If a tree falls in a forest with no-one to hear it, does it make a sound? So goes a typical zen-like philosophical question. While it’s thought-provoking, what does it have to do with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)?
Foreign hackers, weak passwords, backdoors and buffer overflows – just another day at the office for Network Defence’s penetration testers. Here’s a look at sample pages from the head tester’s diary– and what companies can learn from the results.