(Co-Author – ISBN: 0072257032)
Take a proactive approach to network security by implementing preventive measures against attacks–before they occur. Written by a team of security experts, this hands-on resource provides concrete steps you can take immediately as well as ongoing actions to ensure long-term security. Get complete details on how to systematically harden your network from the ground up, as well as strategies for getting company-wide support for your security plan.
Features a four-part hardening methodology:
- Do This Now!–Checklist of immediate steps to take to lockdown your system from further attack
- Take It From The Top–Systematic approach to hardening your enterprise from the top down
- Once Is Never Enough!–Ongoing monitoring and assessment plan to keep your network secure, including patch management and auditing
- How to Succeed–Strategies for getting budget approval, management buy-in, and employee cooperation for your security program