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Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker

The best-selling first edition of Firewalls and Internet Security became the bible of Internet security by showing a generation of Internet security experts how to think about threats and solutions. This completely updated and expanded second edition defines the security problems companies face in today’s Internet, identifies the weaknesses in the most popular security technologies, and illustrates the ins and outs of deploying an effective firewall.

Readers will learn how to plan and execute a security strategy that allows easy access to Internet services while defeating even the wiliest of hackers.

Firewalls and Internet Security, Second Edition, draws upon the authors’ experiences as researchers in the forefront of their field since the beginning of the Internet explosion. The book begins with an introduction to their philosophy of Internet security.

It progresses quickly to a dissection of possible attacks on hosts and networks and describes the tools and techniques used to perpetrate–and prevent–such attacks.

The focus then shifts to firewalls and virtual private networks VPNsproviding a step-by-step guide to firewall deployment. Readers are immersed in the real-world practices of Internet security through a critical examination of problems and practices on today’s intranets, as well as discussions of the deployment of a hacking-resistant host and of intrusion detection systems IDS.


The authors scrutinize secure communications over insecure networks and conclude with their predictions about the future of firewalls and Internet security. The book’s appendixes provide an introduction to cryptography and a list of resources also posted to the book’s Web site that readers can rely on for tracking further security developments. Armed with the authors’ hard-won knowledge of how to fight off hackers, readers of Firewalls and Internet Security, Second Edition, can make security decisions that will make the Internet–and their computers–safer.

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Book Description The best-selling first edition of Firewalls and Internet Security became the bible of Internet security by showing a generation of Internet security experts how to think about threats and solutions. Picking a Security Policy 1. Strategies for a Secure Network 1. Gateways and Firewalls 1. The Ethics of Computer Security 1. A Security Review of Protocols: IP IP Addresses 2.

Managing Addresses and Names 2. IP version 6 2. IPv6 Address Formats 2. Network Address Translators 2. The Upper Layers 3. POP version 3 3. R.cneswick Version 4 3. RPC and Rpcbind 3. File Transfer Protocols 3.

The Network Time Protocol 3. Looking Up People 3. Whois—Database Lookup Service 3. World Wide Web 3. Multicasting and the MBone 3. Other Proprietary Services 3. The X11 Window System 3. The Small Services 4. The Web Protocols 4. Risks to the Clients 4. Java and Applets 4. Risks to the Server 4. Securing the Server Host 4. Choice of Server 4. The Web and Databases 4. Classes of Attacks 5. Bugs and Back Doors 5. Exponential Attacks—Viruses and Worms 5.


Attacks on a Network Link 5. Scanning a Network 6. Breaking into the Host 6. The Battle for the Host 6. Setuid root Programs 6. Ans Attacks on Unix Passwords 6. Dsniff—Password Sniffing Tool 6.

Nmap—Find and Identify Hosts 6. DDoS Willixm Tools 6. Ping of Death—Issuing Pathological Aand 6. Virus Construction Kits 6. Safer Tools and Services 7. Rolling the Dice 7.

The Real Cost of Passwords 7. Time-Based One-Time Passwords 7. An Authentication Framework 7. Using Some Tools and Services 8. Ssh—Terminal and File Access 8.

Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker, Second Edition [Book]

Single-Factor Authentication for ssh 8. Network Administration Tools 8. Ping, Traceroute, and Dig 8. Chroot—Caging Suspect Software 8. Jailing the Apache Web Server 8. Security of This Web Server 8. Mail Transfer Agents 8. An SMB Implementation 8. Firewalls and VPNs 9. Kinds of Firewalls 9. Network Topology and Address-Spoofing 9.

Dynamic Packet Filters 9. Replication and Topology 9. The Safety of Dynamic Packet Filters 9. What Firewalls Cannot Do Reasonable Services to Filter Digging for Worms Building a Firewall from Scratch Building a Simple, Personal Firewall Building a Firewall for an Organization Ipftest Handling IP Fragments The FTP Problem Tunneling and VPNs Tunnels Good and Bad Remote Branch Offices VPN in Software VPN in Hardware V.

Protecting an Organization Intranet Routing Tricks In Host We Trust