Live Hacking: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Techniques & Countermeasures for Ethical Hackers & IT Security Experts
Dr. Ali Jahangiri, a world-renowned information technology (IT) expert, brings us the next must-have in IT training: Live Hacking, the definitive and comprehensive guide to computer hacking. Groundbreaking, insightful, and practical, this guide serves to inform IT professionals about and challenge existing conceptions of hacking, its victims, and its consequences, but with an eye to empowering prospective victims with the knowledge they need to thwart the criminal elements in cyberspace. Whether you work in a Fortune 500 company or if you're just looking to protect your home office from hackers, this book will provide you with all the information you need to protect your valuable information. Live Hacking is straightforward, easy to read, and a reference that you'll use again and again. It's the kind of book you'll want to keep in your back pocket! With a user-friendly writing style and easy-to-follow diagrams and computer screenshots.
By MGMcd - December 9, 2009
It is clear that English is not the first language of the author, so some of the writing is in the idiom and grammar of his first language. It could have profited from an English editor, but the level of writing does not take any of the value from the book. I think we are all used to working with talented people who express themselves more fluently in another language, but that doesn't prevent us from appreciating the value of their work.
Here the work is an excellent and perspicacious primer at the script kiddie level for those new to hacking, but with a solid background in application and system architecture. It is an eye opener for those not otherwise engaged in security, and an entree to those interested in moving into penetration and security testing.
There are a good deal of references to outside utilities to start to build one's toolkit for all sorts of nefarious activities. There is little if any tutorial on how to use any of the tools, or how to glean... read more
By Juan Esteban Garcia Estrada - April 6, 2010
The book contains useful information, specially for people like me, beginning in this area. Recommended.
The title speaks by itself
By Evelio Tarazona "eveliotc" - March 31, 2010
There are a handful of books that should be "must-reads" for anyone responsible for computer or network security and this is one of them. Learning the information in this book will help you learn current attacks and hacking techniques and develop effective countermeasures to protect your network. Hands down, Live Hacking should be on every network or security administrator's desk for quick reference.
When I first heard about Dr. Ali Jahangiri's book, the title immediately caught my attention. Things change quickly in the security world and the author of the book, have done a tremendous job at making a great thing by taking the new attacks techniques and countermeasures.
Even if you already have experience in the security field, the new and updated information in this book are worth the investment.
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