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Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit
Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit

Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit: A practical handbook to cybersecurity for both tech and non-tech professionals

By Nadean H. Tanner
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Book Apr 2019 288 pages 1st Edition
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Key benefits

  • Get straightforward explanations of the theory behind cybersecurity best practices
  • Learn with a practical, not overly technical guidebook for cybersecurity professionals
  • Explore advanced concepts, such as constructing a virtual lab

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As reports of major data breaches fill the headlines, it has become impossible for any business, large or small, to ignore the importance of cybersecurity. Most books on the subject, however, are either too specialized for the non-technical professional or too general for positions in the IT trenches. Thanks to author Nadean Tanner’s wide array of experience from teaching at a University to working for the Department of Defense, the Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit strikes the perfect balance of substantive and accessible, making it equally useful to those in IT or management positions across a variety of industries. This handy guide takes a simple and strategic look at best practices and tools available to both cybersecurity management and hands-on professionals, whether they be new to the field or looking to expand their expertise. Tanner gives comprehensive coverage to such crucial topics as security assessment and configuration, strategies for protection and defense, offensive measures, and remediation while aligning the concept with the right tool using the CIS Controls version 7 as a guide. Readers will learn why and how to use fundamental open source and free tools such as ping, tracert, PuTTY, pathping, sysinternals, NMAP, OpenVAS, Nexpose Community, OSSEC, Hamachi, InSSIDer, Nexpose Community, Wireshark, Solarwinds Kiwi Syslog Server, Metasploit, Burp, Clonezilla and many more.

What you will learn

Explore concepts with user-friendly explanations in theory and practice Work with tools, such as PuTTY, pathping, sysinternals®, NMAP®, OpenVAS, Metasploit®, and WireShark® Understand and apply concepts of least privilege, single sign-on, and JumpCloud Discover ways to protect wireless communication Learn how to use OpenVAS to scan for vulnerabilities Discover ways to use the Metasploit framework to your advantage

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Publication date : Apr 30, 2019
Length 288 pages
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781119552932
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Publication date : Apr 30, 2019
Length 288 pages
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781119552932
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Table of Contents

20 Chapters
1. Cover Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Foreword Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Introduction Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. CHAPTER 1: Fundamental Networking and Security Tools Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. CHAPTER 2: Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. CHAPTER 3: Nmap—The Network Mapper Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. CHAPTER 4: Vulnerability Management Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. CHAPTER 5: Monitoring with OSSEC Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. CHAPTER 6: Protecting Wireless Communication Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. CHAPTER 7: Wireshark Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. CHAPTER 8: Access Management Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. CHAPTER 9: Managing Logs Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. CHAPTER 10: Metasploit Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. CHAPTER 11: Web Application Security Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. CHAPTER 12: Patch and Configuration Management Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. CHAPTER 13: Securing OSI Layer 8 Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. CHAPTER 14: Kali Linux Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. CHAPTER 15: CISv7 Controls and Best Practices Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Index Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
20. End User License Agreement Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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