Books: 300

Hacking & Security

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Learn the basics of ethical hacking and gain insights into the logic, algorithms, and syntax of Python. This book will set you up with a foundation that will help you understand the advanced concepts of hacking in the future. Learn Ethical Hacking with Python 3 touches the core issues of cyber security: more » in the modern world of interconnected computers and the Internet, security is increasingly becoming one of the most important features of programming. Ethical hacking is closely related to Python. For this reason this book is organized in three parts. The first part deals with the basics of ethical hacking; the second part deals with Python 3; and the third part deals with more advanced features of ethical hacking. What You Will Learn * Discover the legal constraints of ethical hacking * Work with virtual machines and virtualization * Develop skills in Python 3 * See the importance of networking in ethical hacking * Gain knowledge of the dark web, hidden Wikipedia, proxy chains, virtual private networks, MAC addresses, and more Who This Book Is For Beginners wanting to learn ethical hacking alongside a modular object oriented programming language. « less
2017
This book provides an overview of current Intellectual Property (IP) based System-on-Chip (SoC) design methodology and highlights how security of IP can be compromised at various stages in the overall SoC design-fabrication-deployment cycle. Readers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the security more » vulnerabilities of different types of IPs. This book would enable readers to overcome these vulnerabilities through an efficient combination of proactive countermeasures and design-for-security solutions, as well as a wide variety of IP security and trust assessment and validation techniques. This book serves as a single-source of reference for system designers and practitioners for designing secure, reliable and trustworthy SoCs. « less
2017
A complete pentesting guide facilitating smooth backtracking for working hackers
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Conduct network testing, surveillance, pen testing and forensics on MS Windows using Kali Linux * Gain a deep understanding of the flaws in web applications and exploit them in a practical manner * Pentest Android apps and perform various attacks in the real world using real case more » studies WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This course is for anyone who wants to learn about security. Basic knowledge of Android programming would be a plus. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Exploit several common Windows network vulnerabilities * Recover lost files, investigate successful hacks, and discover hidden data in innocent-looking files * Expose vulnerabilities present in web servers and their applications using server-side attacks * Use SQL and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks * Check for XSS flaws using the burp suite proxy * Acquaint yourself with the fundamental building blocks of Android Apps in the right way * Take a look at how your personal data can be stolen by malicious attackers * See how developers make mistakes that allow attackers to steal data from phones IN DETAIL The need for penetration testers has grown well over what the IT industry ever anticipated. Running just a vulnerability scanner is no longer an effective method to determine whether a business is truly secure. This learning path will help you develop the most effective penetration testing skills to protect your Windows, web applications, and Android devices. The first module focuses on the Windows platform, which is one of the most common OSes, and managing its security spawned the discipline of IT security. Kali Linux is the premier platform for testing and maintaining Windows security. Employs the most advanced tools and techniques to reproduce the methods used by sophisticated hackers. In this module first,you'll be introduced to Kali's top ten tools and other useful reporting tools. Then, you will find your way around your target network and determine known vulnerabilities so you can exploit a system remotely. You'll not only learn to penetrate in the machine, but will also learn to work with Windows privilege escalations. The second module will help you get to grips with the tools used in Kali Linux 2.0 that relate to web application hacking. You will get to know about scripting and input validation flaws, AJAX, and security issues related to AJAX. You will also use an automated technique called fuzzing so you can identify flaws in a web application. Finally, you'll understand the web application vulnerabilities and the ways they can be exploited. In the last module, you'll get started with Android security. Android, being the platform with the largest consumer base, is the obvious primary target for attackers. You'll begin this journey with the absolute basics and will then slowly gear up to the concepts of Android rooting, application security assessments, malware, infecting APK files, and fuzzing. You'll gain the skills necessary to perform Android application vulnerability assessments and to create an Android pentesting lab. This Learning Path is a blend of content from the following Packt products: * Kali Linux 2: Windows Penetration Testing by Wolf Halton and Bo Weaver * Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux, Second Edition by Juned Ahmed Ansari * Hacking Android by Srinivasa Rao Kotipalli and Mohammed A. Imran STYLE AND APPROACH This course uses easy-to-understand yet professional language for explaining concepts to test your network's security. « less
2017
A Platform-Based Approach
Addressing the rising security issues during the design stages of cyber-physical systems, this book develops a systematic approach to address security at early design stages together with all other design constraints. Cyber-attacks become more threatening as systems are becoming more connected with the more » surrounding environment, infrastructures, and other systems. Security mechanisms can be designed to protect against attacks and meet security requirements, but there are many challenges of applying security mechanisms to cyber-physical systems including open environments, limited resources, strict timing requirements, and large number of devices. Designed for researchers and professionals, this book is valuable for individuals working in network systems, security mechanisms, and system design. It is also suitable for advanced-level students of computer science. « less
2017
Introduction to Wireless Hacking with Kali Linux
Introduction to Wireless Hacking with Kali Linux. Understanding the need to test your wireless systems. Wireless vulnerabilities. Thinking like a hacker. Introduction To Kali and WiFi Pen Testing.
2017
Practical Guidelines and Best Practices
This book explains the ongoing war between private business and cyber criminals, state-sponsored attackers, terrorists, and hacktivist groups. Further, it explores the risks posed by trusted employees that put critical information at risk through malice, negligence, or simply making a mistake. It clarifies more » the historical context of the current situation as it relates to cybersecurity, the challenges facing private business, and the fundamental changes organizations can make to better protect themselves. The problems we face are difficult, but they are not hopeless. Cybercrime continues to grow at an astounding rate. With constant coverage of cyber-attacks in the media, there is no shortage of awareness of increasing threats. Budgets have increased and executives are implementing stronger defenses. Nonetheless, breaches continue to increase in frequency and scope. Building a Comprehensive IT Security Program shares why organizations continue to fail to secure their critical information assets and explains the internal and external adversaries facing organizations today. This book supplies the necessary knowledge and skills to protect organizations better in the future by implementing a comprehensive approach to security. Jeremy Wittkop’s security expertise and critical experience provides insights into topics such as: * Who is attempting to steal information and why? * What are critical information assets? * How are effective programs built? * How is stolen information capitalized? * How do we shift the paradigm to better protect our organizations? * How we can make the cyber world safer for everyone to do business? « less
2016
Study Guide
The ultimate preparation guide for the unique CEH exam. The CEH v9: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Study Guide is your ideal companion for CEH v9 exam preparation. This comprehensive, in-depth review of CEH certification requirements is designed to help you internalize critical information using more » concise, to-the-point explanations and an easy-to-follow approach to the material. Covering all sections of the exam, the discussion highlights essential topics like intrusion detection, DDoS attacks, buffer overflows, and malware creation in detail, and puts the concepts into the context of real-world scenarios. Each chapter is mapped to the corresponding exam objective for easy reference, and the Exam Essentials feature helps you identify areas in need of further study. You also get access to online study tools including chapter review questions, full-length practice exams, hundreds of electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms to help you ensure full mastery of the exam material. The Certified Ethical Hacker is one-of-a-kind in the cybersecurity sphere, allowing you to delve into the mind of a hacker for a unique perspective into penetration testing. This guide is your ideal exam preparation resource, with specific coverage of all CEH objectives and plenty of practice material. * Review all CEH v9 topics systematically * Reinforce critical skills with hands-on exercises * Learn how concepts apply in real-world scenarios * Identify key proficiencies prior to the exam The CEH certification puts you in professional demand, and satisfies the Department of Defense's 8570 Directive for all Information Assurance government positions. Not only is it a highly-regarded credential, but it's also an expensive exam—making the stakes even higher on exam day. The CEH v9: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Study Guide gives you the intense preparation you need to pass with flying colors. « less
2016
Practice Tests
Master CEH v9 and identify your weak spots CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Practice Tests are the ideal preparation for this high-stakes exam. Five complete, unique practice tests are designed to help you identify weak spots in your understanding, so you can direct your preparation efforts efficiently more » and gain the confidence—and skills—you need to pass. These tests cover all five sections of the exam, allowing you to test your knowledge of Assessment; Security; Tools and Systems; Procedures and Methodology; and Regulation, Policy, and Ethics. Coverage aligns with CEH version 9, including material on cloud, tablet, and mobile phone security and attacks, as well as the latest vulnerabilities including Heartbleed, shellshock, and Poodle. The exams are designed to familiarize CEH candidates with the test format, allowing them to become more comfortable reading a Wireshark .pcap file or viewing visual depictions of network attacks. The ideal companion for the Sybex CEH v9 Study Guide, this book is an invaluable tool for anyone aspiring to this highly-regarded certification. Offered by the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, the Certified Ethical Hacker certification is unique in the penetration testing sphere, and requires preparation specific to the CEH exam more than general IT security knowledge. This book of practice tests help you steer your study where it needs to go by giving you a glimpse of exam day while there's still time to prepare. * Practice all five sections of the CEH v9 exam * Test your knowledge of security, tools, procedures, and regulations * Gauge your understanding of new vulnerabilities and threats * Master the material well in advance of exam day By getting inside the mind of a hacker, you gain a one-of-a-kind perspective that dramatically boosts your marketability and advancement potential. If you're ready to attempt this unique certification, the CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Practice Tests are the major preparation tool you should not be without. « less
2016
Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy begins by introducing the basic theoretical concepts and arithmetic used in algorithms for security and cryptography, and by reviewing the fundamental building blocks of cryptographic systems. It then analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of real-world more » implementations that not only optimize power, area, and throughput but also resist side-channel attacks. Merging the perspectives of experts from industry and academia, the book provides valuable insight and necessary background for the design of security-aware circuits and systems as well as efficient accelerators used in security applications. « less
2016
Completely revised and updated for the 2015 CISSP body of knowledge, this new edition by Fernando Maymì continues Shon Harris’s bestselling legacy, providing a comprehensive overhaul of the content that is the leading chosen resource for CISSP exam success, and has made Harris the #1 name in IT security more » certification. This bestselling self-study guide fully prepares candidates for the challenging Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam and offers 100% coverage of all eight exam domains. This edition has been thoroughly revised to cover the new CISSP 2015 Common Body of Knowledge, including new hot spot and drag and drop question formats, and more. Each chapter features learning objectives, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Beyond exam prep, the guide also serves as an ideal on-the-job reference for IT security professionals. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edition provides real-world insights and cautions that call out potentially harmful situations. * Fully updated to cover the 8 new domains in the 2015 CISSP body of knowledge * Written by leading experts in IT security certification and training * Features new hot spot and drag-and-drop question formats * Electronic content includes 1400+ updated practice exam questions « less
2016