Hacking For Dummies®

Hacking For Dummies® by Kevin Beaver

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Updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux The best way to stay safe online is to stop hackers before they attack - first, by understanding their thinking and second, by ethically hacking your own site to measure the effectiveness of your security. This practical, top-selling guide will help you do both. Fully updated for Windows 8 and the latest version of Linux, Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition explores the malicious hacker`s mindset and helps you develop an ethical hacking plan (also known as penetration testing) using the newest tools and techniques. More timely than ever, this must-have book covers the very latest threats, including web app hacks, database hacks, VoIP hacks, and hacking of mobile devices. • Guides you through the techniques and tools you need to stop hackers before they hack you • Completely updated to examine the latest hacks to Windows 8 and the newest version of Linux • Explores the malicious hackers`s mindset so that you can counteract or avoid attacks completely • Suggests ways to report vulnerabilities to upper management, manage security changes, and put anti-hacking policies and procedures in place If you`re responsible for security or penetration testing in your organization, or want to beef up your current system through ethical hacking, make sure you get Hacking For Dummies, 4th Edition.

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Kevin Beaver

A book by Kevin Beaver

Kevin Beaver , CISSP is an information security consultant, writer, and professional speaker with Atlanta, GA-based Principle Logic, LLC. With over 30 years in IT and 24 years in security, Kevin specializes in independent security assessments and virtual CISO consulting work to help businesses uncheck the boxes that keep creating a false sense of security. He has written 12 books on security including the best-selling Hacking For Dummies and The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance. Kevin has written over 1,000 articles on security and regularly contributes to TechTarget`s SearchSecurity.com, Ziff Davis` Toolbox.com, and Iron Mountain`s InfoGoTo.com. He has a bachelor`s in Computer Engineering Technology from Southern College of Technology and a master`s in Management of Technology from Georgia Tech. In his free time, Kevin races cars in the SCCA Spec Miata class and also enjoys riding dirt bikes and snow skiing.

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Kevin Beaver , CISSP is an information security consultant, writer, and professional speaker with Atlanta, GA-based Principle Logic, LLC. With over 30 years in IT and 24 years in security, Kevin specializes in independent security assessments and virtual CISO consulting work to help businesses uncheck the boxes that keep creating a false sense of security. He has written 12 books on security including the best-selling Hacking For Dummies and The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance. Kevin has written over 1,000 articles on security and regularly contributes to TechTarget`s SearchSecurity.com, Ziff Davis` Toolbox.com, and Iron Mountain`s InfoGoTo.com. He has a bachelor`s in Computer Engineering Technology from Southern College of Technology and a master`s in Management of Technology from Georgia Tech. In his free time, Kevin races cars in the SCCA Spec Miata class and also enjoys riding dirt bikes and snow skiing.