Defense Against the DoS/DDoS Attacks on Cisco Routers

Contributed by Hang Chau and restored from the old Infosecwriters archives.

DoS/DDoS attacks are a virulent, relatively new type of Internet attacks, they have caused some biggest web sites on the world -- owned by the most famous E-Commerce companies such as Yahoo, eBay, Amazon -- became inaccessible to customers, partners, and users, the financial losses are very huge. On the other hand, if the international terrorist organizations use the DoS/DDoS to attack successfully the web sites or Internet systems of U.S. government and military, the results and losses will be disastrous and unimaginable.


Allowing Linux to Authenticate to a Windows 2003 AD Domain

Contributed by Thomas J. Munn, and restored from the archives.


Zfone: A New Approach for Securing VoIP Communication

Contributed by Samuel Sotillo and restored from the Infosecwriters archive.


Demystifying - IPSec VPN’s

Contributed by Abhishek Singh from the old Infosecwriters archive.

In this article I will cover the basics of IPSec and will try to provide a window into the mystical world of the IPSec VPNs. The intended audience is anyone who wants to have a quick go through of the IPSec VPNs. This article will suite to readers of range Beginners to Intermediate.

This document is in PDF format. To view it click here.


802.1x in the Enterprise Network

Contributed by Harrison Forest.

This paper aims to provide a general over view of 802.1x authentication and its growing importance on enterprise networks today. It provides an overview of the mechanics involved with 802.1x framework and RADIUS authentication. The importance of mobile device management and bring your own device and there relations to 802.1x will also be discussed. The history and standardization of 802.1x will be explained to provide background information. Lastly, various dot1x solutions will be discussed and the significant benefits they provide to network and information security.

This document is in PDF format. To view it click here.


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