Network Security Essentials

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About the author:
Pete Herzog is a hacker, writer, researcher, and co-founder of the non-profit, security research Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM).

He created many projects such as the international standard for security testing (OSSTMM), the Open Source Cybersecurity Playbook, and Hacker Highschool all as free projects to promote security around the world. You can find them at,, and

Network Security Essentials

Study Guide & Workbook - Volume 1 - Second Edition

Authored by Pete Herzog, Marta Barceló Jordan, Bob Monroe
Cover design or artwork by Marta Barceló Jordan
Edition: 2

Young people today are expected to use technology safely but don't have the knowledge or skills to really do that. This compact guide is the first step to giving them the cybersecurity awareness and know-how they really need.

Learn and reinforce essential security skills quickly with this straight-forward guide designed to speed learning and information retention. With clear explanations, stories, and interesting exercises from hacking to security analysis you will quickly grasp and use important security techniques.

As a textbook, workbook, and study guide for both directed and self-learning, this is the ultimate textbook for cybersecurity awareness and skill-building designed for all high school and college students. More than just cybersecurity, each chapter contains lessons to strengthen resourcefulness, creativity, and empathy in the student. Ideal for any classroom or home-schooling.

It is based on the open source Hacker Highschool project and expanded to provide for a wide range of technology skill levels. The guide uses research from the Open Source Security Testing Methodology (OSSTMM) to assure this is the newest security research and concepts.

Publication Date:
0978520718 / 9780978520717
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White with Bleed
Related Categories:
Education / Computers & Technology

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