Take a proactive approach to network security by implementing preventive measures against attacks—before they occur. Written by a team of security experts, this hands-on resource provides concrete steps you can take immediately as well as ongoing actions to ensure long-term security. Get complete details on how to systematically harden your network from the ground up, as well as strategies for getting company-wide support for your security plan.
Features a four-part hardening methodology:
Do This Now!—Checklist of immediate steps to take to lockdown your system from further attack
Take It From The Top—Systematic approach to hardening your enterprise from the top down
Once Is Never Enough!—Ongoing monitoring and assessment plan to keep your network secure, including patch management and auditing
How to Succeed—Strategies for getting budget approval, management buy-in, and employee cooperation for your security program