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Instant Burp Suite Starter

Luca Carettoni

Get up and running with Burp Suite using this hands-on practical guide
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849695183
Paperback70 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Intercept HTTP/S requests with Burp Proxy
  • Tamper and analyze responses
  • Perform enumeration using the Burp Suite Map and Spider
  • Launch an automatic scan with Burp Scanner
  • Automate attacks using Burp Intruder

Who This Book Is For

If you are an application developer with a focus on security then this practical guide is for you. Even with basic knowledge of security you will be able to develop your expertise and make your applications bulletproof.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Burp Suite Starter
So, what is Burp Suite?
Quick start – Using Burp Proxy
Top 8 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Set up your browser and Burp Suite
  • Intercepting, inspecting, and modifying web traffic between your client and the server
  • Using the Burp Target site map functionality
  • Crawling a web application and discovering resources with Burp Spider
  • Launching a scan with Burp Scanner to automatically detect security vulnerabilities
  • Automating customized attacks with Burp Intruder
  • Manipulating and iterating web requests with Burp Repeater
  • Analyzing the randomness of application data with Burp Sequencer
  • Decoding and encoding data in multiple formats with Burp Decoder
  • Comparing site maps in order to detect authorization bugs

In Detail

Web security is more important than ever for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of web applications. Although there is no silver bullet tool, using the right instruments does play a critical role in any security initiative. Burp Suite is a well-known integrated platform for performing security testing and is considered the de-facto standard for testing web applications.

"Instant Burp Suite Starter" is a practical, hands-on guide that can help you take advantage of the Burp Suite, a powerful web security tool. Thanks to its step-by-step examples, you will quickly learn how to efficiently discover web application vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross-site scripting.

From intercepting your first web request, you will soon be able to inspect parameters, perform tampering, and eventually discover security flaws.

You will also learn how to use the numerous tools available in Burp Suite in order to enumerate all web application entry points, perform scans, and automatically detect security flaws. Then test your sites with automated customized attacks, analyze the randomness of application data, decode data in multiple formats, and much more.

"Instant Burp Suite Starter" will teach you everything you need to know to get started with testing your first application using Burp Suite. You will learn helpful tips and tricks on how to discover potentially destructive security flaws in your application.


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