Hands on Hacking: Become an Expert at Next Gen Penetration Testing and Purple Teaming (Paperback)

Hands on Hacking: Become an Expert at Next Gen Penetration Testing and Purple Teaming By Matthew Hickey, Jennifer Arcuri Cover Image
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A fast, hands-on introduction to offensive hacking techniques

Hands-On Hacking teaches readers to see through the eyes of their adversary and apply hacking techniques to better understand real-world risks to computer networks and data. Readers will benefit from the author's years of experience in the field hacking into computer networks and ultimately training others in the art of cyber-attacks. This book holds no punches and explains the tools, tactics and procedures used by ethical hackers and criminal crackers alike.

We will take you on a journey through a hacker's perspective when focused on the computer infrastructure of a target company, exploring how to access the servers and data. Once the information gathering stage is complete, you'll look for flaws and their known exploits--including tools developed by real-world government financed state-actors.

  • An introduction to the same hacking techniques that malicious hackers will use against an organization
  • Written by infosec experts with proven history of publishing vulnerabilities and highlighting security flaws
  • Based on the tried and tested material used to train hackers all over the world in the art of breaching networks
  • Covers the fundamental basics of how computer networks are inherently vulnerable to attack, teaching the student how to apply hacking skills to uncover vulnerabilities

We cover topics of breaching a company from the external network perimeter, hacking internal enterprise systems and web application vulnerabilities. Delving into the basics of exploitation with real-world practical examples, you won't find any hypothetical academic only attacks here. From start to finish this book will take the student through the steps necessary to breach an organization to improve its security.

Written by world-renowned cybersecurity experts and educators, Hands-On Hacking teaches entry-level professionals seeking to learn ethical hacking techniques. If you are looking to understand penetration testing and ethical hacking, this book takes you from basic methods to advanced techniques in a structured learning format.

About the Author

MATTHEW HICKEY is an expert in offensive security testing, discovering vulnerabilities used by malicious attackers, as well as a developer of exploits and security testing tools. He is a co-founder of Hacker House. JENNIFER ARCURI is an entrepreneur, public speaker and Certified Ethical Hacker. She is the CEO and founder of Hacker House.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781119561453
ISBN-10: 1119561450
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: September 16th, 2020
Pages: 608
Language: English