Media praise for Network Security Hacks

"Unlike many others, Lockhart's book is comprehensive; covering tips for UNIX, Linux and Microsoft Windows systems. Because no system or network is impenetrable, meaning every system can be compromised, Lockhart offers a critical approach to minimizing the impact of a security breach. From hardening a server, applied encryption, trending and logging to intrusion detection and incident response, Andrew Lockhart's Network Security Hacks is an excellent resource."
--Alex Weeks, "Linux Journal," January 2005

"This isn't a sit-down-and-read-the-theory kind of book. It also assumes that you, as the network admin or engineer, have a pretty good understanding of UNIX and Windows, as well as network infrastructure. It this fits you, then you'll find Network Security Hacks refreshing. Chapter One starts with UNIX security and from there all the way to the index, it's just one hack after another...If you run a multi-platform environment (and what IT manager doesn't these days?), you'll find this to be handy volume to apply against your network."
--Jim Huddle,, October 2004

"I was pleasantly surprised to see that the author took time to present some lesser-known but very useful tips...This is a great complement to the other titles in O'Reillys Hacks series."
--Computerworld, August 2004

"If you've always wanted to use 'grsecurity' or 'systrace,' but thought they were too complicated - grab the book and give it a shot. If you want to set up a fancy encrypted tunnel between two networks, it covers that too...Overall, 'Network Security Hacks' is a great book...'Network Security Hacks' will be useful for people involved with system and network management, those starting up in the security field, as well as for more advanced professionals (as a way to check their knowledge and skills). Also, it helps folks to jump straight to effective ways of doing things in the areas where their skills are less developed." Rating: 8/10
--Anton Chuvakin, Slashdot, July

"Every sysadmin should have a copy on their bookshelf."
--Netsurfer Digest, Vol. 10:21, May 2004

"If you're at all responsible for or mindful of the security aspects of your network, here's a book you'll will find plenty of gems that will give you a real and quick payback...Very good book, and worthy to hold a spot on your bookshelf."
--Thomas "Duffbert" Duff, Portland Domino/Notes User Group, May 2004

"A worthy addition to the bookshelf of network and security administrators. By following the exploits and processes outlined, you'll be able to sleep well knowing that you've covered as many bases as you can."
--Thomas Duff, Portland Domino/ Notes User Group, May 2004

"...this information-packed little book provides 100 quick, practical, and clever things to do to help make your Linux, UNIX, or Windows networks more secure today. Using just one of these amazing hacks will make this slim book's price seem like a remarkable deal. The other 99 make Network Security Hacks absolutely invaluable."
--Dale Farris, Golden Triangle PC Club, May 2004