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''Ethical hacking'' is the process of entering into a hacker's mindset in order to spot system vulnerabilities by performing typical hacks in a controlled environment. This book helps security professionals understand how malicious users think and work, enabling administrators to defend their systems against attacks and to identify security vulnerabilities. * Shows readers how to approach their system security from the hacker's perspective and perform nondestructive penetration testing * Helps the reader develop an ethical hacking plan, and examines typical attacks and how to counteract them * Guides readers through reporting vulnerabilities to upper management, managing security changes, automating the ethical hacking process, and training end-users to avoid being victimized
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Kevin M. Beaver (born 1977) is an American criminologist and professor at Florida State University's College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, where he is also the director of the Distance Learning Program.
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