Author: Georgia Weidman
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 14 June 2014
Size: 3.30 cms H x 22.86 cms L x 17.78 cms W (1.02 kgs) 495 pages
In Penetration Testing, security researcher and trainer Georgia Weidman provides you with a survey of important skills that any aspiring pentester needs. This beginner-friendly book opens with some basics of programming and helps you navigate Kali Linux, an operating system that comes preloaded with useful computer security tools like Wireshark and Metasploit. You’ll learn about gathering information on a target, social engineering, capturing network traffic, analyzing vulnerabilities, developing exploits, and more. Hands-on examples discuss even advanced topics like mobile device security and bypassing anti-virus software.