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Security with Go

By : John Daniel Leon
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Security with Go

By: John Daniel Leon

Overview of this book

Go is becoming more and more popular as a language for security experts. Its wide use in server and cloud environments, its speed and ease of use, and its evident capabilities for data analysis, have made it a prime choice for developers who need to think about security. Security with Go is the first Golang security book, and it is useful for both blue team and red team applications. With this book, you will learn how to write secure software, monitor your systems, secure your data, attack systems, and extract information. Defensive topics include cryptography, forensics, packet capturing, and building secure web applications. Offensive topics include brute force, port scanning, packet injection, web scraping, social engineering, and post exploitation techniques.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Recapping the topics you have learned

So far in this book, we covered many topics about Go and information security. The topics covered are useful for a variety of people, including developers, penetration testers, SOC analysts, computer forensic analysts, network and security engineers, and DevOps engineers. Here is a high-level recap of the topics covered:

  • The Go programming language
  • Working with files
  • Forensics
  • Packet capture and injection
  • Cryptography
  • Secure shell (SSH)
  • Brute force
  • Web applications
  • Web scraping
  • Host discovery and enumeration
  • Social engineering and honeypots
  • Post exploitation