Principles of Computer Security Lab Manual, Fourth Edition



Practice the Computer Security Skills You Need to Succeed!

  • 40+ lab exercises challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies
  • Step-by-step scenarios require you to think critically
  • Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results
  • Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results
  • Key term quizzes help build your vocabulary

In this Lab Manual, you’ll practice

  • Configuring workstation network connectivity
  • Analyzing network communication
  • Establishing secure network application communication using TCP/IP protocols
  • Penetration testing with Nmap, metasploit, password cracking, Cobalt Strike, and other tools
  • Defending against network application attacks, including SQL injection, web browser exploits, and email attacks
  • Combatting Trojans, man-in-the-middle attacks, and steganography
  • Hardening a host computer, using antivirus applications, and configuring firewalls
  • Securing network communications with encryption, secure shell (SSH), secure copy (SCP), certificates, SSL, and IPsec
  • Preparing for and detecting attacks
  • Backing up and restoring data
  • Handling digital forensics and incident response

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