Quick Start Guide to Penetration Testing: With NMAP, OpenVAS and Metasploit

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2019-01-21
139 pages

Book Description

Get started with NMAP, OpenVAS, and in this short book and understand how NMAP, OpenVAS, and can be integrated with each other for greater flexibility and efficiency. You will begin by working with NMAP and ZENMAP and learning the basic scanning and enumeration process. After getting to know the differences between TCP and UDP scans, you will learn to fine tune your scans and efficiently use NMAP scripts. This will be followed by an introduction to OpenVAS management system. You will then learn to configure OpenVAS and scan for and report vulnerabilities.

The next chapter takes you on a detailed tour of Metasploit and its basic commands and configuration. You will then invoke NMAP and OpenVAS scans from Metasploit. Lastly, you will take a look at scanning services with Metasploit and get to know more about Meterpreter, an advanced, dynamically extensible payload that is extended over the at runtime.

The final part of the book concludes by pentesting a system in a real-world scenario, where you will apply the skills you have learnt.

What You Will Learn

  • Carry out basic scanning with NMAP
  • Invoke NMAP from
  • Use vulnerability scanning and with OpenVAS
  • Master common commands in Metasploit 

Who This Book Is For

Readers new to penetration who would like to get a quick start on it.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to NMAP
Chapter 2: OpenVAS
Chapter 3: Metasploit
Chapter 4: Use Case

Book Details

  • Title: Quick Start Guide to Penetration Testing: With NMAP, OpenVAS and Metasploit
  • Author:
  • Length: 139 pages
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2019-01-21
  • ISBN-10: 1484242696
  • ISBN-13: 9781484242698
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