Transformational Security Awareness empowers security leaders with the information and resources they need to assemble and deliver effective world-class security awareness programs that drive secure behaviors and culture change.
When all other processes, controls, and technologies fail, humans are your last line of defense. But, how can you prepare them? Frustrated with ineffective training paradigms, most security leaders know that there must be a better way. A way that engages users, shapes behaviors, and fosters an organizational culture that encourages and reinforces security-related values. The good news is that there is hope. That’s what Transformational Security Awareness is all about.
Author Perry Carpenter weaves together insights and best practices from experts in communication, persuasion, psychology, behavioral economics, organizational culture management, employee engagement, and storytelling to create a multidisciplinary masterpiece that transcends traditional security education and sets you on the path to make a lasting impact in your organization.Find out what you need to know about marketing, communication, behavior science, and culture management Overcome the knowledge-intention-behavior gap Optimize your program to work with the realities of human nature Use simulations, games, surveys, and leverage new trends like escape rooms to teach security awareness Put effective training together into a well-crafted campaign with ambassadors Understand the keys to sustained success and ongoing culture change Measure your success and establish continuous improvements
Do you care more about what your employees know or what they do? It's time to transform the way we think about security awareness. If your organization is stuck in a security awareness rut, using the same ineffective strategies, materials, and information that might check a compliance box but still leaves your organization wide open to phishing, social engineering, and security-related employee mistakes and oversights, then you NEED this book.
If you are a penetration tester, ethical hacker, or security consultant who wants to quickly learn the Metasploit framework to carry out elementary penetration testing in highly secured environments then, this book is for you.What You Will LearnGet to know the absolute basics of the Metasploit framework so you have a strong foundation for advanced attacksIntegrate and use various supporting tools to make Metasploit even more powerful and preciseSet up the Metasploit environment along with your own virtual testing labUse Metasploit for information gathering and enumeration before planning the blueprint for the attack on the target systemGet your hands dirty by firing up Metasploit in your own virtual lab and hunt down real vulnerabilitiesDiscover the clever features of the Metasploit framework for launching sophisticated and deceptive client-side attacks that bypass the perimeter securityLeverage Metasploit capabilities to perform Web application security scanningIn Detail
This book will begin by introducing you to Metasploit and its functionality. Next, you will learn how to set up and configure Metasploit on various platforms to create a virtual test environment. You will also get your hands on various tools and components used by Metasploit.
Further on in the book, you will learn how to find weaknesses in the target system and hunt for vulnerabilities using Metasploit and its supporting tools. Next, you'll get hands-on experience carrying out client-side attacks. Moving on, you'll learn about web application security scanning and bypassing anti-virus and clearing traces on the target system post compromise. This book will also keep you updated with the latest security techniques and methods that can be directly applied to scan, test, hack, and secure networks and systems with Metasploit.
By the end of this book, you'll get the hang of bypassing different defenses, after which you'll learn how hackers use the network to gain access into different systems.Style and approach
This tutorial is packed with step-by-step instructions that are useful for those getting started with Metasploit. This is an easy-to-read guide to learning Metasploit from scratch that explains simply and clearly all you need to know to use this essential IT power tool.
Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on the various types of unauthorized access or damage to electronic data. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as robotics, cloud computing, and electronic data diffusion, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, computer engineers, graduate students, and practitioners seeking current research on the threats that exist in the world of technology.
This timely resource provides useful information for readers who know very little about the basic principles of keeping the devices they are connected to—or themselves—secure while online. In addition, the text discusses, in a non-technical way, the cost of connectedness to your privacy, and what you can do to it, including how to avoid all kinds of viruses, malware, cybercrime, and identity theft. Final sections provide the latest information on safe computing in the workplace and at school, and give parents steps they can take to keep young kids and teens safe online.Provides the most straightforward and up-to-date guide to cyber safety for anyone who ventures online for work, school, or personal useIncludes real world examples that demonstrate how cyber criminals commit their crimes, and what users can do to keep their data safe
If you are a working ethical hacker who is looking to expand the offensive skillset with a thorough understanding of Kali Linux, then this is the book for you. Prior knowledge about Linux operating systems and the BASH terminal emulator along with Windows desktop and command line would be highly beneficial.What You Will LearnSet up Kali Linux for pen testingMap and enumerate your Windows networkExploit several common Windows network vulnerabilitiesAttack and defeat password schemes on WindowsDebug and reverse-engineer Windows programsRecover lost files, investigate successful hacks and discover hidden data in innocent-looking filesCatch and hold admin rights on the network, and maintain backdoors on the network after your initial testing is doneIn Detail
Microsoft Windows is one of the two most common OS and managing its security has spawned the discipline of IT security. Kali Linux is the premier platform for testing and maintaining Windows security. Kali is built on the Debian distribution of Linux and shares the legendary stability of that OS. This lets you focus on using the network penetration, password cracking, forensics tools and not the OS.
This book has the most advanced tools and techniques to reproduce the methods used by sophisticated hackers to make you an expert in Kali Linux penetration testing. First, you are introduced to Kali's top ten tools and other useful reporting tools. Then, you will find your way around your target network and determine known vulnerabilities to be able to exploit a system remotely. Next, you will prove that the vulnerabilities you have found are real and exploitable. You will learn to use tools in seven categories of exploitation tools. Further, you perform web access exploits using tools like websploit and more. Security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Passwords are often that weak link. Thus, you learn about password attacks that can be used in concert with other approaches to break into and own a network. Moreover, you come to terms with network sniffing, which helps you understand which users are using services you can exploit, and IP spoofing, which can be used to poison a system's DNS cache. Once you gain access to a machine or network, maintaining access is important.
Thus, you not only learn penetrating in the machine you also learn Windows privilege's escalations. With easy to follow step-by-step instructions and support images, you will be able to quickly pen test your system and network.Style and approach
This book is a hands-on guide for Kali Linux pen testing. This book will provide all the practical knowledge needed to test your network's security using a proven hacker's methodology. The book uses easy-to-understand yet professional language for explaining concepts.
Get complete coverage of all the material included on version 8 of the EC-Council's Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator exam from this comprehensive resource. Written by an expert information security professional and educator, this authoritative guide addresses the tools and techniques required to successfully conduct a computer forensic investigation. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass this challenging exam, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.
CHFI Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification All-in-One Exam Guide covers all exam topics, including:Computer forensics investigation process Setting up a computer forensics lab First responder procedures Search and seizure laws Collecting and transporting digital evidence Understanding hard disks and file systems Recovering deleted files and partitions Windows forensics Forensics investigations using the AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK) and Guidance Software's EnCase Forensic Network, wireless, and mobile forensics Investigating web attacks Preparing investigative reports Becoming an expert witness
Electronic content includes:300 practice exam questions Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain
If you are an intermediate-level wireless security consultant in Kali Linux and want to be the go-to person for Kali Linux wireless security in your organisation, then this is the book for you. Basic understanding of the core Kali Linux concepts is expected.What You Will LearnFingerprint wireless networks with the various tools available in Kali LinuxLearn various techniques to exploit wireless access points using CSRFCrack WPA/WPA2/WPS and crack wireless encryption using Rainbow tables more quicklyPerform man-in-the-middle attack on wireless clientsUnderstand client-side attacks, browser exploits, Java vulnerabilities, and social engineeringDevelop advanced sniffing and PCAP analysis skills to extract sensitive information such as DOC, XLS, and PDF documents from wireless networksUse Raspberry PI and OpenWrt to perform advanced wireless attacksPerform a DOS test using various techniques and toolsIn Detail
Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It gives access to a large collection of security-related tools for professional security testing - some of the major ones being Nmap, Aircrack-ng, Wireshark, and Metasploit.
This book will take you on a journey where you will learn to master advanced tools and techniques to conduct wireless penetration testing with Kali Linux.
You will begin by gaining an understanding of setting up and optimizing your penetration testing environment for wireless assessments. Then, the book will take you through a typical assessment from reconnaissance, information gathering, and scanning the network through exploitation and data extraction from your target. You will get to know various ways to compromise the wireless network using browser exploits, vulnerabilities in firmware, web-based attacks, client-side exploits, and many other hacking methods. You will also discover how to crack wireless networks with speed, perform man-in-the-middle and DOS attacks, and use Raspberry Pi and Android to expand your assessment methodology.
By the end of this book, you will have mastered using Kali Linux for wireless security assessments and become a more effective penetration tester and consultant.Style and approach
This book uses a step-by-step approach using real-world attack scenarios to help you master the wireless penetration testing techniques.
Written by members of Cisco’s Computer Security Incident Response Team, this book shows IT and information security professionals how to create an InfoSec playbook by developing strategy, technique, and architecture.Learn incident response fundamentals—and the importance of getting back to basicsUnderstand threats you face and what you should be protectingCollect, mine, organize, and analyze as many relevant data sources as possibleBuild your own playbook of repeatable methods for security monitoring and responseLearn how to put your plan into action and keep it running smoothlySelect the right monitoring and detection tools for your environmentDevelop queries to help you sort through data and create valuable reportsKnow what actions to take during the incident response phase
Once author Josiah Dykstra gets you up to speed on the scientific method, he helps you focus on standalone, domain-specific topics, such as cryptography, malware analysis, and system security engineering. The latter chapters include practical case studies that demonstrate how to use available tools to conduct domain-specific scientific experiments.Learn the steps necessary to conduct scientific experiments in cybersecurityExplore fuzzing to test how your software handles various inputsMeasure the performance of the Snort intrusion detection systemLocate malicious “needles in a haystack” in your network and IT environmentEvaluate cryptography design and application in IoT productsConduct an experiment to identify relationships between similar malware binariesUnderstand system-level security requirements for enterprise networks and web services