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  • Set up a lab for practising overall penetration testing
  • Set up a lab for practising web application penetration testing
  • Set up a lab for practising Wi-Fi penetration testing
  • Where to look for further information, as well as online practise
  • What penetration testing is, and how it can be useful to you
  • Understand and implement penetration testing lab architecture

Penetration testing is notoriously difficult to execute. With many different real-world scenarios to consider, and an ever growing number software and hardware to manage, testers need to be highly qualified in many fields. A controlled lab environment is crucial to the success of penetration testing and testers.

"Instant Penetration Testing : Setting Up a Test Lab How-to" is a practical guide which will help you get started building your first penetration lab, by helping you understand and implement your lab architecture.

This book starts with a penetration testing overview and then shows the reader, through a step-by-step approach, the ways in which to set up three different types of lab.

The book will then teach you how to set up labs for practising a variety of general and target-specific penetration testing techniques.

"Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to" will provide you with all the information you need for setting up your own hacking playgrounds, helping you to sharpen your penetration testing skills.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • A concise and clear explanation of penetration testing, and how you can benefit from it
  • Understand the architectural underpinnings of your penetration test lab
  • Learn how to set up your lab to be used in many different scenarios
Page Count 88
Course Length 2 hours 38 minutes
ISBN 9781849694131
Date Of Publication 1 Mar 2013


Vyacheslav Fadyushin

Vyacheslav Fadyushin (CISA, CEH, PCI ASV) is a security consultant and a penetration tester with more than 9 years of professional experience and a diverse background in various aspects of information security.

His main points of interest and fields of expertise are ethical hacking and penetration testing, infrastructure and application security, mobile security, and information security management.

He is also an author of the book, Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to, published by Packt Publishing in 2013.