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Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook

  • Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account ()
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1783982144
  • ISBN-13: 9781783982141
  • Format: PDF, Epub, Mobi
  • Downloaded: 750

Book Description

Over 90 hands-on recipes explaining how to leverage custom scripts and integrated tools in Kali Linux to effectively master network scanning

About This Book

  • Learn the fundamentals behind commonly used scanning techniques
  • Deploy powerful scanning tools that are integrated into the Kali Linux testing platform
  • A step-by-step guide, full of recipes that will help you use integrated scanning tools in Kali Linux, and develop custom scripts for making new and unique tools of your own

Who This Book Is For

“Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook” is intended for information security professionals and casual security enthusiasts alike. It will provide the foundational principles for the novice reader but will also introduce scripting techniques and in-depth analysis for the more advanced audience. Whether you are brand new to Kali Linux or a seasoned veteran, this book will aid in both understanding and ultimately mastering many of the most powerful and useful scanning techniques in the industry. It is assumed that the reader has some basic security testing experience.

In Detail

Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook will introduce you to critical scanning concepts. You will be shown techniques associated with a wide range of network scanning tasks that include discovery scanning, port scanning, service enumeration, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validation of identified findings. You will learn how to utilize the arsenal of tools available in Kali Linux to conquer any network environment. You will also be shown how to identify remote services, how to assess security risks, and how various attacks are performed. This immersive guide will also encourage the creation of personally scripted tools and the development of skills required to create them.

Meet the author

Justin Hutchens currently works as a security consultant and regularly performs penetration tests and security assessments for a wide range of clients. He previously served in the United States Air Force where he worked as an intrusion detection specialist, network vulnerability analyst and malware forensic investigator for a large enterprise network with over 55,000 networked systems. He currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and multiple professional information security certifications, to include CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), eWPT (eLearnSecurity Web-Application Penetration Tester), GCIH (GIAC Certified Incident Handler), CNDA (Certified Network Defense Architect), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst) and CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator). He was also the writer and producer of the Packt eLearning video course “Kali Linux – Backtrack Evolved”.

Vijay Joshi is a web developer who lives in New Delhi, India, with his wife and daughter. Coming from a small town named Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand in the Himalayas, he fell in love with coding while in college and then again with PHP and JavaScript/jQuery since his early coding days. He believes that if you are passionate and enjoy your work, it becomes more of a hobby thatis not boring and never feels like a job.

After freelancing for a few years, he co-founded a web development firm called Developers Lab along with two of his friends in New Delhi where they build products for the travel industry and create custom web applications.

Vijay is also author of PHP jQuery Cookbook, published by Packt, and technical reviewer of PHP AJAX Cookbook and jQuery UI 1.8: The User Interface Library for jQuery.

When not coding, he likes to read, spend time with his family, blog occasionally at http://www.vijayjoshi.org, and dreams about getting back in shape.

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