Over 60 powerful recipes to scan, exploit, and crack wireless networks for ethical purposes
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
If you are a security professional, administrator, and a network professional who wants to enhance their wireless penetration testing skills and knowledge then this book is for you. Some prior experience with networking security and concepts is expected.
What You Will Learn
More and more organizations are moving towards wireless networks, and Wi-Fi is a popular choice. The security of wireless networks is more important than ever before due to the widespread usage of Wi-Fi networks. This book contains recipes that will enable you to maximize the success of your wireless network testing using the advanced ethical hacking features of Kali Linux.
This book will go through techniques associated with a wide range of wireless penetration tasks, including WLAN discovery scanning, WEP cracking, WPA/WPA2 cracking, attacking access point systems, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validation of results. You will learn how to utilize the arsenal of tools available in Kali Linux to penetrate any wireless networking environment. You will also be shown how to identify remote services, how to assess security risks, and how various attacks are performed.
By finishing the recipes, you will feel confident conducting wireless penetration tests and will be able to protect yourself or your organization from wireless security threats.
Style and approach
The book will provide the foundation principles, techniques, and in-depth analysis to effectively master wireless penetration testing. It will aid you in understanding and mastering many of the most powerful and useful wireless testing techniques in the industry.
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