Master the art of penetration testing with BackTrack using Packt’s new book

June 2011 | Open Source

BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a new book from Packt that will help users to learn the black-art of penetration testing with in-depth coverage of BackTrack Linux distribution . Written by Shakeel Ali and Tedi Heriyanto , this book will assist users to explore the insights and importance of testing their corporate network systems before hackers strike it.

BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully focused, structured book providing guidance  to readers on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating the cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques in a coherent step-by-step strategy. The book starts off by explaining the basic installation and configuration set up, and then progresses towards discussing types of penetration testing (black-box and white-box), uncovering open security testing methodologies and proposing the BackTrack specific testing process.

Using this book, IT professionals will learn to initiate the BackTrack OS environment in their test lab by installing, configuring, running and updating its core system components. Additionally, this book will enable them to gain practical experience with a number of security tools from BackTrack logically divided into sub-categories of testing methodology. Furthermore, these IT professionals will become skilled at exploiting human vulnerability by wrapping themselves with the art of deception to acquire the target.

A tactical example-driven guide that serves as a single professional, practical and expert guide to developing hardcore penetration testing skills from scratch, this book is ideal for IT security professionals or network administrators, who have basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems and want to use BackTrack for penetration testing. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/backtrack-4-assuring-security-penetration-testing-raw/book


BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing
  Master the art of penetration testing with BackTrack

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/backtrack-4-assuring-security-penetration-testing/book

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