Build Your Own Security Lab: A Field Guide for Network Testing

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If your job is to design or implement IT security solutions or if you’re studying for any security certification, this is the how-to guide you’ve been looking for. Here’s how to assess your needs, gather the tools, and create a controlled environment in which you can experiment, test, and develop the solutions that work. With liberal examples from real-world scenarios, it tells you exactly how to implement a strategy to secure your systems now and in the future.

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Hacking Back: Offensive Cyber Counterintelligence

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Learn the concepts, methods, and implications of offensive cyber counterintelligence
Hacking Back: Offensive Cyber Counterintelligence is a look at cyber counterintelligence theory in a WikiLeaks world. The authors detail techniques—from phishing to sniffing and from attribution to takedown—all bolstered by case examples and rooted in the authors’ many years of in-the-trenches experience in trap-setting and detecting breaches. The book’s field notes—some from identified hackers, and some from anonymous hackers—consist of exciting, never-before-told case examples. Details technically simple hacks, complex attacks, and famous network intrusions Organized by methods so security practitioners can quickly find specific tactics and techniques Dissects security breach scenarios, providing analyses of real-life operations from the authors’ many years of experience Explains the US and EU cyber laws every savvy security practitioner defending against cybercrime should know

Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response Edition: A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder.

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The Blue Team Handbook is a zero fluff reference guide for cyber security incident responders and InfoSec pros alike. The BTHb includes essential information in a condensed handbook format about the incident response process, how attackers work, common tools, a methodology for network analysis developed over 12 years, Windows and Linux analysis processes, tcpdump usage examples, Snort IDS usage, and numerous other topics. The book is peppered with practical real life techniques from the authors extensive career working in academia and a corporate setting. Whether you are writing up your cases notes, analyzing potentially suspicious traffic, or called in to look over a misbehaving server – this book should help you handle the case and teach you some new techniques along the way.
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The Hacker Playbook: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing

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Just as a professional athlete doesn’t show up without a solid game plan, ethical hackers, IT professionals, and security researchers should not be unprepared, either. The Hacker Playbook provides them their own game plans. Written by a longtime security professional and CEO of Secure Planet, LLC, this step-by-step guide to the “game” of penetration hacking features hands-on examples and helpful advice from the top of the field.
Through a series of football-style “plays,” this straightforward guide gets to the root of many of the roadblocks people may face while penetration testing—including attacking different types of networks, pivoting through security controls, and evading antivirus software.
From “Pregame” research to “The Drive” and “The Lateral Pass,” the practical plays listed can be read in order or referenced as needed. Either way, the valuable advice within will put you in the mindset of a penetration tester of a Fortune 500 company, regardless of your career or level of experience.
Whether you’re downing energy drinks while desperately looking for an exploit, or preparing for an exciting new job in IT security, this guide is an essential part of any ethical hacker’s library—so there’s no reason not to get in the game.

Cyber Defense and Situational Awareness (Advances in Information Security)

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This book is the first publication to give a comprehensive, structured treatment to the important topic of situational awareness in cyber defense. It presents the subject in a logical, consistent, continuous discourse, covering key topics such as formation of cyber situational awareness, visualization and human factors, automated learning and inference, use of ontologies and metrics, predicting and assessing impact of cyber attacks, and achieving resilience of cyber and physical mission. Chapters include case studies, recent research results and practical insights described specifically for this book. Situational awareness is exceptionally prominent in the field of cyber defense. It involves science, technology and practice of perception, comprehension and projection of events and entities in cyber space. Chapters discuss the difficulties of achieving cyber situational awareness – along with approaches to overcoming the difficulties – in the relatively young field of cyber defense where key phenomena are so unlike the more conventional physical world. Cyber Defense and Situational Awareness is designed as a reference for practitioners of cyber security and developers of technology solutions for cyber defenders. Advanced-level students and researchers focused on security of computer networks will also find this book a valuable resource.