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Table Of Contents

  1. What should I know or read before asking a question on this list ?
  2. I want to get into the security field what should I do ?
  3. What other FAQs should I read ?
  4. What books should I read ?
  5. What Web sites should I visit ?
  6. What security trade shows are available ?
  7. Is the term hacker, cracker or slacker ?
  8. What other Security mailing lists are out there?
  9. How do I unsubscribe from the Security Focus IDS list?
  10. Where are the archives for the Security Focus IDS list?
  11. Who contributes to this list ?
  12. What do I do if I have a question that isn't answered here?


General Questions

1:   What should I know or read before asking a question on this list ? 

To get the most out of this list, we think you should:


2:   I want to get into the security field what should I do ? 


 



3:   What other FAQs should I read ? 

  • SANS ID FAQ
  • Robert Graham FAQs
  • Firewall FAQ
  • WWW Security FAQ
  • Firewall-1 FAQ
  • Crypto FAQ
  • comp.os.linux.security FAQ 4: What books should I read ? Start with the books on this list. 5: What Web sites should I visit ?
  • securityfocus.com
  • linuxsecurity.com
  • Microsoft Security
  • SANS Reading Room
  • eWeek has a list of Security Web Sites 6: What security trade shows are available ?
  • SANS Security training
  • RSA 7: Is the term hacker, cracker or slacker ?
  • Hacker
  • Cracker
  • Slacker 8: What other Security mailing lists are out there?
  • Focus-IDS
  • Incidents
  • Snort-Users
  • IDS
  • SANS lists
  • Attrition.org Lists
  • SecurityPortal Lists
  • Firewall-Wizards 9: How do I unsubscribe from the Security Focus IDS list? http://www.securityfocus.com/focus/ids/list/focus_idsfaq.html#0.3.2 10: Where are the archives for the Security Focus IDS list? http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=96 11: Who contributes to this list ? Normally people from the SF IDS list. The main contributors have been: Jason Lewis Alan Ridgeway 12: What do I do if I have a question that isn't answered here?

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