Recommendation on Ethical Hacking book

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  • #172449
     austin-clap 
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    Hi there! I want to start learning ethical hacking. I am looking for a book on Ethical Hacking. Any recommendations? Thanks in advance

  • #172452
     john_gilly 
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    As a beginner, you can go for The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing book by Patrick Engebretson. It serves as an introduction to the steps required to complete a penetration test or perform an ethical hacking from beginning to ending.

  • #172453
     Don Donzal 
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    “Hacking for Dummies” by Kevin Beaver
    “The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy 2nd Edition”
    by Patrick Engebretson
    “Penetration Testing – A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking” by Georgia Weidman
    PTSv4 Barebones Edition by eLearnSecurity that you have free access to by becoming a member here.
    “The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws” by Dafydd Stuttard & Marcus Pinto
    “Kali Linux Revealed – Mastering the Penetration Testing Distribution” by Raphaël Hertzog, Jim O’Gorman and Mati Aharoni
    Not a book but this may help – http://www.pentest-standard.org/index.php/Main_Page

    If you look up these titles in Amazon, there are plenty of other titles recommended. Start looking through them to get a feel for what else might be good for you or where you want your career to go.

    Hope this helps,
    Don

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