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
      Participant

      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
      Keymaster

      “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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