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TICSA TruSecure™ ICSA Certified Security Associate Exam TU0-001 by Shawn Porter, Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Mike Chapple

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Basic TCP/IP Principles

  • Describe, recognize, or select basic weaknesses in TCP/IP networking.

TCP/IP has seen few changes over the years from its earliest inception, when security wasn't much of a concern. As the use of TCP/IP grew, in 1985 Bob Morris started to realize inherent problems with how TCP/IP connection handshakes between servers and client systems were generated that could allow a hacker to force a connection, despite whether or not they were allowed to. Findings such as these caused changes to the basic TCP/IP design over the years, but as mentioned, the fundamental TCP/IP design, and thus security model, has not changed very much for quite a while.

In addition to the basic TCP/IP security model, you will encounter a variety of security ...

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