Secure your wireless networks with BackTrack using Packt's New Book and eBook

August 2013 | Networking & Telephony, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book BackTrack - Testing Wireless Network Security, an easy step-by-step guide that shows readers how to secure wireless networks and keep personal data safe. With minimal effort, readers will discover how to configure their hardware for optimum security, find network security holes, and fix them. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all the popular eBook formats.

About the Author:

Kevin Cardwell currently works as a freelance consultant, providing consulting services to companies throughout the world. He developed the Strategy and Training Development Plan for the first Government CERT in Oman and also developed a team to man the first Commercial Security Operations Center there.

BackTrack - Testing Wireless Network Security will teach readers about the tools that hackers use and how to defend against them. Packed with useful tips at every step of the way, this guide will take the reader from having no prior knowledge all the way to establishing a fully secure environment.

Readers will learn how to select a wireless card to work with the Backtrack tools, run spectrum analysis scans using Kismet, set up test networks, and perform attacks against wireless networks. It will also teach readers to use the aircrack-ng and airodump-ng tools to crack the wireless encryption used on the network. Through this guide, readers will be armed with all they need to know to set up their wireless network within BackTrack and defend it against the included attack tools.

The chapters covered in this book are:

Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring BackTrack

Chapter 2: Working with the Wireless Card

Chapter 3: Surveying Your Wireless Zone

Chapter 4: Breaching Wireless Security

Chapter 5: Securing Your Wireless Network

This book will be useful for anyone who is interested in security and has some experience in networking and computers. For more information, visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/backtrack-testing-wireless-network-security/book

BackTrack - Testing Wireless Network Security
Make your wireless networks bulletproof.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/backtrack-testing-wireless-network-security/book

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