Tracing your Internet presence: A management guide to securing your IP space

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Your organization's network has a "footprint" in IP space, defined by the machines you control and the IP addresses you own. Assessing that footprint is often the first step that an attacker takes in an attempt to compromise your network. These links will help you secure your own IP space - by keeping all your patches up to date, by finding forgotten and unpatched machines lurking in the odd corners of your networks, and by securing your DNS records against attack.

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