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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


I hope you find those links useful in your journey as a cybersecurity expert. Also, I am sure you also have a pack of useful resources and links, so feel free to share them with me on social media and I will be more than happy to add them to future editions of this book and even feature them during my upcoming conferences.

This chapter also represents the end of this amazing journey aimed to enhance your cybersecurity skills on a plurality of topics, such as server hardening, network security, physical security, cloud security, and even the importance and relevance of cybersecurity policies.

Additionally, you also learned about advanced topics such as forensics, malware analysis, and IoT security.

But in this book, you didn't just learn about the technology; you also learned how to create it, and we did that by leveraging IoT-enabled devices to create your own cybersecurity tools and that is what a master does!

I truly hope that you enjoyed this learning experience...