9781587053320

End-to-End Network Security Defense-in-Depth

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-08-24
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
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Summary

Master the popular techniques of this comprehensive security program that ensures network safety at all layers and in all devices.

Author Biography

Omar Santos is a senior network security engineer and Incident Manager within the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) at Cisco. Omar has designed, implemented, and supported numerous secure networks for Fortune 500 companies and the U.S. government, including the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). He is also the author of many Cisco online technical documents and configuration guidelines. Before his current role, Omar was a technical leader within the World Wide Security Practice and Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC), where he taught, led, and mentored many engineers within both organizations. He is an active member of the InfraGard organization. InfraGard is a cooperative undertaking that involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation and an association of businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants. InfraGard is dedicated to increasing the security of the critical infrastructures of the United States of America. Omar has also delivered numerous technical presentations to Cisco customers and partners, as well as executive presentations to CEOs, CIOs, and CSOs of many organizations. He is also the author of the Cisco Press books:Cisco Network Admission Control, Volume II: NAC Deployment and Troubleshooting, and Cisco ASA: All-in-One Firewall, IPS, and VPN Adaptive Security Appliance.

 

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xix
Introductionp. xx
Introduction to Network Security Solutionsp. 3
p. 5
Firewallsp. 5
Network Firewallsp. 6
Network Address Translation (NAT)p. 7
Stateful Firewallsp. 9
Deep Packet Inspectionp. 10
Demilitarized Zonesp. 10
Personal Firewallsp. 11
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)p. 12
Technical Overview of IPsecp. 14
Phase 1p. 14
Phase 2p. 16
SSL VPNsp. 18
Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)p. 19
Pattern Matchingp. 20
Protocol Analysisp. 21
Heuristic-Based Analysisp. 21
Anomaly-Based Analysisp. 21
Anomaly Detection Systemsp. 22
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and Identity Managementp. 23
RADIUSp. 23
TACACS+p. 25
Identity Management Conceptsp. 26
Network Admission Controlp. 27
NAC Appliancep. 27
NAC Frameworkp. 33
Routing Mechanisms as Security Toolsp. 36
Summaryp. 39
Security Lifestyle: Frameworks and Methodologiesp. 41
Preparation Phasep. 43
Risk Analysisp. 43
Threat Modelingp. 44
Penetration Testingp. 46
Social Engineeringp. 49
Security Intelligencep. 50
Common Vulnerability Scoring Systemp. 50
Base Metricsp. 51
Temporal Metricsp. 51
Environmental Metricsp. 52
Creating a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)p. 52
Who Should Be Part of the CSIRT?p. 53
Incident Response Collaborative Teamsp. 54
Tasks and Responsibilities of the CSIRTp. 54
Building Strong Security Policiesp. 54
Infrastructure Protectionp. 57
Strong Device Access Controlp. 59
SSH Versus Telnetp. 59
Local Password Managementp. 61
Configuring Authentication Bannersp. 62
Interactive Access Controlp. 62
Role-Based Command-Line Interface (CLI) Access in Cisco IOSp. 64
Controlling SNMP Accessp. 66
Securing Routing Protocolsp. 66
Configuring Static Routing Peersp. 68
Authenticationp. 68
Route Filteringp. 69
Time-to-Live (TTL) Security Checkp. 70
Disabling Unnecessary Services on Network Componentsp. 70
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)p. 71
Fingerp. 72
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