Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies

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Learn
  • Learn the importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture
  • Understand the attack strategy using cyber security kill chain
  • Learn how to enhance your defense strategy by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence
  • Learn how to perform an incident investigation
  • Get an in-depth understanding of the recovery process
  • Understand continuous security monitoring and how to implement a vulnerability management strategy
  • Learn how to perform log analysis to identify suspicious activities
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The book will start talking about the security posture before moving to Red Team tactics, where you will learn the basic syntax for the Windows and Linux tools that are commonly used to perform the necessary operations. You will also gain hands-on experience of using new Red Team techniques with powerful tools such as python and PowerShell, which will enable you to discover vulnerabilities in your system and how to exploit them. Moving on, you will learn how a system is usually compromised by adversaries, and how they hack user's identity, and the various tools used by the Red Team to find vulnerabilities in a system.

In the next section, you will learn about the defense strategies followed by the Blue Team to enhance the overall security of a system. You will also learn about an in-depth strategy to ensure that there are security controls in each network layer, and how you can carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. Finally, you will learn how to create a vulnerability management strategy and the different techniques for manual log analysis.

By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with Red Team and Blue Team techniques and will have learned the techniques used nowadays to attack and defend systems.

Features
  • Gain a clear understanding of the attack methods, and patterns to recognize abnormal behavior within your organization with Blue Team tactics.
  • Learn to unique techniques to gather exploitation intelligence, identify risk and demonstrate impact with Red Team and Blue Team strategies.
  • A practical guide that will give you hands-on experience to mitigate risks and prevent attackers from infiltrating your system.
Page Count 384
Course Length 11 hours 31 minutes
ISBN 9781788475297
Date Of Publication 30 Jan 2018

Authors

Yuri Diogenes

Yuri Diogenes is a professor at EC-Council University for their master's degree in cybersecurity program. Yuri has a master of science degree in cybersecurity from UTICA College, and MBA from FGV Brazil. Yuri currently holds the following certifications CISSP, CyberSec First Responder, CompTIA CSA+, E|CEH, E|CSA, E|CHFI, E|CND, CyberSec First Responder, CompTIA, Security+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, Network+, Mobility+, CASP, CSA+, MCSE, MCTS, and Microsoft Specialist - Azure.

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya is a leading cybersecurity professional with business development, management, and academic skills, who focuses on securing the cyberspace and sharing his real-life skills as a security adviser, speaker, lecturer, and author.

He is passionate about reaching communities, creating cyber-aware campaigns, leveraging new and innovative approaches, technologies that holistically address the information security, and privacy needs for people and organization worldwide. He has authored many cybersecurity books, security certification courseware’s, and exams for different vendors.

He holds Global awards in Cybersecurity as an Speaker, Author, instructor and Leader.