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  • Assess the different types of threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities organizations face
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    Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxviiPart I: Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities 1CHAPTER 1: Social Engineering Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3    The Social Engineer.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4    Phishing and Related Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6    Principles of Influence (Reasons for Effectiveness). . . . . . . . 10    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14CHAPTER 2: Attack Basics.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15    Malware. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16    Physical Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26    Adversarial Artificial Intelligence (AI).. . . . . . . . . . . . 27    Password Attacks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28    Downgrade Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34CHAPTER 3: Application Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35    Race Conditions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36    Improper Software Handling.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37    Resource Exhaustion.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37    Overflows.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38    Code Injections. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39    Driver Manipulation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40    Request Forgeries.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41    Directory Traversal.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44    Replay Attack.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45    Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Stripping.. . . . . . . . . . . . 45    Application Programming Interface (API) Attacks.. . . . . . . . 47    Pass-the-Hash Attack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52CHAPTER 4: Network Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53    Wireless. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54    On-Path Attack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58    Layer 2 Attacks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59    Domain Name System (DNS) Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . 62    Denial of Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64    Malicious Code and Script Execution.. . . . . . . . . . . . 68    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71CHAPTER 5: Threat Actors, Vectors, and Intelligence Sources. . . . . . . . . . 73    Threat Actor Attributes.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74    Threat Actor Types.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75    Vectors.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80    Threat Intelligence and Research Sources.. . . . . . . . . . . 81    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87CHAPTER 6: Vulnerabilities.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89    Cloud-Based vs. On-Premises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90    Zero-Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90    Weak Configurations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91    Third-Party Risks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95    Impacts.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98CHAPTER 7: Security Assessment Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99    Vulnerability Scans.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100    Threat Assessment.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110CHAPTER 8: Penetration Testing Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111    Testing Methodology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112    Team Exercises.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120Part II: Architecture and Design 121CHAPTER 9: Enterprise Security Concepts.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123    Configuration Management.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124    Data Confidentiality.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126    Deception and Disruption.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143CHAPTER 10: Virtualization and Cloud Computing.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145    Virtualization.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145    On-Premises vs. Off-Premises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154    Cloud Models. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164CHAPTER 11: Secure Application Development, Deployment, and Automation.. . . . 165    Application Environment.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166    Integrity Measurement.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168    Change Management and Version Control.. . . . . . . . . . . 169    Secure Coding Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170    Automation and Scripting.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180    Scalability and Elasticity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187CHAPTER 12: Authentication and Authorization Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . 189    Identification and Authentication, Authorization, and    Accounting (AAA).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189    Multifactor Authentication.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190    Single Sign-on.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192    Authentication Technologies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204CHAPTER 13: Cybersecurity Resilience.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205    Redundancy.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205    Backups.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214    Defense in Depth.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224CHAPTER 14: Embedded and Specialized Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225    Embedded Systems.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225    SCADA and ICS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227    Smart Devices and IoT.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238CHAPTER 15: Physical Security Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239    Perimeter Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239    Internal Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243    Equipment Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246    Environmental Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249    Secure Data Destruction.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259CHAPTER 16: Cryptographic Concepts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261    Cryptosystems.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262    Use of Proven Technologies and Implementation.. . . . . . . . 272    Steganography.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273    Cryptography Use Cases.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274    Cryptography Constraints.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277Part III: Implementation 279CHAPTER 17: Secure Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281    Secure Web Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282    Secure File Transfer Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286    Secure Email Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287    Secure Internet Protocols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288    Secure Protocol Use Cases.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305CHAPTER 18: Host and Application Security Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 307    Endpoint Protection.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308    Firewalls and HIPS/HIDS Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . 308    Anti-Malware and Other Host Protections. . . . . . . . . 310    Application Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318    Hardware and Firmware Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322    Operating System Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338CHAPTER 19: Secure Network Design.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339    Network Devices and Segmentation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 340    Security Devices and Boundaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369CHAPTER 20: Wireless Security Settings.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371    Access Methods.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372    Wireless Cryptographic Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373    Authentication Protocols.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377    Wireless Access Installations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387CHAPTER 21: Secure Mobile Solutions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389    Communication Methods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389    Mobile Device Management Concepts. . . . . . . . . . . . 393    Enforcement and Monitoring.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405    Deployment Models.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420CHAPTER 22: Cloud Cybersecurity Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421    Cloud Workloads.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422    Third-Party Cloud Security Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . . 428    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431CHAPTER 23: Identity and Account Management Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . 433    Account Types.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433    Account Management.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435    Account Policy Enforcement.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448CHAPTER 24: Authentication and Authorization Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . . 449    Authentication.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 450    Access Control.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 466    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472CHAPTER 25: Public Key Infrastructure.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489Part IV: Operations and Incident Response 491CHAPTER 26: Organizational Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493    Shell and Script Environments.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 494    Network Reconnaissance and Discovery. . . . . . . . . . . . 496    Packet Capture and Replay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 502    Password Crackers.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 504    Forensics and Data Sanitization.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508CHAPTER 27: Incident Response.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509    Attack Frameworks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509    Incident Response Plan.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512    Incident Response Process.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 517    Continuity and Recovery Plans.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 522    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 528CHAPTER 28: Incident Investigation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529    SIEM Dashboards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530    Logging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531    Network Activity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539CHAPTER 29: Incident Mitigation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541    Containment and Eradication.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549CHAPTER 30: Digital Forensics.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551    Data Breach Notifications.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552    Strategic Intelligence/Counterintelligence Gathering. . . . . . . 554    Track Person-hours.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555    Order of Volatility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555    Chain of Custody.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 556    Data Acquisition.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559    Capture System Images.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560    Capture Network Traffic and Logs.. . . . . . . . . . . 560    Capture Video and Photographs.. . . . . . . . . . . . 561    Record Time Offset.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562    Take Hashes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562    Capture Screenshots.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 563    Collect Witness Interviews. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 563    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 565Part V: Governance, Risk, and Compliance 567CHAPTER 31: Control Types.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 569    Nature of Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 570    Functional Use of Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 570    Compensating Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 572    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 574CHAPTER 32: Regulations, Standards, and Frameworks.. . . . . . . . . . . . 575    Industry-Standard Frameworks and Reference Architectures. . . . . 575    Benchmarks and Secure Configuration Guides.. . . . . . . . . 579    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581CHAPTER 33: Organizational Security Policies.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583    Policy Framework.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583    Human Resource Management Policies.. . . . . . . . . . . . 584    Third-Party Risk Management.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 592    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 596CHAPTER 34: Risk Management.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 597    Risk Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 598    Risk Assessment.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 602    Business Impact Analysis.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612CHAPTER 35: Sensitive Data and Privacy.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613    Sensitive Data Protection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613    Privacy Impact Assessment.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621    What Next?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 623Glossary of Essential Terms and Components.. . . . . . . . . . . . 625
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This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020