Learn Social Engineering: Learn the art of human hacking with an internationally renowned expert

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Packt Publishing Ltd, 30 apr. 2018 - 566 pagina's

Improve information security by learning Social Engineering.

Key Features
  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Get hands-on experience of using different tools such as Kali Linux, the Social Engineering toolkit and so on
  • Practical approach towards learning social engineering, for IT security
Book Description

This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates.

Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.

By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and

your systems from social engineering threats and attacks.

All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z , along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts.

What you will learn
  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Learn social engineering for IT security
  • Understand the role of social media in social engineering
  • Get acquainted with Practical Human hacking skills
  • Learn to think like a social engineer
  • Learn to beat a social engineer
Who this book is for

This book targets security professionals, security analysts, penetration testers, or any stakeholder working with information security who wants to learn how to use social engineering techniques. Prior knowledge of Kali Linux is an added advantage

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Preface
1
Introduction to Social Engineering
5
The Psychology of Social Engineering Mind Tricks Used
38
Influence and Persuasion
66
Information Gathering
89
Targeting and Recon
115
Elicitation
130
Pretexting
152
Prevention and Mitigation
280
Case Studies of Social Engineering
292
Ask the Experts Part 1
327
Ask the Experts Part 2
369
Ask the Experts Part 3
402
Ask the Experts Part 4
458
Other Books You May Enjoy
526
Index
529

Social Engineering Tools
197

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Over de auteur (2018)

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya is a doctor of IT in cybersecurity and master of information systems security. He holds many industry certifications, such as CEI, MCT, MCSE, E|CEH, E|CISO, CFR, and CISSP. He works for Microsoft as a cybersecurity architect and security advisor, and he is also a part-time lecturer at Charles Sturt University. He has coauthored many cybersecurity books and security certification courseware for different vendors. He speaks at worldwide conferences. He has won many awards in his field, and he works hard to make the cyberworld safe.

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