From the Back Cover
Seasoned authors Ronald Krutz and Russell Dean Vines continue in the tradition of their CISSP security franchise by bringing you this comprehensive guide to the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program. Serving as a valuable tool for acquiring the necessary knowledge to prepare for and pass the CEH exam, this book offers clear, concise, and easy-to-understand explanations of key ethical hacking topics as well as hundreds of review questions. Krutz and Vines equip you with in-depth coverage of the latest hacking techniques you'll need to know in order to pass the qualifying examinations, and they arm you with both offensive and defensive approaches to help organizations identify vulnerabilities and protect their information systems.
In addition to its technical content, "The CEH Prep Guide" examines the legal and ethical requirements and ramifications that are associated with ethical hacking, the rationale behind it, relevant technologies and terminology, and the increased professional responsibility that accompanies the CEH certification. You'll get essential information on penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, risk mitigation, countermeasures, and upgrading defenses in an effective and cost-efficient manner. Plus, the knowledge gained from this guide is applicable to commercial, industrial, military, and government organizations. Greatly increasing your chances of success when taking the CEH exam, "The CEH Prep Guide" also covers: Footprinting, scanning, and enumeration
Trojans, backdoors, and sniffers
Denial of service and social engineering
Linux hacking, cryptography, and buffer overflows
Honeypots, firewalls, viruses, and worms
Web application vulnerabilities and Web-based password cracking techniques
The accompanying CD-ROM features hundreds of questions and answers, and also serves as a self-paced examination review and knowledge reinforcement tool.
About the Author
RUSSELL DEAN VINES, CISSP, CISM, Security +, CCNA, MCSE, MCNE, is Chief Security Advisor for Gotham Technology Group, LLC. He is the author or coauthor of numerous bestselling information system security publications, and is a consulting editor for John Wiley and Sons for its information security book series.