AppendixA.How to Get Your Network Hacked in 10 Easy Steps


Appendix A. How to Get Your Network Hacked in 10 Easy Steps

This list enumerates 10 very common administrative practices that will either simplify or enable an attack against a network. Although the list is a bit tongue-in-cheek, the substance of it is quite serious. Following these steps will, almost certainly , mean the demise of your network, and potentially your career along with it. Doing everything against this list is a great start at protecting your network:

1.
Don't patch anything.

2.
Use poorly written applications.

3.
Use the highest possible privilege.

4.
Open unnecessary holes in firewalls.

5.
Allow unrestricted internal traffic.

6.
Allow unrestricted outbound traffic.

7.
Don't harden servers.

8.
Use bad passwords, in multiple places.

9.
Use shared service accounts.

10.
Assume everything is OK.



Protect Your Windows Network From Perimeter to Data
Protect Your Windows Network: From Perimeter to Data
ISBN: 0321336437
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 219

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