|| ||"Kathryn Barrett" <syngresspr-AT-oreilly.com>|
|| ||"Nessus Network Auditing" Released by Syngress Publishing|
|| ||Thu, 07 Oct 2004 10:22:10 -0700|
Syngress Publishing Announces Publication of Anticipated Nessus Book
"Nessus Network Auditing" Now Available from Booksellers
Contact: Amy Pedersen
Rockland, MA October 7, 2004 - Syngress Publishing, Inc., today announced
the publication of "Nessus Network Auditing" (ISBN: 1-931836-08-6),
co-authored by Nessus Project Founder Renaud Deraison and a team of
leading Nessus developers.
This book covers all the latest features of Nessus and includes a bonus
CD-ROM including Nessus, Snort 2.1, Ethereal, and other utilities.
Amorette Pedersen, Vice President of Marketing, Syngress Publishing, said,
"We feel like we have the trio of Open Source security tools fully covered
with our Snort, Ethereal, and now Nessus books. And with the involvement
of Nessus.org we have created a definitive work."
Chapter topics include: Vulnerability Assessment, Introducing Nessus,
Installing Nessus, Running Your First Scan, Interpreting Results,
Vulnerability Types, False Positives, Under the Hood, The Nessus Knowledge
Base, Enterprise Scanning, NASL, The Nessus User Community, The NASL2
Reference Manual, Utilizing Domain Credentials to Enhance Nessus Scans
The CD-ROM contents include:
Snort 2.1.2 and ruleset
NeWT v2.0 Scanner
Nessus Network Auditing
PRICE: $49.95 U.S.
PAGE COUNT: 564 PP
About the Authors
Jay Beale is a security specialist focused on host lockdown and security
audits. He is the lead developer of the Bastille Project, which creates a
hardening script for Linux, HP-UX, and Mac OS X; a member of the Honeynet
Project; and the Linux technical lead in the Center for Internet Security.
A frequent conference speaker and trainer, Jay speaks and trains at the
Black Hat and LinuxWorld conferences, among others. He co-authored the
Syngress international best-seller "Snort 2.0 Intrusion Detection" (ISBN:
1-931836-74-4) and serves as the series and technical editor of the
Syngress Open Source Security series.
HD Moore is one of the founding members of Digital Defense, a security
firm that was created in 1999 to provide network risk assessment services.
In the last four years, Digital Defense has become one of the leading
security service providers for the financial industry, with over 200
clients across 43 states.
Noam Rathaus is the co-founder and CTO of Beyond Security, a company
specializing in the development of enterprise-wide security assessment
technologies, vulnerability assessment-based SOCs (security operation
centers) and related products. He has contributed to several
security-related open source projects including an active role in the
Nessus security scanner project.
Renaud Deraison is the founder and the primary author of the open-source
Nessus vulnerability scanner project. He has worked for SolSoft, and
founded his own computing security consulting company, Nessus Consulting.
Raven Alder is a Senior Security Engineer for True North Solutions, a
consulting firm specializing in network security design and
implementation. She specializes in scalable enterprise-level security,
with an emphasis on defense in depth.
George A. Theall is a frequent contributor to the Nessus mailing lists, is
the author of several popular Nessus-related tools and has also
contributed rewrites of several of the supplemental scripts and associated
documentation in Nessus, to be distributed starting with version 2.2.
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