Practical Network Scanning

Practical Network Scanning
  • eBook:
    Practical Network Scanning: Capture network vulnerabilities using standard tools such as Nmap and Nessus
  • Author:
    Ajay Singh Chauhan
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  • Data:
    May 24, 2018
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  • Pages:
    326 pages
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Book Description
Get more from your network by securing its infrastructure and increasing its effectiveness

Key Features

  • Learn to choose the best network scanning toolset for your system
  • Implement different concepts of network scanning such as port scanning and OS detection
  • Adapt a practical approach to securing your network

Book Description

Network scanning is the process of assessing a network to identify an active host network; same methods can be used by an attacker or network administrator for security assessment. This procedure plays a vital role in risk assessment programs or while preparing a security plan for your organization.
Practical Network Scanning starts with the concept of network scanning and how organizations can benefit from it. Then, going forward, we delve into the different scanning steps, such as service detection, firewall detection, TCP/IP port detection, and OS detection. We also implement these concepts using a few of the most prominent tools on the market, such as Nessus and Nmap. In the concluding chapters, we prepare a complete vulnerability assessment plan for your organization.
By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience in performing network scanning using different tools and in choosing the best tools for your system.

What you will learn

  • Achieve an effective security posture to design security architectures
  • Learn vital security aspects before moving to the Cloud
  • Launch secure applications with Web Application Security and SQL Injection
  • Explore the basics of threat detection/response/ mitigation with important use cases
  • Learn all about integration principles for PKI and tips to secure it
  • Design a WAN infrastructure and ensure security over a public WAN

Who This Book Is For

If you are a security professional who is responsible for securing an organization's infrastructure, then this book is for you.


Chapter 1: Fundamental Security Concepts
Chapter 2: Secure Network Design
Chapter 3: Server-Level Security
Chapter 4: Cloud Security Design
Chapter 5: Application Security Design
Chapter 6: Threat Detection and Response
Chapter 7: Vulnerability Assessment
Chapter 8: Remote OS Detection
Chapter 9: Public Key Infrastructure – SSL
Chapter 10: Firewall Placement and Detection Techniques
Chapter 11: VPN and WAN Encryption
Chapter 12: Summary and Scope of Security Technologies

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