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Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of how to effectively protect computer networks. This book describes the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers and provides a thorough discussion of what and who an ethical hacker is and how important they are in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks. Readers are provided with updated computer security resources that describe new vulnerabilities and innovative methods to protect networks. Also included is a thorough update of the federal and state computer crime laws, as well as changes in penalties for illegal computer hacking. With cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage threatening the fiber of our world, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense, Second Edition provides a structured knowledge base to prepare readers to be security professionals who understand how to protect a network by using the skills and tools of an ethical hacker.

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With cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage threatening the fiber of our world, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. This book describes the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers to better understand how to protect computer networks. A thorough discussion is first established outlining what and who an ethical hacker is, and how important they are in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks. This title provides a structured knowledge base for preparing security professionals to understand how to protect a network using some of the skills and tools of a penetration or ethical hacker.

About the Author

Michael T. Simpson has 20 years of experience in IT as a software engineer, network engineer, database administrator, and security professional. He worked for the Department of Defense for 12 years, serving as Information Systems Security Officer for three years. Michael is also the president of MTS Consulting, Inc., an IT consulting company.

He holds the following certifications: OPST, OPSA (OSSTMM Professional Security Tester/Analyst), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council), CompTIA Security + and Network+, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, MCDST, and OCP (Oracle Certified Professional). Michael has co-authored Guide to Novell NetWare 6.0 Administration (2003) and Guide to Novell NetWare 6.0/6.5 Administration (2004) for Course Technology, as well as several books on MCDST, MCSE, and MCSA certification topics.

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?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 and penetration testing, this is the book to get. Most books discuss penetration testing; this book teaches how to do it, honorably and legally. In a nutshell, I am very proud to be a part of this book.? ? Randy Weaver, Technical Editor, Everest College

Product Details

ISBN:
9781435486096
Author:
Simpson, Michael T.
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Simpson, Michael T.(Michael T. Simpson)
Author:
Simpson, Michael T.
Author:
Corley, James
Author:
Backman, Kent
Subject:
Networking/Security
Subject:
Security - General
Subject:
ethical hacking;hacking;network defense;networking;defense;hands-on;security;security testing;security professionals;cyber terrorism;security testers;computer networks;attackers
Subject:
Ethical Hacking
Subject:
hacking
Subject:
network defense
Subject:
Networking
Subject:
Defense
Subject:
Hands-On
Subject:
Security
Subject:
security testing
Subject:
security professionals
Subject:
Cyberterrorism
Subject:
security testers
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
attackers
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.10x7.30x1.00 in. 1.60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , With cyber-terrorism and corporate espionage threatening the fiber of our world, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. This book describes the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers to better understand how to protect computer networks. A thorough discussion is first established outlining what and who an ethical hacker is, and how important they are in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks. This title provides a structured knowledge base for preparing security professionals to understand how to protect a network using some of the skills and tools of a penetration or ethical hacker.
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