Extending OSI to Network Security -- Chapter 1 of 'Hack the Stack'
About this chapter:
Extending OSI to Network Security covers topics such as common stack attacks, mapping the OSI model to the TCP/IP model, and talks about the current state of IT security. The goal of this chapter is to take the well-known Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model and use it to present security topics in a new and unique way.
About this book: Hack the Stack was written for those who seek to better understand and to gain a deeper knowledge of how TCP/IP systems really work. Such knowledge enables security professionals to make networks more secure.
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Excerpted from Hack the Stack: Using Snort and Ethereal to Master the 8 Layers of An Insecure Network
by Michael Gregg (ISBN: 1597491098). Copyright 2006, Syngress Publishing
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This was first published in November 2006