Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense / Edition 1

Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense / Edition 1

by Michael T. Simpson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0619217081

ISBN-13: 9780619217082

Pub. Date: 10/19/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of how to effectively protect computer networks. This book describes the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers and provides a thorough discussion of what and who an ethical hacker is and how important they are in protecting corporate and…  See more details below

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Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of how to effectively protect computer networks. This book describes the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers and provides a thorough discussion of what and who an ethical hacker is and how important they are in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks. Readers are provided with updated computer security resources that describe new vulnerabilities and innovative methods to protect networks. Also included is a thorough update of the federal and state computer crime laws, as well as changes in penalties for illegal computer hacking. With cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage threatening the fiber of our world, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides a structured knowledge base to prepare readers to be security professionals who understand how to protect a network by using the skills and tools of an ethical hacker.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780619217082
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/19/2005
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents


1: Ethical Hacking Overview. 2: TCP/IP Concepts Review. 3: Network and Computer Attacks. 4: Footprinting and Social Engineering. 5: Port Scanning. 6: Enumeration. 7: Programming for Security Professionals. 8: Embedded Operating Systems. 9: Linux Operating System Vulnerabilities. 10: Hacking Web Servers. 11: Hacking Wireless Networks. 12: Cryptography. 13: Protecting Networks with Security Devices. Appendix A: Legal Resources. Appendix B: Resources. Appendix C: Virtual Machine Instructions. Appendix: Documentation Forms for Penetration Tests (Will appear on DVD in the back of the book only).

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