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Mastering Defensive Security

By : Cesar Bravo
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Mastering Defensive Security

By: Cesar Bravo

Overview of this book

Every organization has its own data and digital assets that need to be protected against an ever-growing threat landscape that compromises the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of crucial data. Therefore, it is important to train professionals in the latest defensive security skills and tools to secure them. Mastering Defensive Security provides you with in-depth knowledge of the latest cybersecurity threats along with the best tools and techniques needed to keep your infrastructure secure. The book begins by establishing a strong foundation of cybersecurity concepts and advances to explore the latest security technologies such as Wireshark, Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA), Burp Suite, OpenVAS, and Nmap, hardware threats such as a weaponized Raspberry Pi, and hardening techniques for Unix, Windows, web applications, and cloud infrastructures. As you make progress through the chapters, you'll get to grips with several advanced techniques such as malware analysis, security automation, computer forensics, and vulnerability assessment, which will help you to leverage pentesting for security. By the end of this book, you'll have become familiar with creating your own defensive security tools using IoT devices and developed advanced defensive security skills.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Section 1: Mastering Defensive Security Concepts
Section 2: Applying Defensive Security
Section 3: Deep Dive into Defensive Security

Chapter 18: The Master's Compilation of Useful Resources

"At home and on the street, our security relies on ourselves…the same concept applies on the cyberspace."

– Miguel Angel Rodriguez, former President of Costa Rica and former secretary of the OEA

One of the most precious resources that we have is the collection of links (favorites or bookmarks) that we have gathered through the years.

In fact, your favorites are a valuable collection of tools, information, and best practices gathered through years of professional experience.

Therefore, I decided to dedicate this final chapter to sharing with you a collection of links that you can leverage to improve your digital toolbox of web resources for cybersecurity.

These links are divided into three categories:

  • A collection of cybersecurity templates
  • Must-have web resources (vulnerabilities repositories, attack maps, password tools, and more)
  • References to industry-leading best...