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Learn Social Engineering By Erdal Ozkaya

Learn Social Engineering by Erdal Ozkaya

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Summary

This book will equip you with a holistic understanding of 'social engineering'. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.

Learn Social Engineering Summary

Learn Social Engineering: Learn the art of human hacking with an internationally renowned expert by Erdal Ozkaya

Improve information security by learning Social Engineering.

Key Features
  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Get hands-on experience of using different tools such as Kali Linux, the Social Engineering toolkit and so on
  • Practical approach towards learning social engineering, for IT security
Book Description

This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates.

Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.

By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and

your systems from social engineering threats and attacks.

All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z , along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts.

What you will learn
  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Learn social engineering for IT security
  • Understand the role of social media in social engineering
  • Get acquainted with Practical Human hacking skills
  • Learn to think like a social engineer
  • Learn to beat a social engineer
Who this book is for

This book targets security professionals, security analysts, penetration testers, or any stakeholder working with information security who wants to learn how to use social engineering techniques. Prior knowledge of Kali Linux is an added advantage

About Erdal Ozkaya

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya is a doctor of IT in cybersecurity and master of information systems security. He holds many industry certifications, such as CEI, MCT, MCSE, E|CEH, E|CISO, CFR, and CISSP. He works for Microsoft as a cybersecurity architect and security advisor, and he is also a part-time lecturer at Charles Sturt University. He has coauthored many cybersecurity books and security certification courseware for different vendors. He speaks at worldwide conferences. He has won many awards in his field, and he works hard to make the cyberworld safe.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to social engineering
  2. The psychology of social engineering (mind tricks used)
  3. Fundamentals of influence and persuasion
  4. Information gathering
  5. Targetting and Recon
  6. Elicitation
  7. Pretexting
  8. The tools used in social engineering
  9. Prevention and mitigation
  10. Case studies of social engineering
  11. Ask the Experts- Part 1
  12. Ask the Experts - Part 2
  13. Ask the Experts - Part 3
  14. Ask the Experts- Part 4

Additional information

NLS9781788837927
9781788837927
1788837924
Learn Social Engineering: Learn the art of human hacking with an internationally renowned expert by Erdal Ozkaya
New
Paperback
Packt Publishing Limited
2018-04-30
566
N/A
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