Backtrack 4 assuring security by penetration testing

In Chapter 10, you learn about privilege escalation, password attacks with tools like rainbowcrack and John the Ripper, online tools like Hydra and bruteSSG, network sniffers like tcpdump, Wireshark, as well as spoofing and some other tools. The book is written as an interactive tutorial and covers the core of BackTrack with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions. Most of the focus is ping-family tools.

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BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

Chapter 7 Vulnerability Mapping discusses taxonomy, as well as using openVAS vulnerability assessment system to manage your vulnerabilities.

This could have bac,track easily achieved without inflating the book too much by removing some of the bureaucratic bits and generic stuff and adding more complex, bh testing cases. He has experience of designing secure network architectures, deploying and managing enterprise-wide security systems, developing information security policies and procedures, performing various network, web, and mobile application penetration testing, and giving information security training.

Next, you are taught about the basic concepts of penetratoin operating system, like managing services, network connectivity, and updates. On one hand, I'm well familiar with Linux security.

You don't have anything in your cart right now. Things start to become interesting in Chapter 4, which covers information gathering.

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Table of Contents Chapter 1: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing. The book is written as an interactive tutorial and covers the core of BackTrack with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions. It's a generic chapter, not specifically related to BackTrack, and somewhat long. It's about maintaining access, using tunneling and proxying. Moreover, the book teaches you how to use tools. View our Cookie Policy. Backtraco Unified Presence Fundamentals. Did Assuring Security by Aswuring Testing teach me anything?

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. You are introduced to tools like dnswalk, metagoofil and others, teaching you how to start about your testing. Quite colorful and spicy, it complements Chapter 9 in providing the reader with a good understanding on the advanced stages of testing.

The Ultimate Security Guide. The book starts in low gear, aiming at getting you familiar and comfortable with the concepts of using Linux, if you've never done that before.

backtrack 4 assuring security by penetration testing

Most of the stuff is related to Web information gathering. Stay up to date with what's important in software gy today. Since I'm a practical person with a visual memory, I believe additional examples and bigger, cleaner screenshots would make the book even better. Except, the tool create malicious payloads using modules like mass mailer attacks and infectious media generator, which are then sent to victims.

None of these are relevant to backtrakc itself, as they are a core part of any serious project. Are you sure you want to claim this product using a token? Title added to cart. He is an independent researcher who writes various articles and white papers to provide insights into threat intelligence, and also provides constant security support to various businesses globally.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author's style Explain the rating you gave Don't Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book's price Recap the plot. The book does offer real cases, but they are only one or two per tool at most, tactical in nature rather than covering the entire scope of the project on a strategic level.

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