Kali Linux 2 Assuring Security by Penetration Testing – Third Edition

Key FeaturesGet a rock-solid insight into penetration testing techniques and test your corporate network against threats like never beforeFormulate your pentesting strategies by relying on the most up-to-date and feature-rich Kali version in town-Kali Linux 2 (aka Sana).Experience this journey with new cutting-edge wireless penetration tools and a variety of new features to make your pentesting experience smootherBook DescriptionKali Linux 2 (aka Sana) is considered as the most significant release of Kali since 2013. You can use it to practice reconnaissance, social engineering, exploitation, and maintain access to your target. You can also document and report verified test results and perform a complete Kali Linux testing methodology.In the third edition of this book, we focus on the use of Kali Linux 2, a free Linux distribution that contains a number of tools related to penetration testing. This book will provide you with the skills needed so you can conduct penetration testing effectively. We'll start by showing you how to install Kali Linux, then walk you through the steps of using Kali Linux to penetration test, and finally guide you through proper reporting.What you will learnFind out to download and install your own copy of Kali LinuxProperly scope and conduct the initial stages of a penetration testConduct reconnaissance and enumeration of target networksExploit and gain a foothold on a target system or networkObtain and crack passwordsUse the Kali Linux NetHunter install to conduct wireless penetration testingCreate proper penetration testing reports

Author: Gerard Johansen

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