Hacking 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 ISECOM.org, HackerHighschool.org, and OSSTMM.org.

Hacking Essentials

Study Guide & Workbook - Volume 3

Authored by Pete Herzog, Marta Barceló Jordan, Bob Monroe
Cover design or artwork by Marta Barceló Jordan
Edition: 1

Whatever you may have heard about hackers, the truth is they do something really, really well: discover. Hackers are motivated, resourceful, and creative. They get deeply into how things work, to the point that they know how to take control of them and change them into something else. This lets them re-think even big ideas because they can really dig to the bottom of how things function.

Volume 3 of the Security Essentials series includes lessons in Hacking Email, Hacking Websites, and Hacking Passwords. It will teach you how to make yourself much safer online as well as prepare you with the techniques needed for professional penetration testing and hacking.

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 penetration testing you will quickly grasp and use important security concepts. 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. 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:
0978520734 / 9780978520731
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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