Kali Linux Penetration Testing Bible

  • 5h 49m
  • Gus Khawaja
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2021

Your ultimate guide to pentesting with Kali Linux

Kali is a popular and powerful Linux distribution used by cybersecurity professionals around the world. Penetration testers must master Kali’s varied library of tools to be effective at their work. The Kali Linux Penetration Testing Bible is the hands-on and methodology guide for pentesting with Kali.

You’ll discover everything you need to know about the tools and techniques hackers use to gain access to systems like yours so you can erect reliable defenses for your virtual assets. Whether you’re new to the field or an established pentester, you’ll find what you need in this comprehensive guide.

  • Build a modern dockerized environment
  • Discover the fundamentals of the bash language in Linux
  • Use a variety of effective techniques to find vulnerabilities (OSINT, Network Scan, and more)
  • Analyze your findings and identify false positives and uncover advanced subjects, like buffer overflow, lateral movement, and privilege escalation
  • Apply practical and efficient pentesting workflows
  • Learn about Modern Web Application Security Secure SDLC
  • Automate your penetration testing with Python

In this Book

  • Mastering the Terminal Window
  • Bash Scripting
  • Network Hosts Scanning
  • Internet Information Gathering
  • Social Engineering Attacks
  • Advanced Enumeration Phase
  • Exploitation Phase
  • Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Web Penetration Testing and Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Linux Privilege Escalation
  • Windows Privilege Escalation
  • Pivoting and Lateral Movement
  • Cryptography and Hash Cracking
  • Reporting
  • Assembly Language and Reverse Engineering
  • Buffer/Stack Overflow
  • Programming with Python
  • Pentest Automation with Python