Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures: Threats and Defense Mechanisms / Edition 1

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Overview

The EC-Council | Press Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series is comprised of five books covering a broad base of topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, and network defense and countermeasures. The content of this series is designed to immerse the reader into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure information systems. With the full series of books, the reader will gain in-depth knowledge and practical experience with essential security systems, and become prepared to succeed on the Certified Ethical Hacker, or C|EH, certification from EC-Council. This certification covers a plethora of offensive security topics ranging from how perimeter defenses work, to scanning and attacking simulated networks. A wide variety of tools, viruses, and malware is presented in this and the other four books, providing a complete understanding of the tactics and tools used by hackers. By gaining a thorough understanding of how hackers operate, an Ethical Hacker will be able to set up strong countermeasures and defensive systems to protect an organization's critical infrastructure and information.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435483613
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/22/2009
  • Series: EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 707,362
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.

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Table of Contents

Trojans and Backdoors. Viruses and Worms. Sniffers. Social Engineering. Phishing. Denial of Service. Buffer Overflows.

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