No matter how much preparation you take or how much software you buy or download, you will never be able to create a hacker-invincible network. There will always be a new vulnerability or a new hacker tool for which you won't have time to prepare.
Well, if you can't beat 'em...join 'em.
Simply understanding the ins and outs of your network (and how to break through your own security measures) is just one step on your way to a stronger, more secure system. With the Hacker Handbook, learn exactly what hackers already know that is allowing them to infiltrate your network and what you can do to prevent (and recover from) these attacks.
The Hacker Handbook
Tip 1: How to Bypass BIOS Passwords
Tip 2: How to crack a password
Tip 3: Step-by-step guide: Laptop hacking
Tip 4: BIOS password hacking
Tip 5: Checklist: 11 things to do after a hack
Tip 6: Hack-proofing your clients
Tip 7: Google hacking
Tip 8: Hacker's-eye view of SQL Server
Tip 9: Social engineering tactics
Tip 10: Recovering data after an attack
Tip 11: 'Anatomy of a Hack -- The Rise and Fall of Your Network'
This was first published in September 2006