Network Vulnerability Assessment

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  • Develop a cost-effective end-to-end vulnerability management program
  • Implement a vulnerability management program from a governance perspective
  • Learn about various standards and frameworks for vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Understand penetration testing with practical learning on various supporting tools and techniques
  • Gain insight into vulnerability scoring and reporting
  • Explore the importance of patching and security hardening
  • Develop metrics to measure the success of the vulnerability management program

The tech world has been taken over by digitization to a very large extent, and so it’s become extremely important for an organization to actively design security mechanisms for their network infrastructures. Analyzing vulnerabilities can be one of the best ways to secure your network infrastructure.

Network Vulnerability Assessment starts with network security assessment concepts, workflows, and architectures. Then, you will use open source tools to perform both active and passive network scanning. As you make your way through the chapters, you will use these scanning results to analyze and design a threat model for network security. In the concluding chapters, you will dig deeper into concepts such as IP network analysis, Microsoft Services, and mail services. You will also get to grips with various security best practices, which will help you build your network security mechanism.

By the end of this book, you will be in a position to build a security framework fit for an organization.

  • Develop a network security threat model for your organization
  • Gain hands-on experience in working with network scanning and analyzing tools
  • Learn to secure your network infrastructure
Page Count 254
Course Length 7 hours 37 minutes
ISBN 9781788627252
Date Of Publication 30 Aug 2018


Sagar Rahalkar

Sagar Rahalkar is a seasoned information security professional having more than 10 years of comprehensive experience in various verticals of IS. His domain expertise is mainly into breach detection, cyber crime investigations, digital forensics, application security, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, compliance for mandates and regulations, IT GRC, and much more. He holds a master’s degree in computer science and several industry-recognized certifications such as Certified Cyber Crime Investigator, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Security Analyst, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, IBM certified Specialist-Rational AppScan, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and PRINCE2. He has been closely associated with Indian law enforcement agencies for more than 3 years dealing with digital crime investigations and related training and received several awards and appreciations from senior officials of the police and defense organizations in India. Sagar has also been a reviewer and author for various books and online publications.