13. Case Studies of Endpoint Security Failures

As has been the case for many parts of this book, understanding some history is an important aspect of the learning process. All too often, we fail to learn from our mistakes, and it costs us dearly in the future. I hope this brief look into the past helps you understand how the proposed solution in this book can work to your advantage.

Précis

In this final chapter, we discuss some network environments that had to deal with some “issues” that caused the enterprise owners significant loss/embarrassment. We’ve all read in the newspapers about some of the high-profile attacks, but what about some of the failures that didn’t make the papers? As a consultant and a security world insider, I get to learn ...

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