Cyber Operations: Building, Defending, and Attacking Modern by Mike O'Leary

By Mike O'Leary

Discover ways to arrange, shield, and assault laptop networks. This ebook makes a speciality of networks and genuine assaults, deals wide insurance of offensive and protective strategies, and is supported by way of a wealthy number of routines and resources.

You'll how to configure your community from the floor up, beginning through constructing your digital attempt setting with fundamentals like DNS and energetic listing, via universal community companies, and finishing with complicated net functions regarding internet servers and backend databases.

Key shielding thoughts are built-in in the course of the exposition. you'll strengthen situational expertise of your community and may construct an entire protecting infrastructure—including log servers, community firewalls, internet software firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.

Of path, you can't actually know the way to safeguard a community in case you don't know how you can assault it, so that you will assault your attempt structures in a number of methods starting with undemanding assaults opposed to browsers via privilege escalation to a website administrator, or assaults opposed to basic community servers throughout the compromise of a defended e-commerce site.

The writer, who has coached his university’s cyber safeguard staff thrice to the finals of the nationwide Collegiate Cyber security pageant, presents a realistic, hands-on method of cyber security.

What you’ll learn
How to soundly organize an entire community, from its infrastructure via net applications
How to combine protecting applied sciences similar to firewalls and intrusion detection platforms into your network
How to assault your community with instruments like Kali Linux, Metasploit, and Burp Suite
How to achieve situational wisdom in your community to realize and stop such attacks
Who this ebook is for
This booklet is for starting and intermediate execs in cyber safety who are looking to research extra approximately construction, protecting, and attacking computing device networks. it's also compatible to be used as a textbook and supplementary textual content for hands-on classes in cyber operations on the undergraduate and graduate point.

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