9780789751270

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Cert Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789751270

  • ISBN10:

    0789751275

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/15/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
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Summary

Learn, prepare, and practice for CEH v8 exam success with Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification.

 

  • Master CEH exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD

 

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Leading security consultant and certification expert Michael Gregg shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

 

You'll get a complete test preparation routine organized around proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

 

The companion CD contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most, so you can succeed on the exam the first time.

 

This study guide helps you master all the topics on the CEH v8 (312-50) exam, including

 

  • Ethical hacking basics
  • Technical foundations of hacking
  • Footprinting and scanning
  • Enumeration and system hacking
  • Linux distros and automated assessment tools
  • Trojans and backdoors
  • Sniffers, session hijacking, and denial of service
  • Web server hacking, web applications, and database attacks
  • Wireless technologies, mobile security, and mobile attacks
  • IDS, firewalls, and honeypots
  • Buffer overflows, viruses, and worms
  • Cryptographic attacks and defenses
  • Physical security and social engineering

 

Companion CD

The CD contains two free, complete practice exams, plus memory tables and answers to help you study more efficiently and effectively.

 

Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512MB RAM; 650MB disc space plus 50MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

 

Author Biography

Michael Gregg (CISSP, SSCP, CISA, MCSE, MCT, CTT+, A+, N+, Security+, CCNA, CASP, CISA, CISM, CEH, CHFI, and GSEC) is the founder and president of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston, Texas-based IT security consulting firm. Superior Solutions performs security assessments and penetration testing for Fortune 1000 firms. The company has performed security assessments for private, public, and governmental agencies. Its Houston-based team travels the country to assess, audit, and provide training services.

 

Michael is responsible for working with organizations to develop cost-effective and innovative technology solutions to security issues and for evaluating emerging technologies. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT field and holds two associate’s degrees, a bachelor’s degree, and a master’s degree. In addition to coauthoring the first, second, and third editions of Security Administrator Street Smarts, Michael has written or co-authored 14 other books, including Build Your Own Security Lab: A Field Guide for Network Testing (Wiley, 2008); Hack the Stack: Using Snort and Ethereal to Master the 8 Layers of an Insecure Network (Syngress, 2006); Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep 2 (Que, 2006); and Inside Network Security Assessment: Guarding Your IT Infrastructure (Sams, 2005).

 

Michael has been quoted in newspapers such as the New York Times and featured on various television and radio shows, including NPR, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and others, discussing cyber security and ethical hacking. He has created more than a dozen IT security training security classes. He has created and performed video instruction on many security topics, such as cyber security, CISSP, CISA, Security+, and others.

 

When not consulting, teaching, or writing, Michael enjoys 1960s muscle cars and has a slot in his garage for a new project car.

 

You can reach Michael by email at MikeG@thesolutionfirm.com.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview to Ethical Hacking
2. Footprinting and Reconnaissance
3. Scanning Networks and Enumeration
4. System Hacking and Social Engineering
5. Trojans, Backdoors, Viruses and Worms
6. Sniffers and Session Hijacking
7. Buffer Overflow and Denial of Service
8. Hacking Web servers, Web Applications, and SQL Injection
9. Hacking Wireless Networks
10. Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
11. Cryptography

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