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  • Learn how to use Burp Suite effectively
  • Use Nmap, Metasploit, and more tools for network infrastructure tests
  • Practice using all web application hacking tools for intrusion tests using Kali Linux
  • Learn how to analyze a web application using application threat modeling
  • Know how to conduct web intrusion tests
  • Understand how to execute network infrastructure tests
  • Master automation of penetration testing functions for maximum efficiency using Python

Companies all over the world want to hire professionals dedicated to application security. Practical Web Penetration Testing focuses on this very trend, teaching you how to conduct application security testing using real-life scenarios.

To start with, you’ll set up an environment to perform web application penetration testing. You will then explore different penetration testing concepts such as threat modeling, intrusion test, infrastructure security threat, and more, in combination with advanced concepts such as Python scripting for automation. Once you are done learning the basics, you will discover end-to-end implementation of tools such as Metasploit, Burp Suite, and Kali Linux. Many companies deliver projects into production by using either Agile or Waterfall methodology. This book shows you how to assist any company with their SDLC approach and helps you on your journey to becoming an application security specialist.

By the end of this book, you will have hands-on knowledge of using different tools for penetration testing.

  • Build an end-to-end threat model landscape for web application security
  • Learn both web application vulnerabilities and web intrusion testing
  • Associate network vulnerabilities with a web application infrastructure
Page Count 294
Course Length 8 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781788624039
Date Of Publication 21 Jun 2018


Gus Khawaja

Gus Khawaja holds a bachelor's degree in computer science. He specializes in IT security and ethical hacking. He is an author and shares his passion with millions of viewers around the world using his online courses. He also works as a cybersecurity consultant in Montreal, Canada.

After many years of experience in programming, he turned his attention to cybersecurity and the importance that security brings to this minefield. His passion for the ethical hacking mixed with his background in programming and IT makes him a wise swiss-knife professional in the computer science domain.