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Ernst & Young, has put together the quintessential course for security engineers looking to improve their ability to protect their organization's website, systems, and network. Dubbed eXtreme Hacking, and carrying a price tag of $5,000 a slot, this course is for anyone but hacks. With an impressive course book that fills a two-inch thick binder, leading Ernst & Young security engineers take you step-by-step through all the ways that bad guys try to subvert your mission critical servers and network configurations. Using dual-bootable NT-Linux laptops, and an accompanying network setup for practicing subversive attacks and exploits, attendees will leave the course with an entire new bag of tools and tricks that help them understand how bad guys identify target IP addresses, collect information about the systems they plan on compromising, and exploit weaknesses without being noticed. The idea is to learn how to figure out what the weaknesses are in your organization's network before the bad guys do.
to manipulation due to security vulnerabilities, the line where tax and revenue audits end and system and network audits begin, is starting to blur. If a corporation's tax and revenue audits are mathematically accurate, but based on incorrect information due to a compromised computer system, is the problem an information security problem or an accounting problem? If a discrepancy is caused by an outsider, who has hacked a financial electronic funds' transfer, should the corporation be held liable for SEC