Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity (Rheinwerk Computing)

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Uncover security vulnerabilities and harden your system against attacks! With this guide you’ll learn to set up a virtual learning environment where you can test out hacking tools, from Kali Linux to hydra and Wireshark. Then with step-by-step instructions you’ll expand your understanding of offline hacking, external safety checks, penetration testing in networks, and other essential security techniques, including steps for mobile, cloud, and IoT security. Use this guide to ensure your system can withstand any threat!

Understand IT system vulnerabilities and identify attack vectors Learn to secure multiple infrastructures, including Linux, Microsoft Windows, cloud, and mobile Master pen testing with tools like Metaspolit, Kali Linux, hydra, Open-VAS, Empire, Pwnagotchi, and more

Key Concepts and Tools
Set up your environment with Metasploitable and Juice Shop, install Kali Linux, and explore hacking tools like nmap, hydra, and Armitage that will assist you with the more complex practices covered in later chapters.

Penetration Testing and Security Practices
From man-in-the-middle attacks to finding vulnerabilities using nmap, walk step-by-step through client-side and network penetration testing. Master key security techniques like passwords, IT forensics, and safety checks and see how to secure Windows servers, Linux, Samba file servers, and web applications.

Advanced Security Concepts
Supplement your understanding of security concepts with practical instruction and theoretical information on more advanced topics like cloud, mobile, and Internet of Things security. Learn how to secure Office 365 through multi-level authentication and conditional access, explore protective measures for Android and iOS, and determine IoT protocols and services.

From the Publisher

Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and CybersecurityHacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity

Explore penetration testing and cybersecurity using this guide!

Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and CybersecurityHacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity

The best hacking book for administrators, security professionals, and software developers!

“Attack is the secret of defense; defense is the planning of an attack.” — Sun Tzu

You can only make your systems truly secure if you understand how an attacker thinks. This comprehensive guide is the key to advanced security for your IT systems. Get the know-how you need to protect your infrastructure from attacks with over 1,200 pages of practical examples.

Improve your cyber security by following cases from real attack scenarios to find out which security measures really work. Using examples from the perspective of a hacker, you can detect weaknesses in your own systems and employ all the tools provided to protect against attacks.

From securing the Active Directory and using Kali Linux to searching for exploits and hardening web servers, use this guide to become a security expert!

Penetration testing Offline hacking Active Directory Linux Mobile security IoT security Cloud security IT Forensics

 Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity

This book includes:

1,200+ pages of expert knowledge about hacking, cybersecurity, and penetration testingA thorough review of security tools and techniquesDetailed practical examples and scenariosDiagrams, charts, tables, note boxes, definitions, and background informationNumerous illustrations and screenshotsA comprehensive index

Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and CybersecurityHacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity

This book is for you if:

You’re a system administrator, security engineer, software developer, or general IT professional seeking to develop a strong foundation in security techniques that will help you protect your system against imposing cyber threats.

 Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity Hacking and Security: The Comprehensive Guide to Penetration Testing and Cybersecurity

Meet the authors:

Michael Kofler wrote this manual together with a team of security specialists. The authors have many years of experience as pen testers, administrators and developers, and know how hackers work. They introduce you to common attack scenarios and show you specific solutions and tools that you can use to defend yourself effectively.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rheinwerk Computing; First Edition (July 27, 2023)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1141 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1493224255
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1493224258
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.6 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 2.25 x 9.75 inches

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