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Advanced Penetration Testing

Hacking the World's Most Secure Networks

Wil Allsopp

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John Wiley & Sons Inc
10 March 2017
Build a better defense against motivated, organized, professional attacks Advanced Penetration Testing: Hacking the World's Most Secure Networks takes hacking far beyond Kali linux and Metasploit to provide a more complex attack simulation. Featuring techniques not taught in any certification prep or covered by common defensive scanners, this book integrates social engineering, programming, and vulnerability exploits into a multidisciplinary approach for targeting and compromising high security environments. From discovering and creating attack vectors, and moving unseen through a target enterprise, to establishing command and exfiltrating data-even from organizations without a direct Internet connection-this guide contains the crucial techniques that provide a more accurate picture of your system's defense. Custom coding examples use VBA, Windows Scripting Host, C, Java, JavaScript, Flash, and more, with coverage of standard library applications and the use of scanning tools to bypass common defensive measures.

Typical penetration testing consists of low-level hackers attacking a system with a list of known vulnerabilities, and defenders preventing those hacks using an equally well-known list of defensive scans. The professional hackers and nation states on the forefront of today's threats operate at a much more complex level-and this book shows you how to defend your high security network.

Use targeted social engineering pretexts to create the initial compromise Leave a command and control structure in place for long-term access Escalate privilege and breach networks, operating systems, and trust structures Infiltrate further using harvested credentials while expanding control Today's threats are organized, professionally-run, and very much for-profit. Financial institutions, health care organizations, law enforcement, government agencies, and other high-value targets need to harden their IT infrastructure and human capital against targeted advanced attacks from motivated professionals. Advanced Penetration Testing goes beyond Kali linux and Metasploit and to provide you advanced pen testing for high security networks.
By:   Wil Allsopp
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 243mm,  Width: 190mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   506g
ISBN:   9781119367680
ISBN 10:   1119367689
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   10 March 2017
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Wil Allsopp is an IT security expert with 20 years experience, specializing in red team engagements, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, security audits, secure source code review, social engineering, and advanced persistent threats. He has performed ethical hacking and penetration testing for numerous Fortune 100 companies.

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