Coding for Penetration Testers: Building Better Tools

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Tools used for penetration testing are often purchased or downloaded from the Internet. Each tool is based on a programming language such as Perl, Python, or Ruby. If a penetration tester wants to extend, augment, or change the functionality of a tool to perform a test differently than the default configuration, the tester must know the basics of coding for the related programming language. Coding for Penetration Testers provides the reader with an understanding of the scripting languages that are commonly used when developing tools for penetration testing. It also guides the reader through specific examples of custom tool development and the situations where such tools might be used. While developing a better understanding of each language, the reader is guided through real-world scenarios and tool development that can be incorporated into a tester's toolkit.Discusses the use of various scripting languages in penetration testingPresents step-by-step instructions on how to build customized penetration testing tools using Perl, Ruby, Python, and other languagesProvides a primer on scripting including, but not limited to, Web scripting, scanner scripting, and exploitation scripting

Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testing

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In many penetration tests, there is a lot of useful information to be gathered from the radios used by organizations. These radios can include two-way radios used by guards, wireless headsets, cordless phones and wireless cameras. Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testing describes the many ways that a penetration tester can gather and apply the information available from radio traffic. Stopping attacks means thinking like an attacker, and understanding all the ways that attackers gather information, or in industry terms profile, specific targets. With information from what equipment to use and how to find frequency information, to tips for reducing radio information leakage, to actual case studies describing how this information can be used to attack computer systems, this book is the go-to resource for penetration testing and radio profiling. Author Matthew Neely is a respected and well-known expert and speaker on radio reconnaissance and penetration testingIncludes real-world case studies of actual penetration tests using radio profilingCovers data leakage, frequency, attacks, and information gathering

Cyber Security Awareness for CEOs and Management

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Cyber Security for CEOs and Managment is a concise overview of the security threats posed to organizations and networks by the ubiquity of USB Flash Drives used as storage devices. The book will provide an overview of the cyber threat to you, your business, your livelihood, and discuss what you need to do, especially as CEOs and Management, to lower risk, reduce or eliminate liability, and protect reputation all related to information security, data protection and data breaches.

The purpose of this book is to discuss the risk and threats to company information, customer information, as well as the company itself; how to lower the risk of a breach, reduce the associated liability, react quickly, protect customer information and the company’s reputation, as well as discuss your ethical, fiduciary and legal obligations.
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Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools: Using Open Source Platform Tools for Performing Computer Forensics on Target Systems: Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix, etc

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Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools is the definitive book on investigating and analyzing computer systems and media using open source tools. The book is a technical procedural guide, and explains the use of these tools on Linux and Windows systems as a platform for performing computer forensics. Both well known and novel forensic methods are demonstrated using command-line and graphical open source computer forensic tools for examining a wide range of target systems and artifacts.

Written by world-renowned forensic practitioners Details core concepts and techniques of forensic file system analysisCovers analysis of artifacts from the Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems

Cyber Crime Investigations: Bridging the Gaps Between Security Professionals, Law Enforcement, and Prosecutors

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Written by a former NYPD cyber cop, this is the only book available that discusses the hard questions cyber crime investigators are asking.

The book begins with the chapter “What is Cyber Crime? This introductory chapter describes the most common challenges faced by cyber investigators today. The following chapters discuss the methodologies behind cyber investigations; and frequently encountered pitfalls. Issues relating to cyber crime definitions, the electronic crime scene, computer forensics, and preparing and presenting a cyber crime investigation in court will be examined. Not only will these topics be generally be discussed and explained for the novice, but the hard questions —the questions that have the power to divide this community— will also be examined in a comprehensive and thoughtful manner.
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