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I am really happy to see that my book Learn Social Engineering is recommended as 1 of 2 Social Engineering books by the popular blog / twitter account Auth0 
Did you read Learn Social Engineering yet ?
30 Cybersecurity Books to deepen your knowledge by Auth0
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My new book “Learn hashtag#SocialEngineering” is ready to be shipped into your libraries.

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. Targetting 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 oder the book from Amazon via this link , or any other book retailer of your choice

More  books for you :

Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies – Second Edition:

Counter modern threats and employ state-of-the-art tools and techniques to protect your organization against cybercriminals

Updated and revised edition of the bestselling guide to developing defense strategies against the latest threats to cybersecurity

Key Features

  • Covers the latest security threats and defense strategies for 2020
  • Introduces techniques and skillsets required to conduct threat hunting and deal with a system breach
  • Provides new information on Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft Azure Threat Protection, Zero Trust Network strategies, Nation State attacks, the use of Azure Sentinel as a cloud-based SIEM for logging and investigation, and much more

Book Description

Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies, Second Edition is a completely revised new edition of the bestselling book, covering the very latest security threats and defense mechanisms including a detailed overview of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and an assessment of the current threat landscape, with additional focus on new IoT threats and cryptomining.

Cybersecurity starts with the basics that organizations need to know to maintain a secure posture against outside threat and design a robust cybersecurity program. It takes you into the mindset of a Threat Actor to help you better understand the motivation and the steps of performing an actual attack – the Cybersecurity kill chain. You will gain hands-on experience in implementing cybersecurity using new techniques in reconnaissance and chasing a user’s identity that will enable you to discover how a system is compromised, and identify and then exploit the vulnerabilities in your own system.

This book also focuses on defense strategies to enhance the security of a system. You will also discover in-depth tools, including Azure Sentinel, to ensure there are security controls in each network layer, and how to carry out the recovery process of a compromised system.

What you will learn

  • The importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture
  • Use cyber security kill chain to understand the attack strategy
  • Boost your organization’s cyber resilience by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence
  • Utilize the latest defense tools, including Azure Sentinel and Zero Trust Network strategy
  • Identify different types of cyberattacks, such as SQL injection, malware and social engineering threats such as phishing emails
  • Perform an incident investigation using Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel
  • Get an in-depth understanding of the disaster recovery process
  • Understand how to consistently monitor security and implement a vulnerability management strategy for on-premises and hybrid cloud
  • Learn how to perform log analysis using the cloud to identify suspicious activities, including logs from Amazon Web Services and Azure

Who This Book Is For

For the IT professional venturing into the IT security domain, IT pentesters, security consultants, or those looking to perform ethical hacking. Prior knowledge of penetration testing is beneficial.

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