Penetration Testing with Backtrack 5By
- James Broad, (CISSP, C|EH, CPTS, Security+, MBA), President and owner of Cyber-Recon, LLC.
Penetration Testing with BackTrack 5 introduces you the most current distribution of the de facto standard tool for Linux penetration testing. Starting with use of the BackTrack live CD and progressing through installation on hard drives, thumb drives and SD cards, author James Broad walks you through creating a custom version of the BackTrack live distribution. Youll learn how to configure networking components, storage devices and system services such as DHCP and web services.
Once youre familiar with the basic components of the software, youll learn how to use BackTrack 5 through the phases of the penetration testing lifecycle, in which one major tool from each phase is explained. The book culminates with a chapter on reporting that will provide examples of documents used prior to, during and after the penetration test.
- Provides detailed explanations of the complete penetration testing lifecycle
- Complete linkage of the BackTrack information, resources and distribution downloads
- Hands on Exercises reinforce topics
Paperback, 160 Pages
Published: July 2013
Getting and Running BackTrack
Hard Drive InstallationThumb Drive Installation
SD Card InstallationBuilding a Custom Live CD
Updating BackTrack and Installing Additional SoftwareConfiguring Network Devices
Configuring Servers and ServicesConfiguring and Accessing Internal and External Media
Introduction to the Pen Testing Life CycleReconnaissance