The best guide to ethical hacking fundamentals; this book will give you a solid foundation if you’re new to hacking.
For a beginner, hacking can seem like something scary or hard to do. Sometimes we watch movies and read the news on how systems such as Snapchat, eBay, Google, etc., have been compromised and we imagine that hacking is difficult. We think of it as something meant for people who spend 24 hours a day in some basement somewhere. This is not the case – this field is open for anyone.There is a wide array of information security threats out there, such as sniffing and eavesdropping, spoofing, session hijacking and man-in-the-middle attacks, DNS and ARP poisoning, password-based attacks, IDS attacks, SQL injection, security misconfiguration, denial-of-service attacks, and more. As such, it’s so important – now more than ever before – to build a strong foundation. When you understand the fundamentals of hacking, you’ll easily be able to identify vulnerabilities and ensure system security. In order to protect systems from attacks, you need to think like a hacker. This book has been written in a way that makes it easy for you to understand this very important subject in today’s world. If you’re a beginner, then this is the book for you. The world is increasingly heading in a digital direction and automation is now becoming the norm; this means that information security will be a lucrative field for many years to come. In addition, this book is not only for people who want to start a career in information security or to become an ethical hacker, but also for those interested in improving their own personal security. With what you learn in this book, you’ll know how to better protect yourself and your information on the Internet (now an integral part of both business and personal life).Below is a preview of what you’ll learn:
- The purpose of hacking and different aspects of hacking
- The process of ethical hacking
- The dangers that systems face
- How to stage an attack
- Hacking methodology
- Social engineering and how to perform social engineering attacks
- Physical security
- Practical techniques to crack passwords
- And much more!
- Language: English
- Published: 2020
- ISBN-13: 978-1670903037
- Format: PDF, EPUB, AZW3