Notes from security school

Wednesday, 19 January 2005, 9:00 AM EST

The underground world of the computer hacker may seem like a place where chaos rules, but the reality is there's a method to the hacker's perceived madness. And understanding that method is critical to knowing how best to respond to a skilled attacker.

Last fall, the SANS Institute offered three training courses that presented a step-by-step look at how criminal hackers operate and how organizations should respond.

By Dan Verton at Computerworld.

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