Ethical hacking and network defense

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Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense by Michael T. Simpson

With the threats of cyber terrorism and corporate espionage increasing, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. This book describes penetration-testing tools and techniques that ethical hackers and security testers use to protect computer networks. This book offers a structured knowledge base for preparing security professionals to discover vulnerabilities and recommend solutions for tightening network security and protecting data from potential attackers.
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CNIT 123 11: Hacking Wireless Networks

Cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage are increasingly common and devastating threats, making trained network security professionals more important than ever. This timely text helps readers gain the knowledge and skills to protect networks using the tools and techniques of an ethical hacker. The authors begin by exploring the concept of ethical hacking and its practitioners, explaining their importance in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks.
Michael T. Simpson

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Michael T. He also holds an M. Chaminade University and has authored or co-authored eight books. Mike has more than 30 years of industry experience, including 20 years with the U. Kent Backman's expertise is in intrusion analysis, network vulnerability assessment, and opensource solution engineering. His interest and skill in ethical hacking developed while managing Web servers for Fortune companies. An analyst for many security incident response teams, Kent spent several years in Baghdad as part of the advisory team to the Iraq Ministry of Defense, specializing in network security and Linux engineering.

Catalog Description Students learn how hackers attack computers and networks, and how to protect systems from such attacks, using both Windows and Linux systems. Students will learn legal restrictions and ethical guidelines, and will be required to obey them. Students will perform many hands-on labs, both attacking and defending, using port scans, footprinting, exploiting Windows and Linux vulnerabilities, buffer overflow exploits, SQL injection, privilege escalation, Trojans, and backdoors. Prerequisites: CNIT and or equivalent familiarity with the fundamentals of networking and security. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Explain what an ethical hacker can and can not do legally, and explain the credentials and roles of penetration testers. Define the types of malicious software found in modern networks. Explain the threats and countermeasures for physical security and social engineering.

Michael T. Simpson , Nicholas Antill. Cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage are increasingly common and devastating threats, making trained network security professionals more important than ever. This timely text helps you gain the knowledge and skills to protect networks using the tools and techniques of an ethical hacker. The authors begin by exploring the concept of ethical hacking and its practitioners, explaining their importance in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks.

Michael T. Simpson is president/senior consultant of MTS Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in network security and network design. His certifications include.
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  1. Editorial Reviews. Review?Guide to Ethical Hacking is a fantastic book. I have told all of my students that if they are seriously interested in the field of security.

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