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Network Defense and Countermeasures: Principles and Practices, Third edition by Chuck Easttom

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Chapter 12

Assessing System Security

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

images Evaluate a system’s security.

images Scan a system for vulnerabilities.

images Evaluate the overall security of a network.

images Use the “Six Ps” of security.

Apply a patch to your system.

Document your security.

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