Open Source Security Tools

Open Source Security Tools

Free ebook Open-Source Security Tools is a practical, hands-on introduction to open-source security tools. Few frontline system administrators can afford to spend all day worrying about security. But in this age of widespread virus infections, worms, and digital attacks, no one can afford to neglect network defenses.


Written with the harried IT manager in mind, Open Source Security Tools is a practical, hands-on introduction to open source security tools. Seasoned security expert Tony Howlett has reviewed the overwhelming assortment of these free and low-cost solutions to provide you with the “best of breed” for all major areas of information security.

Table of Contents

  • Information Security and Open Source Software
  • Operating System
  • Firewalls
  • Port Scanners
  • Vulnerability Scanners
  • Network Sniffers
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Analysis and Management Tools
  • Encryption Tools
  • Wireless Tools
  • Forensic Tools
  • More On Open Source Software

Book Details

Author(s): Microsoft Corporation
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Format(s): PDF
File size: 12.73 MB
Number of pages: 600
Link: Download.

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