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31. Securing Web Servers
Series: ITL Bulletin
Published: 9/21/1999
Authors: Peter M Mell, David F Ferraiolo
Abstract: This ITL Bulletin enumerates and describes techniques by which one can secure web servers. It categorizes the techniques into security levels to aid in their cost-effective application.

32. Mobile Agent Attack Resistant Distributed Hierarchical Intrusion Detection Systems
Published: 9/8/1999
Authors: Peter M Mell, Mark McLarnon
Abstract: Distributed intrusion detection systems are especially vulnerable to attacks since, typically, each component resides at a static location and components are connected together into a hierarchical structure. An attacker can disable such a system by ...

33. Computer Attacks: What They Are and How to Defend Against Them
Series: ITL Bulletin
Published: 5/26/1999
Author: Peter M Mell
Abstract: Although a host of technologies exists to detect and prevent attacks against computers, a human must coordinate responding to a successful network penetration. At the same time, the majority of systems administrators are not prepared to handle a soph ...

34. Understanding the Global Attack Toolkit Using a Database of Dependent Classifiers
Published: 11/5/1998
Author: Peter M Mell
Abstract: High profile Internet web sites publish a large collection of attack scripts that we call the Global Attack Toolkit (GAT). It is a dangerous tool available to the average web surfer and yet we known little about this set of attacks besides the fact t ...

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