By 3 July 2009 | Categories: book reviews




That is, it’s boring unless security is your thing or you realise just how important it is. If it is, and you do, then Security Monitoring – Managing Risks on Your Network (2009) should be on your must read list.

Managing your network’s security is more a science than an art. That’s why the authors of the book, security experts from Cisco Systems prescribe a six step approach to
managing security risks to your network. The steps include:

1) Develop Policies;
2) Know Your Network;
3) Select Your Targets;
4) Choose Event Sources;
5) Feed and Tune; and
6) Maintain Dependable Event Sources.

Security Monitoring takes a very sensible, sober and
systematic approach to monitoring network security. Its
insights and prescriptions will certainly help you implement an effective security monitoring solution for your company.

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