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Author Archibald, Neil.

Title Nessus, Snort, & Ethereal power tools : customizing open source security applications / Neil Archibald, Gilbert Ramirez, Noam Rathaus ; technical editor[s], Josh Burke, Brian Caswell, Renaud Deraison. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Imprint Rockland, MA : Syngress ; [Sebastopol, Calif.] : Distributed by O'Reilly Media, ©2005.
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 445 pages) : illustrations
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Series Jay Beale's open source security series
Jay Beale's open source security series.
Contents pt. I. Nessus tools -- Ch. 1. The inner workings of NASL (Nessus attack scripting language) -- Ch. 2. Debugging NASLs -- Ch. 3. Extensions and custom tests -- Ch. 4. Understanding the extended capabilities of the Nessus environment -- Ch. 5. Analyzing GetFileVersion and MySQL passwordless test -- Ch. 6. Automating the creation of NASLs -- pt. II. Snort tools -- Ch. 7. The inner workings of Snort -- Ch. 8. Snort rules -- Ch. 9. Plugins and preprocessors -- Ch. 10. Modifying Snort -- pt. III. Ethereal tools -- Ch. 11. Capture file formats -- Ch. 12. Protocol dissectors -- Ch. 13. Reporting from Ethereal -- App. A. Host integrity monitoring using Osiris and Samhain.
Summary Covers customizing Snort to perform intrusion detection and prevention; Nessus to analyze the network layer for vulnerabilities; and Ethereal to sniff their network for unusual traffic. This book describes the important concepts of coding and customizing tools, and provides readers with working scripts.
Subject Computer networks -- Security measures.
Open source software.
Réseaux d'ordinateurs -- Sécurité -- Mesures.
Logiciels libres.
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Open source software.
Computer networks -- Security measures
Open source software
Added Author Ramirez, Gilbert, 1972-
Rathaus, Noam.
Syngress Media, Inc.
Added Title Nessus, Snort, and Ethereal power tools
Customizing open source security applications
Other Form: Print version: Archibald, Neil. Nessus, Snort, & Ethereal power tools. Rockland, MA : Syngress ; [Sebastopol, Calif.] : Distributed by O'Reilly Media, ©2005 1597490202 (OCoLC)62293608
ISBN 1423754220 (electronic bk.)
9781423754220 (electronic bk.)
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