Master the art of penetration testing with Kali Linux
About This Book Learn penetration testing techniques with an in-depth coverage of Kali Linux distribution Explore the insights and importance of testing your corporate network systems before the hackers strike Understand the practical spectrum of security tools by their exemplary usage, configuration, and benefits
Who This Book Is For
If you are an IT security professional who has a basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, this book is for you.
What You Will Learn Develop the Kali Linux environment in your test lab by installing, configuring, running, and updating its core system components Perform a formal Kali Linux testing methodology Scope your target with definitive test requirements, limitations, business objectives, and schedule the test plan Exercise a number of security tools from Kali Linux, logically divided into subcategories of testing methodology Practice the processes of reconnaissance, discovery, enumeration, vulnerability mapping, social engineering, exploitation, privilege escalation, and maintaining access to target for evaluation purposes Document, report, and present your verified test results to the relevant authorities in a formal reporting structure
Kali Linux is a comprehensive penetration testing platform with advanced tools to identify, detect, and exploit the vulnerabilities uncovered in the target network environment. With Kali Linux, you can apply appropriate testing methodology with defined business objectives and a scheduled test plan, resulting in a successful penetration testing project engagement.
Kali Linux– Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully focused, structured book providing guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques with a coherent, step-by-step approach. This book offers you all of the essential lab preparation and testing procedures that reflect real-world attack scenarios from a business perspective, in today's digital age.
- Paperback: 454 pages
- Publisher: Packt Publishing – ebooks Account (May 9, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 184951948X
- ISBN-13: 978-1849519489
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds