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In this essential follow-up to The Shellcoder's Handbook, fourof the world's top security experts teach you to break into anddefend the seven most popular database servers. You'll learn how toidentify vulnerabilities, how attacks are carried out, and how tostop the carnage. The bad guys already know all this. You need toknow it too.
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Chris Anley is a co-author of The Shellcoder’sHandbook, a best-selling book about security vulnerabilityresearch. He has published whitepapers and security advisories on anumber of database systems, including SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL,DB2, and Oracle.
John Heasman is a principal security consultant at NGSSoftware. He is a prolific security researcher and has publishedmany security advisories relating to high-profile products such asMicrosoft Windows, Real Player, Apple Quick-Time, andPostgreSQL.
Bill Grindlay is a senior security consultant andsoftware engineer at NGS Software. He has worked on both thegeneralized vulnerability scanner Typhon III and the NGSSQuirreLfamily of database security scanners. He is a co-author of thedatabase administrator’s guide, SQL ServerSecurity.
Next Generation Security Software Ltd is a UK-basedcompany that develops a suite of database server vulnerabilityassessment tools, the NGSSQuirreL family. Founded in 2001, NGSSoftware’s consulting arm is the largest dedicated securityteam in Europe. All four authors of this book work for NGSSoftware.