Windows 8 is quite different than previous Microsoft operating systems, but it’s still eminently hackable. With this book, you’ll learn how to make a variety of modifications, from speeding up boot time and disabling the Lock screen to hacking native apps and running Windows 8 on a Mac. And that’s just the beginning. You’ll find more than 100 standalone hacks on performance, multimedia, networking, the cloud, security, email, hardware, and more. Not only will you learn how to use each hack, you’ll also discover why it works.Add folders and other objects to the Start screenRun other Windows versions inside Windows 8Juice up performance and track down bottlenecksUse the SkyDrive cloud service to sync your files everywhereSpeed up web browsing and use other PCs on your home networkSecure portable storage and set up a virtual private networkHack Windows 8 Mail and services such as OutlookCombine storage from different devices into one big virtual diskTake control of Window 8 setting with the Registry
The global reliance on computers, networks and systems continues to grow. As our dependency grows so do the threats that target our military s Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems as well as the operational components and electronic controls for our critical infrastructure. Over the past decade we have experienced a substantial rise in the complexity and sophistication of cyber attacks as well as a frightening increase in the impact of some of the attacks. Every computer is a potential cyber weapon waiting to be loaded and used by extremists, criminals, terrorists and rogue nation states. As the world becomes more and more dependent on computers and information technology, the greater the risk of cyber attacks. Government and military leaders now face this fact and our critical systems and infrastructure remain at great risk! This risk has made the ability to defend these critical systems and direct cyber attacks core capabilities required for the modern military. In the age of cyber conflict, leaders need to understand the weapons and strategies used to wage this rapidly evolving type of warfare. This handbook will provide the background needed to understand the new world of cyber warfare, define the tools and techniques for offensive and defensive action, and provide insight into the strategies behind building a dynamic and relevant cyber warfare capability.
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The ultimate guide to cryptography, updated from an author team of the world's top cryptography experts.
Cryptography is vital to keeping information safe, in an era when the formula to do so becomes more and more challenging. Written by a team of world-renowned cryptography experts, this essential guide is the definitive introduction to all major areas of cryptography: message security, key negotiation, and key management. You'll learn how to think like a cryptographer. You'll discover techniques for building cryptography into products from the start and you'll examine the many technical changes in the field.
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Delivering up-to-the-minute coverage, COMPUTER SECURITY AND PENETRATION TESTING, Second Edition offers readers of all backgrounds and experience levels a well-researched and engaging introduction to the fascinating realm of network security. Spotlighting the latest threats and vulnerabilities, this cutting-edge text is packed with real-world examples that showcase today's most important and relevant security topics. It addresses how and why people attack computers and networks–equipping readers with the knowledge and techniques to successfully combat hackers. This edition also includes new emphasis on ethics and legal issues. The world of information security is changing every day – readers are provided with a clear differentiation between hacking myths and hacking facts. Straightforward in its approach, this comprehensive resource teaches the skills needed to go from hoping a system is secure to knowing that it is.
OpenBSD's stateful packet filter, PF, offers an amazing feature set and support across the major BSD platforms. Like most firewall software though, unlocking PF's full potential takes a good teacher.Peter N.M. Hansteen's PF website and conference tutorials have helped thousands of users build the networks they need using PF. The Book of PF is the product of Hansteen's knowledge and experience, teaching good practices as well as bare facts and software options. Throughout the book, Hansteen emphasizes the importance of staying in control by having a written network specification, using macros to make rule sets more readable, and performing rigid testing when loading in new rules.
Today's system administrators face increasing challenges in the quest for network quality, and The Book of PF can help by demystifying the tools of modern *BSD network defense. But, perhaps more importantly, because we know you like to tinker, The Book of PF tackles a broad range of topics that will stimulate your mind and pad your resume, including how to:Create rule sets for all kinds of network traffic, whether it is crossing a simple home LAN, hiding behind NAT, traversing DMZs, or spanning bridgesUse PF to create a wireless access point, and lock it down tight with authpf and special access restrictionsMaximize availability by using redirection rules for load balancing and CARP for failoverUse tables for proactive defense against would-be attackers and spammersSet up queues and traffic shaping with ALTQ, so your network stays responsiveMaster your logs with monitoring and visualization, because you can never be too paranoid
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