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Ten security tools you can
pick up and use right now
(and a few extras)

CSE 4/6243
January 28, 2008
Wesley McGrew rwm8@cs...
Introduction
Focus is on “everyday” kinds of tools.

Many security tools are double-edged swords

  The same tool that can...
Introduction
This list is inspired by previous “tool” lectures
given by Russ Ward and myself

  http://sectools.org/ also ...
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
Ten Tools for Security Professionals
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Ten Tools for Security Professionals

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A short lecture that I gave to the Information and Computer Security class at Mississippi State University this semester

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Ten Tools for Security Professionals

  1. 1. Ten security tools you can pick up and use right now (and a few extras) CSE 4/6243 January 28, 2008 Wesley McGrew rwm8@cse.msstate.edu
  2. 2. Introduction Focus is on “everyday” kinds of tools. Many security tools are double-edged swords The same tool that can be used to test your defenses can be used in an attack Use these tools in the lab! Never attack a network or system without explicit and specific permission!
  3. 3. Introduction This list is inspired by previous “tool” lectures given by Russ Ward and myself http://sectools.org/ also a great resource Focus is on free tools, unless otherwise stated also plenty of good commercial tools out there, such as Core Impact

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