Enemy at the Water Cooler. Real-Life Stories of Insider by Brian T. Contos, CISSP (Auth.)

By Brian T. Contos, CISSP (Auth.)

  • Throughout, Contos makes use of his huge own stories to demonstrate web safety breaches and supply countermeasures. This ebook calls for little if any technical historical past and is meant to entice a wide audience.- selection, E. M. Aupperle


, Page v
About the Author

, Page vii
Acknowledgements by means of author

, Pages viii-x
Technical Reviewer

, Page xi

, Pages xix-xx

, Pages xxi-xxii
Chapter 1 - Cyber Crime and Cyber Criminals 101

, Pages 3-47
Chapter 2 - Insider Threats

, Pages 49-68
Chapter three - firm safeguard administration (ESM)

, Pages 69-98
Chapter four - Imbalanced Security—A Singaporean facts Center

, Pages 101-106
Chapter five - evaluating actual & Logical protection Events—A U.S. executive Agency

, Pages 107-114
Chapter 6 - Insider with a Conscience—An Austrian Retailer

, Pages 115-122
Chapter 7 - Collaborative Threat—A Telecommunications corporation within the U.S.

, Pages 123-128
Chapter eight - Outbreak from Within—A monetary association within the U.K.

, Pages 129-135
Chapter nine - blending Revenge and Passwords—A application corporation in Brazil

, Pages 137-143
Chapter 10 - quick Remediation—A college within the United States

, Pages 145-153
Chapter eleven - Suspicious Activity—A Consulting corporation in Spain

, Pages 155-159
Chapter 12 - Insiders Abridged

, Pages 161-168
Chapter thirteen - setting up Chain-of-Custody most sensible Practices with ESM

, Pages 171-177
Chapter 14 - Addressing either Insider Threats and Sarbanes-Oxley with ESM

, Pages 179-185
Chapter 15 - Incident administration with ESM

, Pages 187-198
Chapter sixteen - Insider chance Questions and Answers

, Pages 199-236
Appendix A - Examples of Cyber Crime Prosecutions

, Pages 237-248

, Pages 249-252

, Pages 253-262

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1. The presence of a personality or character weakness that manifests itself in antisocial tendencies or in narcissism that can lead to malicious behavior. a. Antisocial tendencies may be spotted by looking for individuals who reject societal rules and standards, persons who lack feelings of guilt or remorse when they do something wrong. They tend to be manipulative, self-serving, and seek immediate gratification. Finally, they have a limited attachment to anything or anybody, thus diminishing their ability to develop a sense of loyalty.

A number of things can happen as a result; systems can crash, unusual data may be returned, or arbitrary code can be executed—such as allowing an attacker to control the target system. Code Packing This is a growing technique that has been around for some years. Exploit writers hide their code in a way that compresses, encrypts, packs, or otherwise tries to conceal it from malware detectors. Some of the more popular versions of malware that use these techniques are Beagle, Sasser, and SDBot. Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks DoS attacks cause a loss of service typically related to system resources consumption, bandwidth consumption, a disruption in Domain Name System (DNS), routing, or other fundamentals required for transactions.

Through brute-force guessing about password length and possible characters, the program can attempt to process every permutation of those characters and compare the encrypted hash it creates with the password file. There are dictionaries designed specifically for this purpose that contain all dictionary words in many languages, as well as movie titles, songs, and names of famous people, characters in books, and virtually anything one could think of to include. But both of these methods are somewhat slow for longer and more complex passwords.

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