Syngress Force 2006 Emerging Threat Analysis: From Mischief to Malicious

By Michael Gregg, Brian Baskin

A One-Stop Reference Containing the main learn issues within the Syngress safety Library

This Syngress Anthology is helping You safeguard your business from Tomorrow’s Threats Today

This is the precise reference for any IT expert liable for retaining their company from the subsequent iteration of IT safety threats. This anthology represents the “best of” this year’s most sensible Syngress safeguard books at the Human, Malware, VoIP, equipment driving force, RFID, Phishing, and junk mail threats more likely to be unleashed within the close to future..

* From functional VoIP safeguard, Thomas Porter, Ph.D. and Director of IT defense for the FIFA 2006 global Cup, writes on threats to VoIP communications platforms and makes tips on VoIP security.
* From Phishing uncovered, Lance James, leader know-how Officer of safe technology company, provides the newest details on phishing and spam.
* From fighting spy ware within the firm, Brian Baskin, teacher for the yearly division of safety Cyber Crime convention, writes on forensic detection and removing of spyware.
* additionally from battling spy ware within the company, About.com’s protection specialist Tony Bradley covers the transformation of spyware.
* From contained in the unsolicited mail Cartel, Spammer-X indicates how unsolicited mail is created and why it really works so well.
* From Securing IM and P2P purposes for the company, Paul Piccard, former supervisor of net defense platforms' international risk Operations middle, covers Skype security.
* additionally from Securing IM and P2P purposes for the company, Craig Edwards, writer of the IRC defense software program IRC Defender, discusses international IRC security.
* From RFID protection, Brad “Renderman” Haines, probably the most noticeable participants of the wardriving neighborhood, covers tag encoding and tag program attacks.
* additionally from RFID defense, Frank Thornton, proprietor of Blackthorn structures and a professional in instant networks, discusses administration of RFID security.
* From Hack the Stack, protection professional Michael Gregg covers attacking the folk layer.
* Bonus insurance comprises unique fabric on gadget driving force assaults by way of Dave Maynor, Senior Researcher at SecureWorks.

* The “best of” this yr: Human, Malware, VoIP, machine driving force, RFID, Phishing, and junk mail threats
* whole insurance of forensic detection and elimination of spy ware, the transformation of spy ware, international IRC safety, and more
* Covers safe enterprise-wide deployment of most popular applied sciences together with Voice Over IP, Pocket computers, shrewdpermanent telephones, and extra

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