Networking Security Docs & FAQ's
ACN Advisory on Windows File Sharing
 
AOL - Accessing AOL through a Corporate Firewall
 
Ars Technica - Wireless Security Blackpaper
 
Building a CD Bootable Firewall
 
Bypassing Personal Firewalls
 
CERT Popular!
  • Deploying Firewalls
    http://www.cert.org/security-improvement/...
  • Exploitation of Unprotected Windows Networking Shares
    http://www.cert.org/incident_notes/...
  • Home Network Security
    http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/...
  • Improving Security (library)
    http://www.cert.org/nav/...
  • Intruder Detection Checklist
    http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/...
  • Knowledge Base
    http://www.cert.org/kb/
  • Security of the Internet
    http://www.cert.org/encyc_article/...
  • Summaries
    http://www.cert.org/summaries/
  • Tech Tips (library)
    http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/
  • Trends in Denial of Service Attack Technology
    http://www.cert.org/archive/pdf/... (PDF document)
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    Closing Ports
     
    CS 165 - Computer Security
     
    Dick Hazeleger's Crash Course Packet Sniffing
     
    Dick Hazeleger's Crash Course Packet Sniffing Files
     
    DSL Reports / Broadband Reports - Security FAQ
     
    EyeOnSecurity.org
  • About Sniffers - Their (Ab)use in Networks
    http://eyeonsecurity.org/articles/sniffers.html
  • When Your Server Ends up a Warez Site
    http://eyeonsecurity.org/papers/ftpscanning.html
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    Firewall Q & A
     
    Firewall - How To
     
    Firewall & Proxy Server - How To
     
    Flexbeta - Should You Fire Your Firewall?
     
    Floydman's Security Talk
     
    GRC: Gibson Research Corporation Popular!
  • Firewalls
    http://grc.com/su-firewalls.htm
  • Network Bondage
    http://grc.com/su-bondage.htm
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    Guidelines for Reporting Port Scan Abuse
     
    The Hacker High School
     
    How Firewalls Work
     
    How to Read NETSTAT -AN Results
     
    iDEFENSE iALERT White Papers
     
    Improving the Security of Your Site by Breaking Into It
     
    Internet Firewalls: FAQ (Matt Curtin & Marcus J. Ranum) Popular!
     
    Introduction to Intrusion Protection & Network Security
     
    Introduction to Network Security (Matt Curtin)
     
    Intrusion Detection FAQ Popular!
     
    ISAlliance: Common Sense Guide for Home & Individual Users
     
    ISAlliance: Common Sense Guide to Cyber Security for Small Businesses
     
    ISS X-Force Security Center
     
    ITsecure.org
     
    Jay Beale's Linux/Unix Security Articles
     
    JMU Security Engineering
  • Microsoft File Sharing
    http://www.jmu.edu/computing/info-security/...
  • Personal Firewalls
    http://www.jmu.edu/computing/info-security/...
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    Lance Spitzner Popular!
  • Building Your Firewall Rulebase
    http://www.spitzner.net/rules.html
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    http://www.spitzner.net/ids.html
  • White Papers & Publications
    http://www.spitzner.net/
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    Marcus J. Ranum
     
    Markus Jansson - Tweaks & Tricks for Security & Privacy
     
    Navas NetBIOS FAQ Popular!
     
    Maximum Security (online book)
     
    MSDN Security Glossary
     
    My Firewall Page - "A Firewall is a concept..."
     
    MyNetWatchman - Idiot's Guide to Network Analysis
     
    Network Magazine
  • Firewalls
    http://www.networkmagazine.com/article/...
  • Intrusion Detection
    http://www.networkmagazine.com/article/...
  • Proxy Servers
    http://www.networkmagazine.com/article...
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    NIH - Security FAQ's Popular!
     
    NIPC - 7 Simple Computer Security Tips
     
    NIST Popular!
  • Computer Security Publications
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/
  • Guidelines On Firewalls & Firewall Policy
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/index.html
    or http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-41/... (PDF document)
  • An Introduction to Computer Security: The NIST Handbook
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-10/
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-12/... (direct download)
  • Keeping Your Site Comfortably Secure: An Introduction to Internet Firewalls
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-10/
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-12/... (direct download)
  • Special Publication on IDS
    http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-10/
    or http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-10/... (direct download)
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    NMRC - FAQ's
     
    NSA - Glossary of Terms Used in Security & Intrusion Detection
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    NSA - Security Configuration Guides Popular!
     
    PC Flank Popular!
  • Home Page
    http://www.pcflank.com/
  • Firewall Rulesets
    http://www.pcflank.com/fw_rules_db.htm
  • How Can You Be Attacked?
    http://www.pcflank.com/art3.htm
  • How To Protect Your Computer From Attacks
    http://www.pcflank.com/art4.htm
  • PC Firewalls Roadmap
    http://www.pcflank.com/art24.htm
  • Personal Firewalls vs Leak Tests
    http://www.pcflank.com/art21.htm
  • Personal Firewall Tests
    http://www.pcflank.com/art19.htm
  • What are "Ports" & "Protocols"?
    http://www.pcflank.com/art2.htm
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    PC Help Popular!
  • File & Printer Sharing & The Internet
    http://www.nwinternet.com/~pchelp/security/issues/...
  • What Is a Firewall?
    http://www.nwinternet.com/~pchelp/security/...
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    Personal Firewalls - What They Can, and What They Cannot Do - A Non-Technical Overview
     
    Personal Firewalls: Why They're Not Useful
  • cyberpunks.org - Personal Firewalls
    http://cyberpunks.org/display/356/article/
  • FireHole
    http://keir.net/firehole.html
  • Personal Firewall Security FAQ
    http://www.fefe.de/pffaq/
  • SamSpade.org - Personal Firewalls Are Mostly Snake-Oil
    http://classic.samspade.org/zonelog.html Down
    or http://samspade.org/d/firewalls.html
    or http://www.samspade.org/d/persfire.html
  • To Stealth or Not
    http://www.hansenonline.net/Networking/stealth.html
  • "Why Your Firewall Sucks"
    http://tooleaky.zensoft.com/
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    PhoneBoy's FireWall FAQ Popular!
     
    RFC ICMP Protocol Specification
     
    Robert Graham's InfoSec Pubs Popular!
  • Carnivore FAQ
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/carnivore-faq.html
  • FAQ: Firewall Forensics (What am I seeing?)
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/firewall-seen.html
  • FAQ: Firewall Admins Guide to Porn
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/firewall-pr0n.html
  • Hacking Lexicon
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/hacking-dict.html
  • Intrusion Detection FAQ
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/...
  • Sniffing (network wiretap, sniffer) FAQ
    http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/sniffing-faq.html
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    SamSpade.org - The Library
     
    SANS Institute Information Reading Room Popular!
     
    Security for Cable Networks (DSL Reports) Popular!
     
    SecurityFocus.com Popular!
  • Always On, Always Vulnerable: Securing Broadband Connections
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1560
  • Basic Security Checklist for Home & Office Users
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1504
  • The Enemy Within: Firewalls & Backdoors
    http://securityfocus.com/infocus/1701
  • Firewalls for Beginners
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1182
  • The Future of IDS
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1518
  • Home User Security: Personal Firewalls
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1750
  • Internet Security & Your Business - Knowing the Risks
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1194
  • Introduction to Security Policies, Part 1
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1193
  • Introduction to Security Policies, Part 2
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1473
  • Introduction to Security Policies, Part 3
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1487
  • Introduction to Security Policies, Part 4
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1497
  • ONLINE Library Archive
    http://www.securityfocus.com/library
  • Preventing and Detecting Insider Attacks Using IDS
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1558
  • Sniffers: What They Are and How to Protect Yourself
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1549
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    SmartComputing - All About Firewalls: Protect Your PC From The Evils Of Would-Be Hackers
     
    SoftHeap Security FAQ
     
    Sponge - How to Configure a Firewall for Maximum Protection
     
    TCP/IP Protocol Directory
     
    Tiny & Kerio Personal Firewalls FAQ
     
    Tiny Personal Firewall FAQ
     
    The Unofficial @Guard FAQ
     
    U-G-W - The Research Lab
     
    Unofficial ShieldsUP! Forum FAQ Popular!
     
    Wilders.org - Firewall Vulnerability
     
    Windows IT Library Firewall FAQ
     
    WindowsITSecurity.com
  • How Firewalls Work
    http://www.secadministrator.com/Articles/Index.cfm?...
  • Secure Your SOHO, Part 1
    http://www.secadministrator.com/Articles/Index.cfm?..
  • Secure Your SOHO, Part 2
    http://www.secadministrator.com/Articles/Index.cfm?...
  • Three Big Security Problems
    http://www.windowsitsecurity.com/Articles/Index.cfm?..
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    Wireless LAN Security FAQ
     
    The WWW Security FAQ Popular!
     
    ZDNet - PC Security Basics
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