The Network Security Test Lab

Author: Michael Gregg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118987055
Size: 71.96 MB
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The ultimate hands-on guide to IT security and proactive defense The Network Security Test Lab is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to ultimate IT security implementation. Covering the full complement of malware, viruses, and other attack technologies, this essential guide walks you through the security assessment and penetration testing process, and provides the set-up guidance you need to build your own security-testing lab. You'll look inside the actual attacks to decode their methods, and learn how to run attacks in an isolated sandbox to better understand how attackers target systems, and how to build the defenses that stop them. You'll be introduced to tools like Wireshark, Networkminer, Nmap, Metasploit, and more as you discover techniques for defending against network attacks, social networking bugs, malware, and the most prevalent malicious traffic. You also get access to open source tools, demo software, and a bootable version of Linux to facilitate hands-on learning and help you implement your new skills. Security technology continues to evolve, and yet not a week goes by without news of a new security breach or a new exploit being released. The Network Security Test Lab is the ultimate guide when you are on the front lines of defense, providing the most up-to-date methods of thwarting would-be attackers. Get acquainted with your hardware, gear, and test platform Learn how attackers penetrate existing security systems Detect malicious activity and build effective defenses Investigate and analyze attacks to inform defense strategy The Network Security Test Lab is your complete, essential guide.

The Network Security Test Lab

Author: Peter Forrest
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979811361
Size: 49.70 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Network Security Test Lab is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to ultimate IT security implementation. Covering the full complement of malware, viruses, and other attack technologies, this essential guide walks you through the security assessment and penetration testing process, and provides the set-up guidance you need to build your own security-testing lab. You'll look inside the actual attacks to decode their methods, and learn how to run attacks in an isolated sandbox to better understand how attackers target systems, and how to build the defenses that stop them. You'll be introduced to tools like Wireshark, Networkminer, Nmap, Metasploit, and more as you discover techniques for defending against network attacks, social networking bugs, malware, and the most prevalent malicious traffic. You also get access to open source tools, demo software, and a bootable version of Linux to facilitate hands-on learning and help you implement your new skills.

Instant Penetration Testing

Author: Vyacheslav Fadyushin
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1849694125
Size: 35.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A how-To book with practical recipes accompanied with rich screenshots for easy comprehension. This is a How-to guide, written with practicality in mind. Theory is downplayed, and we get you started doing the things you need to do, right away. ""Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to"" is written for beginners to penetration testing, and will guide you in avoiding the common mistakes that people new to penetration testing make.

Applied Network Security

Author: Arthur Salmon
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1786469685
Size: 16.29 MB
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Master the art of detecting and averting advanced network security attacks and techniques About This Book Deep dive into the advanced network security attacks and techniques by leveraging tools such as Kali Linux 2, MetaSploit, Nmap, and Wireshark Become an expert in cracking WiFi passwords, penetrating anti-virus networks, sniffing the network, and USB hacks This step-by-step guide shows you how to confidently and quickly detect vulnerabilities for your network before the hacker does Who This Book Is For This book is for network security professionals, cyber security professionals, and Pentesters who are well versed with fundamentals of network security and now want to master it. So whether you're a cyber security professional, hobbyist, business manager, or student aspiring to becoming an ethical hacker or just want to learn more about the cyber security aspect of the IT industry, then this book is definitely for you. What You Will Learn Use SET to clone webpages including the login page Understand the concept of Wi-Fi cracking and use PCAP file to obtain passwords Attack using a USB as payload injector Familiarize yourself with the process of trojan attacks Use Shodan to identify honeypots, rogue access points, vulnerable webcams, and other exploits found in the database Explore various tools for wireless penetration testing and auditing Create an evil twin to intercept network traffic Identify human patterns in networks attacks In Detail Computer networks are increasing at an exponential rate and the most challenging factor organisations are currently facing is network security. Breaching a network is not considered an ingenious effort anymore, so it is very important to gain expertise in securing your network. The book begins by showing you how to identify malicious network behaviour and improve your wireless security. We will teach you what network sniffing is, the various tools associated with it, and how to scan for vulnerable wireless networks. Then we'll show you how attackers hide the payloads and bypass the victim's antivirus. Furthermore, we'll teach you how to spoof IP / MAC address and perform an SQL injection attack and prevent it on your website. We will create an evil twin and demonstrate how to intercept network traffic. Later, you will get familiar with Shodan and Intrusion Detection and will explore the features and tools associated with it. Toward the end, we cover tools such as Yardstick, Ubertooth, Wifi Pineapple, and Alfa used for wireless penetration testing and auditing. This book will show the tools and platform to ethically hack your own network whether it is for your business or for your personal home Wi-Fi. Style and approach This mastering-level guide is for all the security professionals who are eagerly waiting to master network security skills and protecting their organization with ease. It contains practical scenarios on various network security attacks and will teach you how to avert these attacks.

Build Your Own Security Lab

Author: Michael Gregg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470379472
Size: 19.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Guide To Computer Network Security

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447145437
Size: 16.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive guide exposes the security risks and vulnerabilities of computer networks and networked devices, offering advice on developing improved algorithms and best practices for enhancing system security. Fully revised and updated, this new edition embraces a broader view of computer networks that encompasses agile mobile systems and social networks. Features: provides supporting material for lecturers and students, including an instructor’s manual, slides, solutions, and laboratory materials; includes both quick and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter; devotes an entire chapter to laboratory exercises; discusses flaws and vulnerabilities in computer network infrastructures and protocols; proposes practical and efficient solutions to security issues; explores the role of legislation, regulation, and law enforcement in maintaining computer and computer network security; examines the impact of developments in virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile systems.

Wireless Network Security A Beginner S Guide

Author: Tyler Wrightson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071760954
Size: 15.44 MB
Format: PDF
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Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional Protect wireless networks against all real-world hacks by learning how hackers operate. Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide discusses the many attack vectors that target wireless networks and clients--and explains how to identify and prevent them. Actual cases of attacks against WEP, WPA, and wireless clients and their defenses are included. This practical resource reveals how intruders exploit vulnerabilities and gain access to wireless networks. You'll learn how to securely deploy WPA2 wireless networks, including WPA2-Enterprise using digital certificates for authentication. The book provides techniques for dealing with wireless guest access and rogue access points. Next-generation wireless networking technologies, such as lightweight access points and cloud-based wireless solutions, are also discussed. Templates, checklists, and examples give you the hands-on help you need to get started right away. Wireless Network Security: A Beginner's Guide features: Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you’re in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work This is an excellent introduction to wireless security and their security implications. The technologies and tools are clearly presented with copious illustrations and the level of presentation will accommodate the wireless security neophyte while not boring a mid-level expert to tears. If the reader invests the time and resources in building a lab to follow along with the text, s/he will develop a solid, basic understanding of what "wireless security" is and how it can be implemented in practice. This is definitely a recommended read for its intended audience. - Richard Austin, IEEE CIPHER, IEEE Computer Society's TC on Security and Privacy (E109, July 23, 2012)

Certified Information Systems Auditor Cisa Cert Guide

Author: Michael Gregg
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 0134757092
Size: 37.26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the eBook version of the print title. Note that the eBook may not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book. Learn, prepare, and practice for CISA exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning. Master CISA exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. World-renowned enterprise IT security leaders Michael Gregg and Rob Johnson share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time. The study guide helps you master all the topics on the CISA exam, including: Essential information systems audit techniques, skills, and standards IT governance, management/control frameworks, and process optimization Maintaining critical services: business continuity and disaster recovery Acquiring information systems: build-or-buy, project management, and development methodologies Auditing and understanding system controls System maintenance and service management, including frameworks and networking infrastructure Asset protection via layered administrative, physical, and technical controls Insider and outsider asset threats: response and management

Penetration Testing With Shellcode

Author: Hamza Megahed
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788475593
Size: 30.70 MB
Format: PDF
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Master Shellcode to leverage the buffer overflow concept Key Features Understand how systems can be bypassed both at the operating system and network level with shellcode, assembly, and Metasploit Learn to write and modify 64-bit shellcode along with kernel-level shellcode concepts A step-by-step guide that will take you from low-level security skills to covering loops with shellcode Book Description Security is always a major concern for your application, your system, or your environment. This book’s main goal is to build up your skills for low-level security exploits, enabling you to find vulnerabilities and cover loopholes with shellcode, assembly, and Metasploit. This book covers topics ranging from memory management and assembly to compiling and extracting shellcode and using syscalls and dynamically locating functions in memory. This book also covers how to compile 64-bit shellcode for Linux and Windows along with Metasploit shellcode tools. Lastly, this book will also show you to how to write your own exploits with intermediate techniques, using real-world scenarios. By the end of this book, you will have become an expert in shellcode and will understand how systems are compromised both at the operating system and at the network level. What you will learn Create an isolated lab to test and inject Shellcodes (Windows and Linux) Understand both Windows and Linux behavior in overflow attacks Learn the assembly programming language Create Shellcode using assembly and Metasploit Detect buffer overflows Debug and reverse-engineer using tools such as gdb, edb, and immunity (Windows and Linux) Exploit development and Shellcode injections (Windows and Linux) Prevent and protect against buffer overflows and heap corruption Who this book is for This book is intended to be read by penetration testers, malware analysts, security researchers, forensic practitioners, exploit developers, C language programmers, software testers, and students in the security field. Readers should have a basic understanding of OS internals (Windows and Linux). Some knowledge of the C programming language is essential, and a familiarity with the Python language would be helpful.

Metasploit For Beginners

Author: Sagar Rahalkar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788299868
Size: 55.83 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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An easy to digest practical guide to Metasploit covering all aspects of the framework from installation, configuration, and vulnerability hunting to advanced client side attacks and anti-forensics. About This Book Carry out penetration testing in highly-secured environments with Metasploit Learn to bypass different defenses to gain access into different systems. A step-by-step guide that will quickly enhance your penetration testing skills. Who This Book Is For If you are a penetration tester, ethical hacker, or security consultant who wants to quickly learn the Metasploit framework to carry out elementary penetration testing in highly secured environments then, this book is for you. What You Will Learn Get to know the absolute basics of the Metasploit framework so you have a strong foundation for advanced attacks Integrate and use various supporting tools to make Metasploit even more powerful and precise Set up the Metasploit environment along with your own virtual testing lab Use Metasploit for information gathering and enumeration before planning the blueprint for the attack on the target system Get your hands dirty by firing up Metasploit in your own virtual lab and hunt down real vulnerabilities Discover the clever features of the Metasploit framework for launching sophisticated and deceptive client-side attacks that bypass the perimeter security Leverage Metasploit capabilities to perform Web application security scanning In Detail This book will begin by introducing you to Metasploit and its functionality. Next, you will learn how to set up and configure Metasploit on various platforms to create a virtual test environment. You will also get your hands on various tools and components used by Metasploit. Further on in the book, you will learn how to find weaknesses in the target system and hunt for vulnerabilities using Metasploit and its supporting tools. Next, you'll get hands-on experience carrying out client-side attacks. Moving on, you'll learn about web application security scanning and bypassing anti-virus and clearing traces on the target system post compromise. This book will also keep you updated with the latest security techniques and methods that can be directly applied to scan, test, hack, and secure networks and systems with Metasploit. By the end of this book, you'll get the hang of bypassing different defenses, after which you'll learn how hackers use the network to gain access into different systems. Style and approach This tutorial is packed with step-by-step instructions that are useful for those getting started with Metasploit. This is an easy-to-read guide to learning Metasploit from scratch that explains simply and clearly all you need to know to use this essential IT power tool.