ISBN 9789351100041,Advanced Penetration Testing For Highly - Secured Environments: The Ultimate Security Guide

Advanced Penetration Testing For Highly - Secured Environments: The Ultimate Security Guide


Lee Allen


Shroff Publishers



Shroff Publishers

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351100041

ISBN-10 9351100049


Number of Pages 425 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering & Technology

The internet security field has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade.Everyday more people around the globe gain access to the internet and not all of them with good intentions.The need for penetration testers has grown now that the security industry has had time to mature.Simply running a vulnerability scanner is a thing of the past and is no longer an effective method of determining a business true security posture.Learn effective penetration testing skills so that you can effectively meet and manage the rapidly changing security needs of your company.

Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly-secured environments will teach you how to efficiently and effectively ensure the security posture of environments that have been secured using IDS / IPS, firewalls, network segmentation, hardened system configurations and more.The stages of a penetration test are clearly defined and addressed using step-by-step instructions that you can follow on your own virtual lab.

The book follows the standard penetration testing stages from start to finish with step-by-step examples.The book thoroughly covers penetration test expectations, proper scoping and planning, as well as enumeration and foot printing.You'll learn how to clean up and compile proof of concept, exploit code from the web, advanced web application testing techniques, client side attacks, post exploitation strategies, detection avoidance methods, generation of well defined reports and metrics and setting up a penetration testing virtual lab that mimics a secured environment.The book closes by issuing a challenge to your skills and ability to perform a full penetration test against a fictional corporation, followed by a detailed walk through of the solution.

Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly-secured environments is packed with detailed examples that reinforce enumeration, exploitation, post-exploitation, reporting skills and more.

An intensive hands-on guide to perform professional penetration testing for highly-secured environments from start to finish.You will learn to provide penetration testing services to clients with mature security infrastructure.Understand how to perform each stage of the penetration test by gaining hands-on experience in performing attacks that mimic those seen in the wild.In the end, take the challenge and perform a virtual penetration test against a fictional corporation.