The ultimate hands-on guide to IT security and proactivedefense
The Network Security Test Lab is a hands-on, step-by-stepguide to ultimate IT security implementation. Covering the fullcomplement of malware, viruses, and other attack technologies, thisessential guide walks you through the security assessment andpenetration testing process, and provides the set-up guidance youneed to build your own security-testing lab. You'll look inside theactual attacks to decode their methods, and learn how to runattacks in an isolated sandbox to better understand how attackerstarget systems, and how to build the defenses that stop them.You'll be introduced to tools like Wireshark, Networkminer, Nmap,Metasploit, and more as you discover techniques for defendingagainst network attacks, social networking bugs, malware, and themost prevalent malicious traffic. You also get access to opensource tools, demo software, and a bootable version of Linux tofacilitate hands-on learning and help you implement your newskills.
Security technology continues to evolve, and yet not a week goesby without news of a new security breach or a new exploit beingreleased. The Network Security Test Lab is the ultimateguide when you are on the front lines of defense, providing themost up-to-date methods of thwarting would-be attackers.
Get acquainted with your hardware, gear, and test platform
Learn how attackers penetrate existing security systems
Detect malicious activity and build effective defenses
Investigate and analyze attacks to inform defense strategy
The Network Security Test Lab is your complete, essentialguide.