9 Network Attacks Pt.1 - Network Attacks Categories...

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Network Attacks
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Categories Scanning Denial-of-Service (DoS) Hijacking Penetration
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Categories These categories apply to all areas of security A good 'checklist' to think about
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Scanning What's the purpose of scanning Gather information How is scanning performed? Depends on the environment
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Scanning Why don't we like scanning? Reveals information that could be useful to attacker Wastes our resources We can't assure that everything is secure Security through obscurity is never a good front line technique But in this case it does add a layer of protection
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Scanning Tools NMAP Network Mapping Tool Huge all-in-one toolkit for scanning Developed over many years – constantly improving
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NMAP Obtain nmap at www.nmap.org Already installed with BackTrack Linux
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What can you find with nmap? Quite a lot Let's start off with something simple Let's see what is on our network
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