Master common penetration testing techniques using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Networking & Telephony, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Kali Linux - Assuring Security by Penetration Testing, a comprehensive guide that provides guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills. The print book comes in at 454 pages long and is competitively priced at £27.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for £14.44.

About the authors:
Lee Allen:
Lee Allen is currently working as a security architect at a prominent university. He has several industry certifications including the OSWP and has been working in the IT industry for over 15 years.

Tedi Heriyanto:

Tedi Heriyanto currently works as a principal consultant in an Indonesian information security company. In his current role, he has been engaged with various penetration testing assignments in Indonesia and other countries. Tedi has an excellent track record in designing secure network architecture, deploying and managing enterprise-wide security systems, developing information security policies and procedures, performing information security audits and assessments, and providing information security awareness training.

Shakeel Ali:
Shakeel Ali is a Security and Risk Management Consultant at Fortune 500. He was the key founder of Cipher Storm Ltd., UK. His expertise in the security industry markedly exceeds the standard number of security assessments, audits, compliance, governance, and forensic projects that he carries out in day-to-day operations. 

Kali Linux is a GPL-compliant Linux distribution built for penetration testers with development staff consisting of individuals spanning different languages, regions, industries, and nationalities. The evolution of Kali took place over many years of development, penetration tests, and unprecedented help from the security community. Kali Linux is preinstalled with numerous penetration-testing programs, including nmap, Wireshark, John the Ripper, and Aircrack-ng.

Kali Linux - Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully-focused, thorough book written as an interactive tutorial. This book covers the core of Kali Linux with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions to provide professional guidelines and recommendations. The book is designed in a simple and intuitive manner, allowing testers to explore the whole Kali Linux testing process or study parts of it individually. The book provides guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques with a coherent, step-by-step approach.

Kali Linux - Assuring Security by Penetration Testing covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Kali Linux
Chapter 2: Penetration Testing Methodology
Chapter 3: Target Scoping
Chapter 4: Information Gathering
Chapter 5: Target Discovery
Chapter 6: Enumerating Targets
Chapter 7: Vulnerability Mapping
Chapter 8: Social Engineering
Chapter 9: Target Exploitation
Chapter 10: Privilege Escalation
Chapter 11: Maintaining Access
Chapter 12: Documentation and Reporting

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt's digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

 



Kali Linux – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing
Master the art of penetration testing with Kali Linux

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/kali-linux-assuring-security-by-penetration-testing/book

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