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- About this book
Cyber Operations walks you through all the processes to set up, defend, and attack computer networks. This book focuses on networks and real attacks, offers extensive coverage of offensive and defensive techniques, and is supported by a rich collection of exercises and resources.
You'll learn how to configure your network from the ground up, starting by setting up your virtual test environment with basics like DNS and active directory, through common network services, and ending with complex web applications involving web servers and backend databases.
Key defensive techniques are integrated throughout the exposition. You will develop situational awareness of your network and will build a complete defensive infrastructure—including log servers, network firewalls, web application firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
Of course, you cannot truly understand how to defend a network if you do not know how to attack it, so you will attack your test systems in a variety of ways beginning with elementary attacks against browsers and culminating with a case study of the compromise of a defended e-commerce site.
The author, who has coached his university’s cyber defense team three times to the finals of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, provides a practical, hands-on approach to cyber security.
- About the authors
Mike O’Leary is a professor at Towson University and the founding Director of the School of Emerging Technologies. He developed and teaches hands-on capstone courses in computer security for both undergraduate and graduate students. He has coached the Towson University Cyber Defense team to the finals of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in 2010, 2012, and 2014.
- Table of contents (18 chapters)
DNS and BIND
Scanning the Network
Table of contents (18 chapters)
- Bibliographic Information
- Book Title
- Cyber Operations
- Book Subtitle
- Building, Defending, and Attacking Modern Computer Networks
- Mike O'Leary
- Copyright Holder
- Mike O'Leary
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- Number of Pages
- XXVIII, 744
- Number of Illustrations
- 3 b/w illustrations, 172 illustrations in colour
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