Most people know how problematic protection against SYN denial of service attacks can be. Several methods, more or less effective, are usually used. In almost every case proper filtering of packets is a viable solution. In addition to creating packet filters, the modification of the TCP/IP stack of a given operating system can be performed by an administrator. This method, the tuning of the TCP/IP stack in various operating systems, will be described in depth in this article.
Buffer Overrun In RPCSS Service Could Allow Code Execution (MS03-039). Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is a protocol used by the Windows operating system. RPC provides an inter-process communication mechanism that allows a program running on one computer to seamlessly access services on another computer. The protocol itself is derived from the Open Software Foundation (OSF) RPC protocol, but with the addition of some Microsoft specific extensions.
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One of the more recent evolutions in network security has been the movement away from protecting the perimeter of the network to protecting data at the source. The reason behind this change has been that perimeter security no longer works in today's environment. Today, more than just your employees need access to data. Essentially, partners and customers must have access to this data as well meaning that your database cannot simply be hidden behind a firewall.
Nothing says there's a hole in your security like someone walking off with your servers. You could spend millions of dollars on access lists, firewalls, USB tokens, virus scanners, VPNs, passwords and patches to secure your network from online invasions, but none of those will protect you from offline attacks.
Physical security is essential. It prevents your machines from being stolen, damaged or taken offline by someone flipping the power switch, and it restricts physical access by an adversary who might want to attack your network.