Mastering Kali Linux Network Scanning

Key FeaturesMake the most of Kali Linux 2017.1 to gain complete control of your network environmentLeverage OpenVAS 9 for full-fledged vulnerability scanning along with completes network traffic capture and analysisA practical guide that will increase your ability of vulnerability scanning and covering loop holes with Kali Linux 2017.2Book DescriptionWith the ever-increasing amount of data flowing in today's world, information security has become vital to any application. This is where Kali Linux comes in. Kali Linux focuses mainly on security auditing and penetration testing.This book will give you hands-on knowledge with performing basic to advanced Network Scanning tasks. You will first walk through the fundamentals of utilizing Kali Linux to get control over your network Environment. You will then get into the core network scanning tasks like discovery scanning, port scanning, service enumeration, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validation of identified findings. You will also learn about network traffic capture and analysis along with leveraging OpenVAS 9 for vulnerability scanning. Finally, you will be creating your own packages and host your own custom repositories along with securing and monitoring Kali Linux at Network and filesystem level.By the end of this book you will gain immense knowledge of finding loop holes and conquering your network environment.What you will learnLearn the fastest ways to identify and enumerate targets running various operating systems and services.Find hidden services and automated detection of administrative interfacesPerform advanced vulnerability scanning with OpenVAS and other toolsMake bulletproof installations of Kali Linux inside our network for continuous assessmentsExploit security flaws to maintain access and perform lateral movementsAccess targets in multihome networks and trick firewalls while transferring traffic outside the perimeter

Author: Anton Belik

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