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Cybersecurity Blue Team toolkit

Tanner, Nadean H., author.
Cybersecurity Blue Team toolkit / Nadean H. Tanner.
Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, [2019]
xxiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Fundamental Networking and Security Tools
  • Ping
  • IPConfig
  • NSLookup
  • Tracert
  • NetStat
  • PuTTY
  • Chapter 2. Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
  • RELI
  • PSR
  • PathPing
  • MTR
  • Sysinternals
  • The Legendary God Mode
  • Chapter 3. Nmap - The Network Mapper
  • Network Mapping
  • Port Scanning
  • Services Running
  • Operating Systems
  • Zenmap
  • Chapter 4. Vulnerability Management
  • Managing Vulnerabilities
  • OpenVAS
  • Nexpose Community
  • Chapter 5. Monitoring with OSSEC
  • Log-Based Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Agents
  • Adding an Agent
  • Extracting the Key for an Agent
  • Removing an Agent
  • Log Analysis
  • Chapter 6. Protecting Wireless Communication
  • 802.11
  • inSSIDer
  • Wireless Network Watcher
  • Hamachi
  • Tor
  • Chapter 7. Wireshark
  • OSI Model
  • Capture
  • Filters and Colors
  • Inspection
  • Chapter 8. Access Management
  • AAA
  • Least Privilege
  • Single Sign-On
  • JumpCloud
  • Chapter 9. Managing Logs
  • Windows Event Viewer
  • Windows PowerShell
  • BareTail
  • Syslog
  • SolarWinds Kiwi
  • Chapter 10. Metasploit
  • Reconnaissance
  • Installation
  • Gaining Access
  • Metasploitable2
  • Vulnerable Web Services
  • Meterpreter
  • Chapter 11. Web Application Security
  • Web Development
  • Information Gathering
  • DNS
  • Defense in Depth
  • Burp Suite
  • Chapter 12. Patch and Configuration Management
  • Patch Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Clonezilla Live
  • Chapter 13. Securing OSI Layer 8
  • Human Nature
  • Human Attacks
  • Education
  • The Social Engineer Toolkit
  • Chapter 14. Kali Linux
  • Virtualization
  • Optimizing Kali Linux
  • Using Kali Linux Tools
  • Maltego
  • Recon-ng
  • Sparta
  • MacChanger
  • Nikto
  • Kismet
  • WiFite
  • John the Ripper
  • Hashcat
  • Chapter 15. CISv7 Controls and Best Practices
  • CIS Basic Controls-The Top Six
  • Inventory and Control of Hardware Assets
  • Inventory and Control of Software Assets
  • Continuous Vulnerability Management
  • Controlled Use of Administrative Privileges
  • Secure Configuration for Hardware and Software on Mobile Devices, Laptops, Workstations, and Servers
  • Maintenance, Monitoring, and Analysis of Audit Logs
  • In Conclusion
  • Index.
A practical handbook to cybersecurity for both tech and non-tech professionals. As reports of major data breaches fill the headlines, it has become impossible for any business, large or small, to ignore the importance of cybersecurity. Most books on the subject, however, are either too specialized for the non-technical professional or too general for positions in the IT trenches. Thanks to author Nadean Tanner's wide array of experience from teaching at a University to working for the Department of Defense, the Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit strikes the perfect balance of substantive and accessible, making it equally useful to those in IT or management positions across a variety of industries. This handy guide takes a simple and strategic look at best practices and tools available to both cybersecurity management and hands-on professionals, whether they be new to the field or looking to expand their expertise. Tanner gives comprehensive coverage to such crucial topics as security assessment and configuration, strategies for protection and defense, offensive measures, and remediation while aligning the concept with the right tool using the CIS Controls version 7 as a guide. Readers will learn why and how to use fundamental open source and free tools such as Ping, Tracert, PuTTY, PathPing, Sysinternals, NMAP, OpenVAS, Nexpose Community, OSSEC, Hamachi, InSSIDer, Wireshark, Solarwinds Kiwi, Syslog Server, Metasploit, Burp, Clonezilla and many more. Up-to-date and practical cybersecurity instruction, applicable to both management and technical positions - Straightforward explanations of the theory behind cybersecurity best practices - Designed to be an easily navigated tool for daily use - Includes training appendix on Linux, how to build a virtual lab and glossary of key terms. The Cybersecurity Blue Team Toolkit is an excellent resource for anyone working in digital policy as well as IT security professionals, technical analysts, program managers, and Chief Information and Technology Officers. This is one handbook that won't gather dust on the shelf, but remain a valuable reference at any career level, from student to executive.
Subject headings
Computer security.
Internet--Security measures.
Data protection.
9781119552932 (paperback)
1119552931 (paperback)


Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
QA76.9.A25 T36 2019
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