10 Books on Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity that every Hacker should read.

Here is a List of Top 10 Best Books on Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security.

1.Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Guide

A wide range of tools are covered by Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Guide such as Hacker Defender Rootkit, Netcat, Fast Track Autopwn, Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, Google Reconnaissance and Backtrack Linux. The explanations given in this book are simple and easy to understand. Readers will come across a four – step methodology of offensive security.

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2.Understanding Network Hacks: Attack and Defense with Python

This book explains how to see one’s own network through the eyes of an attacker, to understand their techniques and effectively protect against them. Through Python code samples the reader learns to code tools on subjects such as password sniffing, ARP poisoning, DNS spoofing, SQL injection, Google harvesting and Wifi hacking

3.Disclosure of Security Vulnerabilities: Legal and Ethical Issues

just as we’ve moved into an era with more responsible disclosure, it would seem that a market has emerged for security vulnerabilities and zero day exploits. Disclosure of Security Vulnerabilities: Legal and Ethical Issues considers both the ethical and legal issues involved with the disclosure of vulnerabilities and explores the ways in which law might respond to these challenges.

4.Fighting Terror Online: The Convergence of Security, Technology, and the Law

This book presents the position that the online environment is a significant and relevant theater of activity in the fight against terror. It identifies the threats, the security needs, and the issues unique to this environment. The book examines whether the characteristics of this environment require new legal solutions, or whether existing solutions are sufficient. Three areas of online activity are identified that require reexamination: security, monitoring, and propaganda.

5.Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

The EC-Council-Press Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures series is comprised of four books covering a broad base of topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, and network defense and countermeasures.

6.Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations

GUIDE TO COMPUTER FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS, Fifth Edition combines all-encompassing topic coverage, authoritative information from seasoned experts, and real-world applications to deliver the most comprehensive forensics resource available. This proven author team’s wide ranging areas of expertise mirror the breadth of coverage provided in the book, which focuses on techniques and practices for gathering and analyzing evidence used to solve crimes involving computers. While other books offer more of an overview of the field, this hands-on learning text provides clear instruction on the tools and techniques of the trade, introducing readers to every step of the computer forensics investigation-from lab set-up to testifying in court. It also details step-by-step guidance on how to use current forensics software and provides free demo downloads.

7.The Unrevealed Secrets of Hacking and Cracking – Hack Before You Get Cracked

This book serves as a complete reference for information security including IT security, data security, network security, internet security, penetration testing, cryptography and laws governing the industry.

8.Windows Hacking 2.0

Windows Hacking 2.0: Revised Edition is a guidebook designed to help Microsoft Windows users make the most of their operating system. Readers will learn how to customize the OS as per their requirement

9.Stretch Your Technology Protect

The aptly titled Stretch Your Technology book series is a must have for anybody who wants to unleash the full potential of their smart phones.

10.Software Hacking

Software Hacking, authored by two computer security experts, is the answer to the ongoing war against piracy that threatens individual users, corporates and government organizations. Protection of intellectual property rights is a key issue in today’s technology-oriented world

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