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Best Book of All Time award in 2 categories

Best of All TimesI am proud to announce that  my book “Cybersecurity : The Beginners Guide” has been awarded BEST OF ALL Times in two categories by .

  • Best Cybersecurity Books of All time
  • Best Unix Books of all time

They researched and ranked  Cybersecurity and  Unix books in the world, based on recommendations from world experts, sales data, and millions of reader ratings.

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Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

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Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

It’s not a secret that there is a huge talent gap in the cybersecurity industry. Everyone is talking about it including the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Tech Republic, CSO Online, DarkReading, and SC Magazine, among many others. Additionally, Fortune CEO’s like Satya Nadella, McAfee’s CEO Chris Young, Cisco’s CIO Colin Seward along with organizations like ISSA, research firms like Gartner too shine light on it from time to time.

This book put together all the possible information with regards to cybersecurity, why you should choose it, the need for cybersecurity and how can you be part of it and fill the cybersecurity talent gap bit by bit. Starting with the essential understanding of security and its needs, we will move to the security domain changes and how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping to secure systems.

Later, this book will walk you through all the skills and tools that everyone who wants to work as a security personal needs to be aware of. Then, this book will teach readers how to think like an attacker and explore some advanced security methodologies. Lastly, this book will dive deep into how to build practice labs, explore real-world use cases, and get acquainted with various security certifications.

By the end of this book, readers will be well-versed with the security domain and will be capable of making the right choices in the cybersecurity field

Things you will learn

  • Get an overview of what cybersecurity is, learn about the different faces of cybersecurity and identify the domain that suits you best
  • Plan your transition into cybersecurity in an efficient and effective way
  • Learn how to build upon your existing skills and experience in order to prepare for your career in cybersecurity

To order the book :

Amazon: Order here

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Packt Publishing: Order here

  • ISBN : 978 1 78588 533 2
  • ASIN: 1789616190
  • ISBN-13: 978-1789616194

Publisher: Packt Publishing


Date: May 24, 2019

Language: English

Number of Pages: 390

Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide
Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide


To my family, my real friends, my mentors, I cannot thank you enough. Yes, I am a doctor and yes I lead a big team and yes, I have a career; but none of those would be the case without YOU. I would like to thank everyone who gave me feedback for being honest, allowing me to focus on my goals; to ignore people who gave negative vibes; to work hard with a positive attitude and always look forward.

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Expert Contribution’s :

Ann Johnson ( Microsoft) ,Dr Emre Eren KORKMAZ ( University of Oxford) .Robin Wright, ( Microsoft) ,Yuri Diogenes ( Microsoft) ,Judd Wybourn (Microsoft ) Girard Moussa ( SAP ) ,Martin Hale ( Charles Sturt University), Chaim Sanders ( Rochester Institute of Technology), Dr. Michal Jankowski-Lorek (CQURE Inc.Ozan Ucar (Keepnet Labs), Dr. Ivica Simonovski, ,Deepayan Chanda, (Standard Chartered Bank), Kaushal K Chaudhary , Neil Rerup, ,Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud (MVP) ,, Onur Ceran, (Turkish Police Force) ,Gary Duffield @DDLS) and Will K. ( FireEye, Inc.)

Thank you for all your support and feedback …

Learn Social Engineering

The book will give you everything what you need to learn about Social Engineering. Beside my own views , there is also ask the expert section in the book , where you can also learn different aspects of social engineering by wolrd famous IT Security professionals like: Troy HuntJonathan TrullHasain AlshakartiMarcus MurrayMilad AslanerChris JacksonPaula JanuszkiewiczSami LaihoRaymond ComvaliusEmre TINAZTEPESükrü DURMAZKeepnet LabsOguzhan FilizlibayDaniel WeisAryeh GoretskyAndy Malone (MVP)George DobreaLeyla AliyevaMitko Bogdanoski and some surprise experts via Packt publishing I am really excited…

Improve information security by learning Social Engineering.

Key Features

  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Get hands-on experience of using different tools such as Kali Linux, the Social Engineering toolkit and so on
  • Practical approach towards learning social engineering, for IT security

Book Description

This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates.

Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.

By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and

your systems from social engineering threats and attacks.

All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z , along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts.

What you will learn

  • Learn to implement information security using social engineering
  • Learn social engineering for IT security
  • Understand the role of social media in social engineering
  • Get acquainted with Practical Human hacking skills
  • Learn to think like a social engineer
  • Learn to beat a social engineer

Who this book is for

This book targets security professionals, security analysts, penetration testers, or any stakeholder working with information security who wants to learn how to use social engineering techniques. Prior knowledge of Kali Linux is an added advantage

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to social engineering
  2. The psychology of social engineering (mind tricks used)
  3. Fundamentals of influence and persuasion
  4. Information gathering
  5. Targeting and Recon
  6. Elicitation
  7. Pretexting
  8. The tools used in social engineering
  9. Prevention and mitigation
  10. Case studies of social engineering
  11. Ask the Experts- Part 1
  12. Ask the Experts – Part 2
  13. Ask the Experts – Part 3
  14. Ask the Experts- Part 4

You can order the book from Amazon via this link , or any other book retailer of your choice

Amazon :

Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies – Second Edition:

Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies - Second Edition

Best Book of All Time award in 2 categories