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Building a Human Firewall: Raising Awareness to Protect Against Social Engineering
By Thierry Wohnlich
Oct 27, 2006
Thierry Wohnlich proposes an alternate view of information security awareness, a view that takes into consideration the reasons behind the need for awareness, and discusses the role of the individuals in relation to information technology.
Building a Roadmap for Securing Your Enterprise
By Greg Shipley
Nov 16, 2001
This sample chapter from Maximum Security describes the basics of creating a pro-active information security plan, including the elimination of vulnerability points and the implementation of self-audit mechanisms.
Building a Roadmap for Securing Your Enterprise
By Anonymous
Jul 13, 2001
This sample chapter equips you with a roadmap for surviving the information security onslaught.
Building Cisco IDS 3.0(3) Custom Signatures
By Earl Carter
Feb 15, 2002
Tuning your IDS to meet your specific network requirements is crucial for optimum protection of your network, as discussed in this article by Earl Carter.
Building OpenSSH—Tools and Tradeoffs
By Sun Microsystems
May 23, 2003
This article updates the July 2001 Sun BluePrints OnLine article, "Building and Deploying OpenSSH for the Solaris Operating Environment." You'll learn about gathering the needed components, making compile-time configuration decisions, building components, and finally assembling the OpenSSH environment.
Building OpenSSH--Tools and Tradeoffs, Updated for OpenSSH 3.7.1p2
By Sun Microsystems
Jun 18, 2004
This article contains information about gathering the needed components, deciding the compile-time configuration decisions, building the components, and finally assembling OpenSSH.
Business Innovation from Israel's Masters of Espionage: The Intercept
By Stacy Perman
Jul 22, 2005
In the inky darkness of the predawn hours, the Red Sea had turned choppy. The sun had yet to bathe the sea, known in Arabic as Al Bahr Al Ahmar, in its winter light. Fishing boats moored in the waters surrounded by Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the Sudan rocked in the stormy darkness. Find out how Israeli intelligence intercepted a ship smuggling Palestinian arms in this sample chapter.
C Language Issues for Application Security
By John McDonald, Mark Dowd, Justin Schuh
Jan 25, 2008
How you use C could adversely affect an application's security and robustness.
Can Your Network Hold Up to Terrorism?
By Pete Moulton
Jan 25, 2002
If you suddenly lost voice communications, Internet access, or data transmission due to terrorism or disaster, could your business survive? Pete Moulton covers the plans that every enterprise needs to implement, just in case.
Capturing Network Traffic for the Catalyst 6000 IDS Module
By Earl Carter
Feb 15, 2002
With the addition of the Catalyst 6000 IDS Module, you can integrate your Cisco IDS directly into your network’s infrastructure, as discussed by expert Earl Carter.
CCDC and the Tale of the Insider Threat
By Brad Bowers
May 24, 2010
Brad Bowers discusses the value of including the threat of insider attacks in Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) events.
CCENT Exam Prep: General Network Security
By David Minutella, Jeremy Cioara, Heather Stevenson
Apr 2, 2008
This chapter describes common attacks and shows how to mitigate those threats based on the requirements of both the 640-802 CCNA and 640-822 ICND1 exams.
CCNA Exam 640-553 Exam Cram: Implementing Secure Management and Hardening the Router
By Eric Stewart
Oct 21, 2008
This chapter outlines some methods to protect the confidentiality of remote sessions to the router.
CCNA Exam Cram: Advanced Catalyst Switch Operations and Configuration
By Andrew Whitaker, Michael Hayes Valentine
Feb 29, 2008
Quick, concise information and study tips for Spanning Tree Protocol, VLANs, inter-switch connectivity using trunks, and Inter-VLAN routing options.
CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam: CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls
By Greg Bastien, Earl Carter, Christian Degu
Jan 7, 2005
To help you prepare for the CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam, this chapter provides information on using CiscoWorks with Firewall MC.
CCSP Cisco Secure VPN Exam: Remote Access Configuration
By John Roland, Mark Newcomb
May 23, 2003
CCSP CSI Exam Certification: SAFE IP Telephony Design
By Ido Dubrawsky, Paul Grey
Dec 30, 2004
This chapter will help you prepare for the CCSP CSI Exam, with a focus on SAFE IP Telephony Design. Sample questions are included to help you study.
CCSP Self-Study: Advanced AAA Security for Cisco Router Networks
By John Roland
May 21, 2004
For CCSP candidates, John Roland discusses Cisco Secure ACS 3.0 for Windows 2000/NT Servers, Cisco Secure ACS for UNIX, and the security services of TACACS+, RADIUS, and Kerberos.
Chained Exploits: Discover What Your Boss Is Looking At
By Andrew Whitaker, Keatron Evans, Jack B. Voth
Apr 10, 2009
Learn how to spy on your boss' net surfing habits — and protect yourself and your network from similar exploits.
Chained Exploits: How Hackers Combine Attacks to Hack You
By Andrew Whitaker
Jan 27, 2010
Security expert Andrew Whitaker explains the hacker mentality and points out how hackers combine multiple exploits to achieve their goals.

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