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Penetration Testing with Backtrack 5

James Broad

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ISBN 10: 0124077498 / ISBN 13: 9780124077492
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160 pages. Penetration Testing with BackTrack 5 introduces you the most current distribution of the de facto standard tool for Linux pen testing. Starting with use of the BackTrack live CD and progressing through installation on hard drives, thumb drives and SD cards, author James Broad walks you through creating a custom version of the BackTrack live distribution. Youll learn how to configure networking components, storage devices and system services such as DHCP and web services. Once youre familiar with the basic components of the software, youll learn how to use BackTrack 5 through the phases of the penetration testing lifecycle; one major tool from each phase is explained. The book culminates with a chapter on reporting that will provide examples of documents used prior to, during and after the pen test. This guide will benefit information security professionals of all levels, hackers, systems administrators, network administrators, and beginning and intermediate professional pen testers, as well as students majoring in information security. Provides detailed explanations of the complete penetration testing lifecycle Complete linkage of the BackTrack information, resources and distribution downloads Hands-on exercises reinforce topics This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780124077492

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Title: Penetration Testing with Backtrack 5

Publisher: Syngress

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Hacking with Kali introduces you the most current distribution of the de facto standard tool for Linux pen testing. Starting with use of the Kali live CD and progressing through installation on hard drives, thumb drives and SD cards, author James Broad walks you through creating a custom version of the Kali live distribution. You’ll learn how to configure networking components, storage devices and system services such as DHCP and web services.

Once you're familiar with the basic components of the software, you'll learn how to use Kali through the phases of the penetration testing lifecycle; one major tool from each phase is explained. The book culminates with a chapter on reporting that will provide examples of documents used prior to, during and after the pen test.

This guide will benefit information security professionals of all levels, hackers, systems administrators, network administrators, and beginning and intermediate professional pen testers, as well as students majoring in information security.

  • Provides detailed explanations of the complete penetration testing lifecycle
  • Complete linkage of the Kali information, resources and distribution downloads
  • Hands-on exercises reinforce topics

About the Author:

James Broad (CISSP, C|EH, CPTS, Security+, MBA) is the President and owner of Cyber-Recon, LLC, where he and his team of consultants specialize in Information Security, Information Assurance, Certification and Accreditation and offer other security consultancy services to corporate and government clients. As a security professional with over 20 years of real-world IT experience, James is an expert in many areas of IT security, specializing in security engineering, penetration testing, vulnerability analysis and research. He has provided security services in the nation’s most critical sectors including defense, law enforcement, intelligence, finance and healthcare.

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