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  • 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

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 88 pages
Release Date : March 2013
ISBN : 1849694125
ISBN 13 : 9781849694124
Author(s) : Vyacheslav Fadyushin
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Networking and Servers, Security and Testing

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Preface
Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to
  • Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to
    • Understanding penetration testing (Must know)
    • Planning the lab environment (Should know)
    • Setting up the network security lab (Must know)
    • Setting up a web app lab (Should know)
    • Setting up a Wi-Fi lab (Become an expert)
    • Reviewing online lab portals (Become an expert)

Vyacheslav Fadyushin

Vyacheslav Fadyushin graduated from the Novosibirks State Technical University, with a Master’s degree in Comprehensive Information Security of Automated Systems. He started as a lead information security officer at a power engineering company and continued as a lead information security consultant. Vyacheslav acquired a lot of diverse experience and skills performing various information security audits, and consulting and penetration testing projects with major CIS companies. An experienced information security consultant and penetration tester, at present, he works at the major CIS system integrator company and continues his professional activity performing both management and methodological functions as well as working on customer projects.

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- 1 submitted: last submission 15 Jul 2013

Errata type: Typo and Grammar | Page number: About page and page 14 | Errata date: 17-4-2013

About page, for Igor Minin - "THML" (should've been HTML)
Page 13: "download these software:" (should either be "download this software" or "download these software packages"
Page 14: "written those who only" (should assumably be "written for those who only")

 

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What you will learn from this book

  • 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

In Detail

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.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A how-To book with practical recipes accompanied with rich screenshots for easy comprehension.This is a How-to guide, written with practicality in mind. Theory is downplayed, and we get you started doing the things you need to do, right away.

Who this book is for

"Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to" is written for beginners to penetration testing, and will guide you in avoiding the common mistakes that people new to penetration testing make.

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