives detachable mediaWindows 2000 expert and home windows XP Input/output portsVideo cardsPortable desktops, PDAs, and instant applied sciences PrintersNetworksSecurityThe CD-ROM Features:Two complete perform tests masking the CompTIA A+ necessities examOne hour of LearnKey video education that includes Mike Meyers instructing key CompTIA A+ issues digital reproduction of the bookComplete examination goal mapList of authentic CompTIA A+ acronymsUseful instruments and utilities for computer technicians each one bankruptcy Includes:Learning pursuits pictures and illustrations Real-world examples do this! and move fee routines Tech information, notes, and warnings End-of-chapter quizzes and lab tasks

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