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There are many ways that a potential attacker can intercept information, or learn more about the sender, as the information travels over a network. Silence on the Wire uncovers these silent attacks so that system administrators can defend against them, as well as better understand and monitor their systems.

Silence on the Wire dissects several unique and fascinating security and privacy problems associated with the technologies and protocols used in everyday computing, and shows how to use this knowledge to learn more about others or to better defend systems. By taking an indepth look at modern computing, from hardware on up, the book helps the system administrator to better understand security issues, and to approach networking from a new, more creative perspective. The sys admin can apply this knowledge to network monitoring, policy enforcement, evidence analysis, IDS, honeypots, firewalls, and forensics.

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Average Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating Based on 4 Ratings

"Good Reading!" - by Anonymous on 20-JAN-2014
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Author covers some interesting security challenges. Good and fast read.
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"Simply brilliant!" - by Shadowchaser on 01-FEB-2013
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Great read if you're interested in computer security. You'll find out that the danger is everywhere, in most unpredictable places. Presented idea of network storage is ingenious, even if maybe a little crazy. And most importantly, the pleasure of reading is comparable with a novel. It's nothing like typical pain associated with standard technical writing. Bravo!
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