Hacking For Dummies, 5ed

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Author : Kevin Beaver
Price : INR 499
ISBN 13 : 9788126565542
Pages : 408
Type : Paperbound

Is hacking something left up to the bad guys? Certainly not! Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition is a fully updated resource that guides you in hacking your system to better protect your network against malicious attacks. This revised text helps you recognize any vulnerabilities that are lurking in your system, allowing you to fix them before someone else finds them. Penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security best practices and other aspects of ethical hacking are covered in this book, including Windows 10 hacks, Linux hacks, web application hacks, database hacks, VoIP hacks and mobile computing hacks.




Part I: Building the Foundation for Security Testing

Chapter 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Chapter 2: Cracking the Hacker Mindset

Chapter 3: Developing Your Ethical Hacking Plan

Chapter 4: Hacking Methodology


Part II: Putting Security Testing in Motion

Chapter 5: Information Gathering

Chapter 6: Social Engineering

Chapter 7: Physical Security

Chapter 8: Passwords


Part III: Hacking Network Hosts

Chapter 9: Network Infrastructure Systems

Chapter 10: Wireless Networks

Chapter 11: Mobile Devices


Part IV: Hacking Operating Systems

Chapter 12: Windows

Chapter 13: Linux


Part V: Hacking Applications

Chapter 14: Communication and Messaging Systems

Chapter 15: Web Applications and Mobile Apps

Chapter 16: Databases and Storage Systems


Part VI: Security Testing Aftermath

Chapter 17: Reporting Your Results

Chapter 18: Plugging Security Holes

Chapter 19: Managing Security Processes


Part VII: The Part of Tens

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Getting Security Buy-In

Chapter 21: Ten Reasons Hacking Is the Only Effective Way to Test

Chapter 22: Ten Deadly Mistakes


Appendix: Tools and Resources


Kevin Beaver is an independent information security consultant, expert witness, professional speaker and author with Atlanta-based Principle Logic, LLC. He has over two decades of experience and specializes in performing information security assessments for Fortune 1000 corporations, security product vendors, independent software developers, universities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and small businesses.


Primary target audience: IT professionals who may have to perform penetration testing as part of their job.


Secondary target audience: IT managers or other senior level management who need to understand what ethical hacking is and why they should be performing it on their own applications and systems. 


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