SOURCE: Network Chemistry

January 16, 2007 08:00 ET

Network Chemistry Security Analyst Shares Security "Secrets" in Updated "Network Security Hacks" Book From O'Reilly Publishing

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 -- Network Chemistry, the wireless security experts, announced today that the second edition of the acclaimed "Network Security Hacks" book -- authored by Network Chemistry's Senior Security Analyst, Andrew Lockhart -- is now available from O'Reilly Publishing.

This updated edition offers critical security information and 125 concise and practical hacks. It also includes wireless networking techniques (such as setting up a captive portal and securing against rogue hotspots) and additional information for Windows administrators and new techniques to ensure privacy and anonymity have been added. In the book, Lockhart explores ways to evade network traffic analysis, encrypt email and files and protect against phishing attacks. System administrators will also find concise examples of applied encryption, intrusion detection, logging, trending and incident response.

"With the proliferation of mobile workforces and applications, wireless security has risen to the level of best practice in enterprises. Organizations need to continue their education process by staying on top of potential wireless threats," said Dr. Chris Waters, founder and CTO, Network Chemistry. "It's a real source of pride for us that Andrew brings his deep security knowledge and understanding of the threats wireless networks face to our products and customers and is willing to share this expertise with others in his books."

Lockhart, originally from South Carolina, currently resides in northern Colorado where he obtained a BS in computer science from Colorado State University. In his free time, Lockhart works on Snort-Wireless, a project intended to add wireless intrusion detection popular OpenSource IDS Snort. He is also a key contributor and editorial board member for the Wireless Vulnerabilities and Exploits initiative (

More information on "Network Security Hacks" is available at

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