Chapter 1 General Security Concepts: Access Control, Authentication, and Auditing
Introduction to AAA
What is AAA?
Disabling Non-essential Services, Protocols, Systems and Processes
Disabling Non-essential Systems
Disabling Non-essential Processes
Disabling Non-Essential Programs
Solutions Fast Track
Frequently Asked Questions
Chapter 2 General Security Concepts: Attacks Attacks
DoS and DDoS
Resource Consumption Attacks
Software Exploitation and Buffer Overflows MITM Attacks
Web Site Spoofing
Sniffing and Eavesdropping
Brute Force Attacks
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Ido Dubrawsky (CISSP, CCNA, CCDA) is the Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft’s Communication Sector North America, a division of the Mobile and Embedded Devices Group. Prior to working at Microsoft, Ido was the acting Security Consulting Practice Lead at AT&T’s Callisma subsidiary and a Senior Security Consultant. Before joining AT&T, Ido was a Network Security Architect for Cisco Systems, Inc., SAFE Architecture Team. He has worked in the systems and network administration field for almost 20 years in a variety of environments from government to academia to private enterprise. He has a wide range of experience in various networks, from small to large and relatively simple to complex. Ido is the primary author of three major SAFE white papers and has written, and spoken, extensively on security topics. He is a regular contributor to the SecurityFocus website on a variety of topics covering security issues. Previously, he worked in Cisco Systems, Inc. Secure Consulting Group, providing network security posture assessments and consulting services for a wide range of clients. In addition to providing penetration-testing consultation, he also conducted security architecture reviews and policy and process reviews. He holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft’s Communication Sector North America, a division of the Mobile and Embedded Devices Group