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Building a Pentesting Lab for Wireless Networks

By : Andrey Popov, Vyacheslav Fadyushin, Aaron Woody
Book Image

Building a Pentesting Lab for Wireless Networks

By: Andrey Popov, Vyacheslav Fadyushin, Aaron Woody

Overview of this book

Starting with the basics of wireless networking and its associated risks, we will guide you through the stages of creating a penetration testing lab with wireless access and preparing your wireless penetration testing machine. This book will guide you through configuring hardware and virtual network devices, filling the lab network with applications and security solutions, and making it look and work like a real enterprise network. The resulting lab protected with WPA-Enterprise will let you practice most of the attack techniques used in penetration testing projects. Along with a review of penetration testing frameworks, this book is also a detailed manual on preparing a platform for wireless penetration testing. By the end of this book, you will be at the point when you can practice, and research without worrying about your lab environment for every task.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Building a Pentesting Lab for Wireless Networks
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Courses and certificates

Various trainings and courses can help beginners a lot in gaining common penetration testing skills and getting a good organic understanding of a penetration testing workflow. Of course, there are also some specialized advanced courses for experienced professionals who want to go deeper into particular dedicated topics.

Such training programs offer their attendees final exams and certifications, which can prove that they have learned courseware and are able to successfully use their acquired skills.

Moreover, some companies that order penetration tests require a penetration tester to have some proofs of his qualification including related certificates. Taking all that information into consideration, you probably should think about getting appropriate training if you are going to work as an ethical hacker seriously. So, let's provide some options and review several applicable certification programs.

EC-Council security track

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