Secure Coding in C and C++

By Robert C. Seacord

"The safety of data structures has no longer stronger at a price in line with the expansion and class of the assaults being made opposed to them. to handle this challenge, we needs to increase the underlying thoughts and methods used to create our platforms. particularly, we needs to construct protection in from the beginning, instead of append it as an afterthought. that is the element of safe Coding in C and C++. In cautious aspect, this e-book indicates software program builders easy methods to construct fine quality structures which are much less liable to expensive or even catastrophic assault. it is a e-book that each developer may still learn sooner than the beginning of any critical project."
--Frank Abagnale, writer, lecturer, and prime advisor on fraud prevention and safe documents

Learn the foundation reasons of software program Vulnerabilities and the way to prevent Them

Commonly exploited software program vulnerabilities are typically because of avoidable software program defects. Having analyzed approximately 18,000 vulnerability reviews during the last ten years, the CERT/Coordination middle (CERT/CC) has decided fairly small variety of root reasons account for many of them. This publication identifies and explains those reasons and indicates the stairs that may be taken to avoid exploitation. in addition, this e-book encourages programmers to undertake safeguard top practices and advance a safety approach which may aid shield software program from tomorrow's assaults, not only today's.

Drawing at the CERT/CC's studies and conclusions, Robert Seacord systematically identifies this system mistakes probably to guide to defense breaches, exhibits how they are often exploited, reports the capability results, and provides safe alternatives.

Coverage contains technical element on how to

  • Improve the final safety of any C/C++ application
  • Thwart buffer overflows and stack-smashing assaults that take advantage of insecure string manipulation logic
  • Avoid vulnerabilities and safeguard flaws caused by the wrong use of dynamic reminiscence administration functions
  • Eliminate integer-related difficulties: integer overflows, signal mistakes, and truncation errors
  • Correctly use formatted output services with no introducing format-string vulnerabilities
  • Avoid I/O vulnerabilities, together with race stipulations

Secure Coding in C and C++ provides 1000s of examples of safe code, insecure code, and exploits, carried out for home windows and Linux. in case you are chargeable for developing safe C or C++ software--or for preserving it safe--no different e-book provides you with this a lot targeted, specialist assistance.

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The Ultimate Guide To Graphic Design (2nd Edition)

By Nik Rawlinson

Layout is a deeply ingrained a part of the human psyche. because the earliest days after we have been portray cave partitions, we have now been attracted to growing gadgets that that inform a narrative or just liven up our environment. the appearance of the pc has introduced our curiosity in layout to a complete new point. we will now manage our creations as frequently as we adore, generating a definitive reproduction to proportion with buddies, family members and the area at huge. overlaying Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXPress and extra, this accomplished advisor offers step by step publications to harnessing the facility of your desktop and utilizing this to create expert, attractive and interesting initiatives.

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Building Virtual Pentesting Labs for Advanced Penetration Testing

By Kevin Cardwell

Build difficult digital structure to perform any penetration checking out procedure virtually

About This Book

  • Build and increase your present pentesting tools and skills
  • Get a pretty good method and method of testing
  • Step-by-step educational assisting you construct advanced digital architecture

Who This publication Is For

If you're a penetration tester, safety advisor, safeguard attempt engineer, or analyst who desires to perform and ideal penetration checking out talents through development digital pentesting labs in various situations, this can be the booklet for you. This booklet is perfect which will construct and increase your present pentesting tools and abilities. uncomplicated wisdom of community security measures is anticipated in addition to net software checking out experience.

What you'll Learn

  • Build routers, firewalls, and net servers to hone your pentesting skills
  • Deploy after which locate the weaknesses in a firewall architecture
  • Construct a layered structure and practice a scientific method and technique to exploit for carrying out an exterior test
  • Get brought to numerous of the several protection trying out methodologies
  • Design monitored environments and stay clear of them
  • Create complicated architecture
  • Bypass antivirus and different protection
  • Practice tools of evasion opposed to modern-day most sensible defenses
  • Leverage the customer configuration

In Detail

A penetration try, often referred to as pentest, is a technique of assessing machine and community protection by way of replicating an assault on a working laptop or computer method or community from the surface international and inner threats. With the rise of complicated hackers and threats to our digital international, pentesting is an absolute necessity.

Building digital Pentesting Labs for complex Penetration trying out will train you the way to construct your individual labs and provides you a confirmed technique to check those labs; a technique that's at the moment utilized in by way of international pentesting groups. additionally, you will research a scientific method of expert safeguard trying out, development routers, firewalls, and internet servers to hone your pentesting skills.

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Steve Jobs: Thinking Differently

By Patricia Lakin

This must-read biography of Steve Jobs presents an “absorbing, targeted account of Apple’s first heady days” 'School Library Journal' and past, and is specifically written for a more youthful audience.

Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur. Inventor. university dropout. inventive genius.

These are only the various phrases used to explain the past due Steve Jobs, cofounder, chairman, and leader government officer of Apple Inc. during this complete biography for center grade readers, detect the tale of the “Thomas Edison of our time.”

Originally released in 2012, this revised variation comprises 8 pages of photographs in addition to a timeline and index.

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PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook

Getting PowerShell to serve you much more successfully is simplified with this advisor to complicated management. Automating repetitive day-by-day initiatives and streamlining approaches is proven with real-world examples and screenshots.


  • Discover and comprehend the idea that of home windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Learn the complicated themes and strategies for a qualified PowerShell scripting.
  • Explore the key of creating customized PowerShell snap-ins and modules.
  • Take good thing about PowerShell integration features with different applied sciences for greater management talents
  • Step-by-step advisor wealthy with real-world script examples, screenshots, and most sensible practices

In Detail

Technology’s turning out to be rhythm is operating quicker than earlier than, and enterprise wishes are becoming extra complicated each day. So, it's time to examine whatever new to aid triumph over the problem. With PowerShell on your toolbox, you could simply practice many initiatives with much less time, attempt, and price. PowerShell is a important scripting expertise that allows the automation of process administration projects and the production of approach administration instruments .

"PowerShell 3.0 complex management instruction manual" comes with a collection of real-world situations and unique scripts that can assist you start with PowerShell, research what PowerShell is, easy methods to write the syntax, and construct your scripts, and the way to take advantage of and combine PowerShell with diverse applied sciences, items, and tools.

This guide starts off with the basic issues of PowerShell, then introduces the hot good points in PowerShell 3.0. The ebook then is going via development PowerShell scripts, functionality, and constructing extensions like snap-ins and modules, and maintains with designated examples displaying the use of PowerShell with diverse applied sciences and items to offer you a concept of PowerShell utilization within the actual world.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Learn home windows PowerShell 3.0 new beneficial properties and improvements.
  • Learn PowerShell syntax and grammar resembling pipeline, looping, and dealing with items.
  • Extend PowerShell functions with .NET framework, XML, WMI, and COM+.
  • Configure and set up home windows Server center positive factors, providers, and elements.
  • Manage and configure the Microsoft virtualization platform, Hyper-V.
  • Manage and configure Unified verbal exchange environments akin to alternate Server and Lync Server.
  • Manage and configure Collaboration and information structures corresponding to SharePoint Server and SQL Server.
  • deal with and configure Cloud applied sciences equivalent to Office’365, home windows Azure, and SQL Azure.
  • Explore PowerShell in real-world eventualities, difficulties, and suggestions.
  • PowerShell information and tips and most sensible practices.


This booklet is a set of chosen real-world eventualities, specific options, and screenshots.

Who this e-book is written for

when you are a process administrator who desires to automate repeated day-by-day projects and practice complicated management standards in a well timed demeanour with much less attempt, then this can be the publication for you.

in an effort to get the utmost good thing about this ebook you want to have a few easy scripting wisdom and strong management event

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A Brief History of Computing

By Gerard O Regan

This full of life and interesting textual content lines the major advancements in computation – from 3000 B.C. to the current day – in an easy-to-follow and concise demeanour. themes and lines: perfect for self-study, providing many pedagogical positive factors corresponding to chapter-opening key subject matters, bankruptcy introductions and summaries, routines, and a thesaurus; provides targeted info on significant figures in computing, akin to Boole, Babbage, Shannon, Turing, Zuse and Von Neumann; stories the heritage of software program engineering and of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; discusses the development of man-made intelligence, with extension to such key disciplines as philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetics; examines the influence on society of the advent of the private machine, the realm extensive net, and the advance of cellphone expertise; follows the evolution of a couple of significant know-how businesses, together with IBM, Microsoft and Apple.

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Blender Game Engine: Beginner's Guide

By Victor Kuller Bacone

The non programmer's consultant to making 3D video games

  • Use Blender to create an entire 3D video game
  • Ideal access point to video game improvement with out the necessity for coding
  • No programming or scripting required

In Detail

Blender video game Engine is the a part of the Blender 3D editor used to create genuine 3D games. it is the perfect access point video game improvement atmosphere since you do not even have to discover ways to software. Create an entire video game utilizing Bender's cutting edge common sense bricks.

"Blender video game Engine: Beginner's advisor" is the correct advent to video game improvement. utilizing basically common sense bricks, the reader will create a whole online game in Blender. through the top of the e-book the reader might be in a position to use their talents to create their very own 3D games.

What will you study from this ebook

  • How to regulate online game characters
  • Setting up a whole online game level
  • Creating spawn issues in your participant character
  • Modify enemy habit while not having to exploit scripts
  • Set up collision detection and enemy AI
  • Import freely on hand 3D video game resources to be used on your game
  • How to grasp Blender's common sense editor


Create a whole video game step-by-step with out earlier event valuable. useful tutorials take you thru the total approach from starting to end.

Who this publication is written for

If you may have used Blender prior to yet by no means received to grips with the Blender video game Engine (BGE), this ebook is for you. when you've got attempted and failed with different online game improvement environments, or if scripting isn't your distinctiveness, this can be the place you have to start.

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IPv6 Essentials

If your company is gearing up for IPv6, this in-depth ebook presents the sensible info and information you want to plan for, layout, and enforce this drastically superior protocol. writer Silvia Hagen takes procedure and community directors, engineers, and community designers in the course of the technical information of IPv6 gains and capabilities, and gives thoughts should you have to combine IPv6 with their present IPv4 infrastructure.

The flood of Internet-enabled units has made migrating to IPv6 a paramount hindrance all over the world. during this up to date variation, Hagen distills greater than ten years of learning, operating with, and consulting with agencies on IPv6. It’s the one booklet of its kind.

IPv6 necessities covers:

  • Address structure, header constitution, and the ICMPv6 message format
  • IPv6 mechanisms akin to Neighbor Discovery, Stateless handle autoconfiguration, and copy handle detection
  • Network-related points and providers: Layer 2 help, higher Layer Protocols, and Checksums
  • IPv6 defense: normal practices, IPSec fundamentals, IPv6 safety components, and firm safeguard models
  • Transitioning to IPv6: dual-stack operation, tunneling, and translation techniques
  • Mobile IPv6: expertise for a brand new iteration of cellular services
  • Planning strategies, integration eventualities, tackle plan, most sensible practices, and dos and don’ts

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Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer

By Robert Epstein

An exhaustive paintings that represents a landmark exploration of either the philosophical and methodological matters surrounding the quest for real man made intelligence. special psychologists, computing device scientists, philosophers, and programmers from around the globe debate weighty concerns comparable to even if a self-conscious laptop could create a web ‘world mind’. This highly very important quantity explores not anything lower than the way forward for the human race itself.

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Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 11g

By Rick Greenwald, Robert Stackowiak

Oracle is a gigantic approach, with myriad applied sciences, concepts, and releases. such a lot users--even skilled builders and database administrators--find it tough to get a deal with at the complete scope of the Oracle database. And, as each one new Oracle model is published, clients locate themselves lower than expanding strain to benefit a few complete diversity of recent applied sciences. the most recent problem is Oracle Database 11g.

This ebook distills an immense quantity of knowledge approximately Oracle right into a compact, easy-to-read quantity full of concentrated textual content, illustrations, and priceless tricks. It includes chapters on:

  • Oracle items, techniques, info constructions, and total structure for Oracle Database 11g, in addition to prior releases (Oracle Database 10g, Oracle9i, and Oracle8i)
  • Installing, working, dealing with, tracking, networking, and tuning Oracle, together with firm supervisor (EM) and Oracle's self-tuning and administration functions; and utilizing Oracle safety, auditing, and compliance (a new bankruptcy during this edition)
  • Multiuser concurrency, info warehouses, allotted databases, on-line transaction processing (OLTP), excessive availability, and architectures (e.g., SMP, clusters, NUMA, and grid computing)
  • Features past the Oracle database: Oracle program exhibit, Fusion Middleware (including Oracle program Server), and database SOA aid as an online prone provider

The most modern Oracle Database 11g positive factors: question outcome set caching, computerized reminiscence administration, the true software checking out, complex Compression, overall keep in mind, and lively facts protect choice strategies, alterations to the OLAP alternative (transparently accessed and controlled as materialized views), the Flashback transaction command, obvious information encryption, the help Workbench (and diagnosability infrastructure), and partitioning improvements (including period and new composite types)

For new Oracle clients, DBAs, builders, and executives, Oracle Essentials offers a useful, all-in-one creation to the entire diversity of Oracle positive aspects and applied sciences, together with the just-released Oracle Database 11g positive factors. yet no matter if you have already got a library choked with Oracle documentation, you will discover that this compact publication is the single you switch to, repeatedly, as your one-stop, actually crucial reference.

"Oracle Essentials provides a transparent clarification of the most important database techniques and structure underlying the Oracle database. it is a nice reference for somebody doing improvement or administration of Oracle databases."

--Andrew Mendelsohn, Senior vp, Database Server applied sciences, Oracle Corporation

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