Tracking modification of files with AIDE or Tripwire is one of the main methods of protecting the system. The micro-course describes popular Host IDS systems, tripwire and AIDE. These are programs for local analysis of the file system and informing the administrator about changes in it. Keywords: aide, tripwire, Host IDS Host-based IDS - tripwire, aideTripwireTripwire installationAIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment)
The purpose of designing this book is to discuss and analyze security protocols available for communication. Objective is to discuss protocols across all layers of TCP/IP stack and also to discuss protocols independent to the stack. Authors will be aiming to identify the best set of security protocols for the similar applications and will also be identifying the drawbacks of existing protocols. The authors will be also suggesting new protocols if any.
Examines how various security methods are used and how they work, covering options including packet filtering, proxy firewalls, network intrusion detection, virtual private networks, and encryption.
Written in an easy-to-understand style, this textbook, now in its third edition, continues to discuss in detail important concepts and major developments in network security and management. It is designed for a one-semester course for undergraduate students of Computer Science, Information Technology, and undergraduate and postgraduate students of Computer Applications. Students are first exposed to network security principles, organizational policy and security infrastructure, and then drawn into some of the deeper issues of cryptographic algorithms and protocols underlying network security applications. Encryption methods, secret key and public key cryptography, digital signature and other security mechanisms are emphasized. Smart card, biometrics, virtual private networks, trusted operating systems, pretty good privacy, database security, and intrusion detection systems are comprehensively covered. An in-depth analysis of technical issues involved in security management, risk management and security and law is presented. In the third edition, two new chapters—one on Information Systems Security and the other on Web Security—and many new sections such as digital signature, Kerberos, public key infrastructure, software security and electronic mail security have been included. Additional matter has also been added in many existing sections. KEY FEATURES : Extensive use of block diagrams throughout helps explain and clarify the concepts discussed. About 250 questions and answers at the end of the book facilitate fruitful revision of the topics covered. Includes a glossary of important terms. KEY FEATURES : Extensive use of block diagrams throughout helps explain and clarify the concepts discussed. About 250 questions and answers at the end of the book facilitate fruitful revision of the topics covered. Includes a glossary of important terms.
Not only does this course prepare students for the ComTIA® Linux+ exam; it offers an excellent way to begin preparing for the Novell Certification Linux Professional (Novell CLP) practicum exam.
“I have found this book to be a very useful classroom text, as well as a great Linux resource. It teaches Linux using a ground-up approach that gives students the chance to progress with their skills and grow into the Linux world. I have often pointed to this book when asked to recommend a solid Linux reference.” —Eric Hartwell, Chair, School of Information Technology, ITT Technical Institute The #1 Fedora and RHEL resource–a tutorial AND on-the-job reference Master Linux administration and security using GUI-based tools, the command line, and Perl scripts Set up key Internet servers, step by step, including Samba, Apache, sendmail, DNS, LDAP, FTP, and more Master All the Techniques You Need to Succeed with Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® In this book, one of the world’s leading Linux experts brings together all the knowledge you need to master Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and succeed with it in the real world. Best-selling author Mark Sobell explains Linux clearly and effectively, focusing on skills you’ll actually use as a user, programmer, or administrator. Now an even more versatile learning resource, this edition adds skill objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Sobell assumes no prior Linux knowledge. He starts at the beginning and walks you through every topic and task that matters, using easy-to-understand examples. Step by step, you’ll learn how to install and configure Linux, navigate its graphical user interface, provide file/print sharing, configure network servers, secure Linux desktops and networks, work with the command line, administer Linux efficiently, and even automate administration with Perl scripts. Mark Sobell has taught hundreds of thousands of Linux and UNIX professionals. He knows every Linux nook and cranny–and he never forgets what it’s like to be new to Linux. Whatever you want to do with Linux–now or in the future–you’ll find it here. Compared with the other Linux books out there, A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, Sixth Edition, delivers Complete, up-to-the-minute coverage of Fedora 15 and RHEL 6 State-of-the-art security techniques, including up-to-date firewall setup techniques using system-config-firewall and iptables, and a full chapter on OpenSSH (ssh) Coverage of crucial topics such as using su and sudo, and working with the new systemd init daemon Comprehensive coverage of the command line and key system GUI tools More practical coverage of file sharing using Samba, NFS, and FTP Superior coverage of automating administration with Perl More usable, realistic coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache (Web), sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, and LDAP, plus new coverage of IPv6 More and better coverage of system/network administration tasks, including network monitoring with Cacti Deeper coverage of essential administration tasks–from managing users to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Linux systems up-to-date using yum And much more, including a 500+ term glossary and comprehensive indexes
An informative handbook for network administrators and professionals who use Linux offers practical guidelines on how to test, hack, and find security holes and secure them, explaining how to assess one's system, shut down unnecessary services and access, install filters and firewalls, eliminate unnecessary software, enhance authentication and user identity protocols, monitor network systems, and other important topics. Original. (Intermediate)
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Fully updated coverage of every topic on the current version of the GSEC exam Get complete coverage of all the objectives on Global Information Assurance Certification’s Security Essentials (GSEC) exam inside this comprehensive resource. GSEC GIAC Security Essentials Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition provides learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this authoritative resource also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers all exam topics, including: •Networking fundamentals •Network design •Cloud computing •Authentication and access control •Unix/Linux •Windows •Encryption •Risk management •Virtual machines •Vulnerability control •Malware •Incident response •Wireless technologies •Log Management •IoT and embedded devices Online content features: •Two practice exams •Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customizable quizzes •Author videos