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Description - Linux Server Security by Chris Binnie

Learn how to attack and defend the world's most popular web server platform

Linux Server Security: Hack and Defend presents a detailed guide for experienced admins, aspiring hackers and other IT professionals seeking a more advanced understanding of Linux security. Written by a 20-year veteran of Linux server deployment this book provides the insight of experience along with highly practical instruction.

The topics range from the theory of past, current, and future attacks, to the mitigation of a variety of online attacks, all the way to empowering you to perform numerous malicious attacks yourself (in the hope that you will learn how to defend against them). By increasing your understanding of a hacker's tools and mindset you're less likely to be confronted by the all-too-common reality faced by many admins these days: someone else has control of your systems.



Master hacking tools and launch sophisticated attacks: perform SQL injections, deploy multiple server exploits and crack complex passwords.
Defend systems and networks: make your servers invisible, be confident of your security with penetration testing and repel unwelcome attackers.
Increase your background knowledge of attacks on systems and networks and improve all-important practical skills required to secure any Linux server.

The techniques presented apply to almost all Linux distributions including the many Debian and Red Hat derivatives and some other Unix-type systems. Further your career with this intriguing, deeply insightful, must-have technical book. Diverse, broadly-applicable and hands-on practical, Linux Server Security: Hack and Defend is an essential resource which will sit proudly on any techie's bookshelf.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119277651
ISBN-10: 1119277655
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 188mm x 7mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 6-May-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Chris Binnie

CHRIS BINNIE is a Technical Consultant with 20 years of experience working with Linux systems, and a writer for Linux Magazine and Admin Magazine. He built an Autonomous System Network in 2005, and served HD video to 77 countries via a media streaming platform that he architected and built. Over the course of his career, he has deployed many servers in the cloud and on banking and government server estates.

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