All Posts Tagged With: "Security"

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Enable Passwords On Cisco Routers Via Enable Password And Enable Secret

Security is a part of every good technical administrator’s game plan. Luckily the good folks at Cisco have made the task of securitizing a Cisco router fairly straightforward in design- with support given for up to five types of passwords. Taking advantage of these passwords is vital to a network’s internal security, and should be […]

29May2008 | | 15 comments | Continued
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Securing Cisco Routers with No IP Directed-Broadcast

One of several overlooked commands that can produce a world of hurt for networks is the IP Directed-broadcast command. This command was introduced in Cisco’s routers at IOS version 10. Cisco soon realized that this command was being maliciously exploited in denial of service attacks, and action had to be taken- particularly against smurf attacks. […]

3Feb2008 | | 9 comments | Continued