Packt - Kali Linux Backtrack Evolved: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing
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Secure your networks against attacks, hacks, and intruders with this fast paced and intensive security course using Kali Linux

Kali Linux is the latest Linux distribution from Offensive Security, custom-built for the distinct purposes of performing network security audits and forensic investigations. Kali comes fully loaded with hundreds of integrated tools to perform every aspect of a penetration test.

Kali Linux - Backtrack Evolved: A Penetration Tester's Guide helps you to develop practical and useful professional skills in the information security industry, while simultaneously delivering the high level of excitement and exhilaration that goes hand-in-hand with the world of computer and network hacking.

Cyber-crime is on the rise and information security is becoming more paramount than ever before. A single attack on a company's network infrastructure can often result in irreparable damage to a company's assets and/or reputation.

It is no longer sufficient to merely rely on traditional security measures. In order to ensure the security of critical information assets, it is essential to become familiar with the strategies, tactics, and techniques that are used by actual hackers who seek to compromise your network.

Kali Linux - Backtrack Evolved: A Penetration Tester's Guide will prepare you to enter the world of professional hacking by ensuring that you are well versed with the skills needed and tools used to compromise the security of enterprise networks and information systems.

Prepare a fully-functional and low-budget security lab, where you can practice and develop
your penetration testing skills without fear of legal consequence
Gather information about a target with advanced reconnaissance techniques
Identify target systems on a network using host discovery tools
Identify services running on target systems by scanning and enumeration
Discover vulnerabilities to determine potential attack vectors
Launch automated exploits and payloads using the Metasploit Framework
Learn a variety of hands-on techniques to exploit target systems
Establish backdoors to ensure continued access
Escalate privileges to acquire maximum control over compromised systems

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