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Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition by Mark Edward Soper, Terry W Ogletree

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CHAPTER 42. Basic Security Measures Every Network Administrator Needs to Know

SOME OF THE MAIN TOPICS IN THIS CHAPTER ARE

Policies and Procedures 810

Physical Security Measures 816

The Two Sides of Security 817

System Daemons and Services 822

Removing Dead Wood 823

Delegating Authority 823

Don’t Forget About Firewalls 825

Keeping a network secure is a time-consuming process that requires a lot of attention to detail. Similar to troubleshooting faulty equipment, maintaining network security is also a time-consuming practice that involves the following:

image Detection of a security breach or network intrusion

Finding the cause of a security breach ...

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