Mastering Defensive Security

By Cesar Bravo
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About this book

Every organization has its own data and digital assets that need to be protected against an ever-growing threat landscape that compromises the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of crucial data. Therefore, it is important to train professionals in the latest defensive security skills and tools to secure them. Mastering Defensive Security provides you with in-depth knowledge of the latest cybersecurity threats along with the best tools and techniques needed to keep your infrastructure secure.

The book begins by establishing a strong foundation of cybersecurity concepts and advances to explore the latest security technologies such as Wireshark, Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA), Burp Suite, OpenVAS, and Nmap, hardware threats such as a weaponized Raspberry Pi, and hardening techniques for Unix, Windows, web applications, and cloud infrastructures. As you make progress through the chapters, you'll get to grips with several advanced techniques such as malware analysis, security automation, computer forensics, and vulnerability assessment, which will help you to leverage pentesting for security.

By the end of this book, you'll have become familiar with creating your own defensive security tools using IoT devices and developed advanced defensive security skills.

Publication date:
November 2021

About the Author

  • Cesar Bravo

    Cesar Bravo is a Cyber Security Expert, TEDx speaker and University Professor with more than 10 years of experience. His education background is in IT, supported by a master degree in Cyber Security (Summa Cum Laude). Cesar’s biggest passion is a technology and he has dedicated his efforts to doing research to overcome some of the most common and complex issues. This passion led him to become one of the most prolific inventors with more than 100 Patent submissions in the US, UK, Germany and China. Most of his patents are related to Cyber Security but he also has patents on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and more. Cesar is also an author of more than 50+ technical papers and 2 books published in the US. He is currently working on a new certification platform for Cybersecurity: I2C2x

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