September 2002 - Barbarians at the Gate: Your Network Under Assault

Plus: What to do when you've been hacked; 70-320, XML/Visual C# review; smart cards; security checklist; remote control tools; more.


Barbarians at the Gate

Intrusion detection systems are becoming increasingly important in network security. Here’s a primer on what they do and how they work—and an evaluation of four popular sentries.

You Got Hacked! Now What?

Hacks are a fact in a connected world. After discovering and expelling the intruders, you have to clean up their messes.


Javelina Releases Active Directory Toolset

Javelina Software, a four-year-old company with a background in Banyan Vines, launched a toolset for Active Directory administrators on Tuesday at the MCP TechMentor conference in San Diego.

Web Services Exams Go Live

Microsoft makes available two more core exams for the MCAD.NET and MCSD.NET tracks.

MCAD Numbers Adding Up

Microsoft issues its first hundred certifications for new developer certification.

The Certification Boat

How would you rather get your MCP: reading books and fiddling with a homemade network in your windowless basement or tooling around Jamaica and the Grand Caymans on a cruise ship?

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