Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook

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  • Deploy and configure a wireless cyber lab that resembles an enterprise production environment
  • Install Kali Linux 2017.3 on your laptop and configure the wireless adapter
  • Learn the fundamentals of commonly used wireless penetration testing techniques
  • Scan and enumerate Wireless LANs and access points
  • Use vulnerability scanning techniques to reveal flaws and weaknesses
  • Attack Access Points to gain access to critical networks

More and more organizations are moving towards wireless networks, and Wi-Fi is a popular choice. The security of wireless networks is more important than ever before due to the widespread usage of Wi-Fi networks. This book contains recipes that will enable you to maximize the success of your wireless network testing using the advanced ethical hacking features of Kali Linux.

This book will go through techniques associated with a wide range of wireless penetration tasks, including WLAN discovery scanning, WEP cracking, WPA/WPA2 cracking, attacking access point systems, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validation of results. You will learn how to utilize the arsenal of tools available in Kali Linux to penetrate any wireless networking environment. You will also be shown how to identify remote services, how to assess security risks, and how various attacks are performed.

By finishing the recipes, you will feel confident conducting wireless penetration tests and will be able to protect yourself or your organization from wireless security threats.

  • Expose wireless security threats through the eyes of an attacker,
  • Recipes to help you proactively identify vulnerabilities and apply intelligent remediation,
  • Acquire and apply key wireless pentesting skills used by industry experts
Page Count 216
Course Length 6 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781783554089
Date Of Publication 13 Dec 2017


Sean-Philip Oriyano

Sean-Philip Oriyano is a long-time security professional. Over the past 25 years, he has divided his time between performing security research, consulting, and delivering training in the fields of both general IT and cyber security. He is also a best-selling author with many years' experience in both digital and print media. Sean has published several books over the past decade and has expanded his reach further by appearing on TV and radio shows. Additionally, Sean is a chief warrant officer (CWO) and unit commander specializing in cyber security training, development, and strategy. As a CWO, he is recognized as an SME in his field and is frequently called upon to provide expertise, training, and mentoring wherever needed.