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Author Simpson, Michael T., 1954-
Title Hands-on ethical hacking and network defense / Michael T. Simpson, Kent Backman, and James E. Corley.
Published Boston, MA : Course Technology, c2013.
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 Floor4  QA76.9.A25 S55 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xxviii, 435 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-385) and index.
Contents Ethical hacking overview -- TCP/IP concepts review -- Network and computer attacks -- Footprinting and social engineering -- Port scanning -- Enumeration -- Programming for security professionals -- Desktop and server OS vulnerabilities -- Embedded operating systems : the hidden threat -- Hacking web servers -- Hacking wireless networks -- Cryptography -- Network protection systems.
Summary Cyber crime and the threat of computer-related attacks are crowing daily, and the need for security professionals who understand how attackers compromise networks is growing right along with the thread. If you have an understanding of computers and networking basics and are considering becoming a security tester, this book will show you how to get started in this field. It covers the legalities of ethical hacking, the details of malware, network attacks, cryptography, OS vulnerabilities, wireless network hacking, and more.
Subject Penetration testing (Computer security)
Computer security.
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Related Names Backman, Kent.
Corley, James E.
ISBN 1133935613
OCLC number 793166956