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IDFAQ: Books on or related to Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Some of these books directly address Intrusion Detection and Prevention, while others provide insight into the subtleties of detecting malicious, anomalous, or inappropriate activity.


Snort Intrusion Detection and Prevention Toolkit
by Brian Caswell, Jay Beale, Andrew Baker
ISBN-10: 1597490997
February 2007
Intrusion Alert: An Ethical Hacking Guide to Intrusion Detection
by Ankit Fadia
ISBN-10: 1598634143
July 2007
Extrusion Detection: Security Monitoring for Internal Intrusion
by Richard Bejtlich
ISBN-10: 0321349962
November 2005
Silence on the Wire: A Field Guide to Passive Reconnaissance and Indirect Attacks
by Michal Zalewski
ISBN-10: 1593270461
April 2005v
Host Integrity Monitoring Using Osiris and Samhain
by Brian Wotring, Bruce Potter, Marcus Ranum
ISBN-10: 1597490180
May 2005
Intrusion Prevention and Active Response: Deploying Network and Host IPS
by Michael Rash, Angela D. Orebaugh, Graham Clark, Becky Pinkard, Jake Babbin
ISBN-10: 193226647X
April 2005
Hack the Stack: Using Snort and Ethereal to Master the 8 Layers of an Insecure Network
by Michael Gregg
ISBN-10: 1597491098
October 2006
Network Intrusion Detection (3rd Edition)
by Stephen Northcutt, Judy Novak
ISBN-10: 0735712654
September 2002
Intrusion Prevention and Active Response: Deploying Network and Host IPS
by Michael Rash, Angela D. Orebaugh, Graham Clark, Becky Pinkard, Jake Babbin
ISBN-10: 193226647X
April 2005
Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals
by Earl Carter, Jonathan Hogue
ISBN-10: 1587052393
January 2006
Advanced Host Intrusion Prevention with CSA
by Chad Sullivan, Jeff Asher, Paul Mauvais
ISBN-10: 1587052520
May 2006

Understanding Network Protocols

The TCP/IP Guide: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Internet Protocols Reference
by Charles Kozierok
ISBN-10: 159327047X
March 2005
Running IPv6
by Iljitsch van Beijnum
ISBN-10: 1590595270
November 2005

Understanding Malicious Code

Counter Hack Reloaded: A Step-by-Step Guide to Computer Attacks and Effective Defenses (2nd Edition)
by Edward Skoudis, Tom Liston
ISBN-10: 0131481045
January 2006
Malware: Fighting Malicious Code
by Ed Skoudis, Lenny Zeltser
ISBN-10: 0131014056
November 2003


The Tao of Network Security Monitoring: Beyond Intrusion Detection
by Richard Bejtlich
ISBN-10: 0321246772
July 2004
Virtual Honeypots: From Botnet Tracking to Intrusion Detection
by Niels Provos, Thorsten Holz
ISBN-10: 0321336321
July 2007
Extreme Exploits: Advanced Defenses Against Hardcore Hacks
by Victor Oppleman, Oliver Friedrichs, Brett Watson
ISBN-10: 0072259558
July 2005

Know Your Enemy

LAN Switch Security: What Hackers Know About Your Switches
by Eric Vyncke, Christopher Paggen
ISBN-10: 1587052563
September 2007
The Art of Software Security Assessment: Identifying and Preventing Software Vulnerabilities
by Mark Dowd, John McDonald, Justin Schuh
ISBN-10: 0321444426
November 2006
Hacker's Challenge 3 (Hacking Exposed)
by David Pollino, Bill Pennington, Tony Bradley, Himanshu Dwivedi
ISBN-10: 0072263040
April 2006
Penetration Tester's Open Source Toolkit
by Charl Van Der Walt, HD Moore, Roelof Temmingh, Haroon Meer, Johnny Long, Chris Hurley, James Foster
ISBN-10: 1597490210
June 2005
Network Security Assessment: Know Your Network
by Chris McNab
ISBN-10: 0596510306
November 2007
Security Warrior
by Cyrus Peikari, Anton Chuvakin
ISBN-10: 0596005458
February 2004
Hacking Exposed Cisco Networks (Hacking Exposed)
by Andrew Vladimirov, Konstantin Gavrilenko, Andrei Mikhailovsky
ISBN-10: 0072259175
December 2005

Honorable Mention

Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt
by Andrew Jaquith
ISBN-10: 0321349989
April 2007