Vulnerabilities by Error class
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Mike fratto is a senior technology editor based in Network Computing's Syracuse University Real-World Labs®; he covers all security-related topics. Prior to joining this magazine, Mike worked as an independent consultant in central New York. Write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Post a comment or question on this story. When you connect to the Internet, you are going to be scanned and attacked--but you can fight back and win. The key: Be consistent and methodical in your response. Keep current on patching, implement sound network-configuration practices, and keep up to date on current dangers. These organizations can help:
CAIDA: The Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis is a group of commercial, government and research entities working to build a robust and scalable global Internet infrastructure.
ICAT Metabase: A searchable index on computer vulnerabilities, ICAT provides very granular search capabilities and links to vulnerabilities and patch information.