Cybersecurity for Small Networks
- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: WOW! eBook (December 6, 2022)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 171850148X
- ISBN-13: 978-1718501485
Cybersecurity for Small Networks: A No-Nonsense Guide for the Reasonably Paranoid: A guide to implementing DIY security solutions and readily available technologies to protect home and small-office networks from attack
This Cybersecurity for Small Networks book is a straightforward series of projects that will teach you how to secure different facets of household or small-business networks from cyber attacks. Through guided, hands-on exercises, you’ll quickly progress through several levels of security from building a defensible network architecture to protecting your network from adversaries and monitoring for suspicious activity.
The first section will teach you how to segment a network into protected zones, set up a firewall, and mitigate wireless network security risks. Then, you’ll configure a VPN (virtual private network) to hide and encrypt network traffic and communications, set up proxies to speed up network performance and hide the source of traffic, and configure an antivirus. From there, you’ll implement back-up storage strategies, monitor and capture network activity using a variety of open-source tools, and learn tips to efficiently manage your security. By the end of this book, you’ll be armed with the skills necessary to effectively secure your small network with whatever resources you have available.
This Cybersecurity for Small Networks book is an easy-to-follow series of tutorials that will lead readers through different facets of protecting household or small-business networks from cyber attacks. You’ll learn how to use pfSense to build a firewall, lock down wireless, segment a network into protected zones, configure a VPN (virtual private network) to hide and encrypt network traffic and communications, set up proxies to speed up network performance and hide the source of traffic, block ads, install and configure an antivirus, back up your data securely, and even how to monitor your network for unauthorized activity and alert you to intrusion.