Develop a plan to keep your information safe
Find out how to test your systems, plug the holes, and foil attackers
You'll find out how external hacker and rogue insider hacks happen, how to discover where your systems and network are weak, what you can do to strengthen your defenses, and how to prepare reports and recommendations to management.
Discover how to Identify the different types of attacks Create a plan for testing Recognize vulnerabilities in your network Prevent attacks by rogue insiders Test applications, files, and databases Plug security holes
Are you worried about external hackers and rogue insiders breaking into your systems? Whether it's social engineering, network infrastructure attacks, or application hacking, security breaches in your systems can devastate your business or personal life. In order to counter these cyber bad guys, you must become a hacker yourself--an ethical hacker.
"Hacking for Dummies" shows you just how vulnerable your systems are to attackers. It shows you how to find your weak spots and perform penetration and other security tests. With the information found in this handy, straightforward book, you will be able to develop a plan to keep your information safe and sound. You'll discover how to: Work ethically, respect privacy, and save your system from crashing Develop a hacking plan Treat social engineers and preserve their honesty Counter war dialing and scan infrastructures Understand the vulnerabilities of Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare Prevent breaches in messaging systems, web applications, and databases Report your results and managing security changes Avoid deadly mistakes Get management involved with defending your systems
As we enter into the digital era, protecting your systems and your company has never been more important. Don't let skepticism delay your decisions and put your security at risk. With "Hacking For Dummies," you can strengthen your defenses and prevent attacks from every angle
About the Author :
Kevin Beaver has contributed to Hacking for Dummies as an author.
Kevin Beaver is an independent information security consultant, speaker, and expert witness with two decades of experience in the IT industry. He specializes in performing information security assessments revolving around compliance and IT governance.
Stuart Mc Clure has contributed to Hacking for Dummies . Stuart McClure, CISSP, CNE, CCSE, a leading authority on information security, is VP of Operations & Strategy for the Risk & Compliance Business Unit at McAfee.
Joel Scambray, CISSP, is cofounder and CEO of Consciere, provider of strategic security advisory services.
George Kurtz, CISSP, CISA, CPA, is an internationally recognized security expert, author, and entrepreneur. He is currently a senior executive and general manager with McAfee, Inc.
They are the bestselling coauthors of the five previous editions of Hacking Exposed.
|Title:||Hacking for Dummies||Publisher:||For Dummies|
|Author:||Kevin Beaver, Stuart Mc Clure|
|No. of Pages:||388|
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