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Cisco Router and Switch Forensics by Dale Liu

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Introduction: An Overview of Cisco Router and Switch Forensics

Solutions in this chapter:

▪ Defining a Secure Network
▪ Equipment Used for the Examples in This Book
▪ Setting Up a Secure Network
▪ The Incident
▪ How to Respond
Summary
Solutions Fast Track
Frequently Asked Questions

About This Book

Before we can delve into the world of conducting router and switch forensics on Cisco devices, we need to discuss what makes a network secure. Thirty years ago we were using mainframe computers and “security” meant nothing more than the fact that a physical wall separated the people who worked with the data from the machines storing that data. As PCs and local area networks (LANs) have gained acceptance over the years, securing data and resources has become ...

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