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Publication Citation: Network Security Testing

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Author(s): Shirley M. Radack;
Title: Network Security Testing
Published: November 01, 2003
Abstract: This ITL Bulletin summarizes NIST Special Publication 800-42, Guideline on Network Security Testing, by John Wack, Miles Tracy, and Murugiah Souppaya, which assists organizations in testing their Internet-connected and operational systems. The guide provides an approach to adopting effective procedures that can help organizations uncover unknown vulnerabilities, institute security controls, and prevent incidents and attacks.
Citation: ITLB -
Pages: 6 pp.
Keywords: computer networks; network security; security testing
Research Areas: Computer Security, Networking
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