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TICSA TruSecure™ ICSA Certified Security Associate Exam TU0-001 by Shawn Porter, Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Mike Chapple

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Understanding Hacker Tools and Techniques

Although not stated as a formal objective for the TICSA exam, an understanding of the types of tools and techniques that hackers use to attack systems can be invaluable in providing a proper level of network and system security. Without knowing what tools hackers have at their disposal, how they are likely to be used, and other types of attacks hackers are likely to try, it's much harder to anticipate and test potential vulnerabilities and to simulate intrusion attempts. Because these are important aspects of maintaining a proper security posture, we cover them here in the Fast Facts in their own section.

Dictionary Attack Tools

Dictionary attack tools use lengthy word lists and common knowledge about ...

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