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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Easy and Free Security Audit: Do It Yourself!
Step-by-Step: The Do-It-Yourself Security Audit
The cost of a serious security breach can be very high indeed, so most organizations devote significant resources to keeping malware and malicious hackers from getting on to the corporate network and getting access to data.
Keeping servers, laptops and desktop PCs in your organization secure is a vital job, as a breach in security can lead to:
Valuable data being destroyed or altered;
Confidential data being leaked;
Loss of customer confidence; and
The inability to use computing resources.
Download The Do-It-Yourself Security Audit, to get a step-by-step guide on how to conduct penetration tests and network security scans, check password security, safeguard your wireless network, and more.
Topics explored include:
Carrying out your own penetration tests;
Network discovery: Scanning with Nmap;
Sniffing your network with Wireshark;
Checking password security with Hydra;
Spotting weak passwords using offline attacks;
Checking wireless security with aircrack-ng.
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