ISBN-10:
1133935613
ISBN-13:
9781133935612
Pub. Date:
04/17/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense

Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense

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ISBN-13: 9781133935612
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/17/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 660,530
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Michael T. Simpson is president/senior consultant of MTS Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in network security and network design. His certifications include CEH, CISSP, Security+, OSSTMM Professional Security Tester (OPST), OSSTMM Professional Security Analyst (OPSA), ITIL, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, MCT, and OCP. He also holds an M.B.A. from M.B.A. Chaminade University and has authored or co-authored eight books. Mike has more than 30 years of industry experience, including 20 years with the U.S. Department of Defense, where he designed and configured computer networks, served as an Oracle database and UNIX administrator, and held multiple cyber security positions.


Nicholas Antill is a seasoned information security professional with over 10 years of specialized cyber security experience. He specializes in penetration testing, proactive security controls, and network defense. In addition to earning a B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. from Capella University, he holds many industry certifications, including the OSCP, GWAPT, GPEN, GCIH, CISA, CISSP, and GCFE. Nicholas started his career at a small grocery chain in Pittsburgh, where he developed a fascination with network attack and defense techniques. He worked in support of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Defense before returning to the private sector, where he currently manages the ethical hacking program at a large U.S. financial institution.

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. Desktop and Server OS Vulnerabilities. 9. Embedded Operating Systems: The Hidden Threat. 10. Hacking Web Applications. 11. Hacking Wireless Networks. 12. Cryptography. 13. Network Protection Systems. Appendix A: Legal Resources. Appendix B: Resources.

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