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Hacking the hacker [electronic resource] : learn from the experts who take down hackers /
Roger A. Grimes.
Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]
xxx, 286 pages ; 23 cm
1119396212, 9781119396215
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Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
What type of hacker are you? -- How hackers hack -- Profile: Bruce Schneier -- Social engineering -- Profile: Kevin Mitnick -- Software vulnerabilities -- Profile: Michael Howard -- Profile: Gary McGraw -- Malware -- Profile: Susan Bradley -- Profile: Mark Russinovich -- Cryptography -- Profile: Martin Hellman -- Intrusion detection/APTs -- Profile: Dr. Dorothy E. Denning -- Profile: Michael Dubinsky -- Firewalls -- Profile: William Cheskwick -- Honeypots -- Profile: Lance Spitzner -- Password hacking -- Profile: Dr. Cormac Herley -- Wireless hacking -- Profile: Thomas d'Otreppe de Bouvette -- Penetration testing -- Profile: Aaron Higbee -- Profile: Benild Joseph -- DDoS attacks -- Profile: Brian Krebs -- Secure OS -- Profile: Joanna Rutkowska -- Profile: Aaron Margosis -- Network attacks -- Profile: Laura Chappell -- IoT hacking -- Profile: Dr. Charlie Miller -- Policy and strategy -- Profile: Jing de Jong-Chen -- Threat modeling -- Profile: Adam Shostack -- Computer security education -- Profile: Stephen Northcutt -- Privacy -- Profile: Eva Galperin -- Patching -- Profile: Window Snyder -- Writing as a career -- Profile: Fahmida Y. Rashid -- Guide for parents with young hackers -- Hacker code of ethics.
general note
"Day after day, whitehats meet blackhats on the field of cyberspace, battling for control of the technology that powers our world. Ethical hackers--whitehats--are among the most brilliant and resourceful of technology experts, constantly developing new ways to stay one step ahead of those who would hijack our data and systems for personal gain. In these pages, you're going to meet some of the unsung heroes who protect us all from the Dark Side. You'll discover why they chose this field, the areas in which they excel, and their most notable accomplishments. You'll also get a brief overview of the many different types of cyberattacks they battle. If the world of ethical hacking intrigues you, here's where to start exploring."--Page [4] of cover.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages [275]-286).

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