Low Tech Hacking: Street Smarts for Security Professionals by Jack WilesLow Tech Hacking: Street Smarts for Security Professionals by Jack Wiles

Low Tech Hacking: Street Smarts for Security Professionals

byJack Wiles, Jack Wiles, Terry Gudaitis...

Other | December 13, 2011

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Criminals using hacking techniques can cost corporations, governments, and individuals millions of dollars each year. While the media focuses on the grand-scale attacks that have been planned for months and executed by teams and countries, there are thousands more that aren't broadcast. Low Tech Hacking focuses on the everyday hacks that, while simple in nature, actually add up to the most significant losses. Attackers are using common techniques like social engineering, wireless hacking, and targeting and surveillance to gain access to valuable data. This book contains detailed descriptions of potential threats and vulnerabilities, many of which the majority of the information systems world may be unaware. Author Jack Wiles spent many years as an inside penetration testing team leader, proving these threats and vulnerabilities exist and their countermeasures work. His contributing authors are among the best in the world in their respective areas of expertise.

  • Contains insider knowledge of what could be your most likely Low Tech threat
  • Includes timely advice from some of the top security minds in the world
  • Covers many detailed countermeasures that you can employ to improve your security posture
Sean Lowther is the President and Founder of Stealth Awareness, Inc. (www.stealthawareness.com). Sean is an independent consultant who brings years of experience designing and implementing information security awareness programs at the highest level. He founded Stealth Awareness, Inc. in 2007. Sean worked at Bank of America for over se...
Title:Low Tech Hacking: Street Smarts for Security ProfessionalsFormat:OtherDimensions:264 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1597496669

ISBN - 13:9781597496667


Table of Contents

Foreword by Paul A. Henry Introduction Chapter 1. Social Engineering-The Ultimate Low Tech Hacking Threat Chapter 2. Low Tech Vulerabilities-Physical Security Chapter 3. More About Locks and Ways to Low Tech Hack Them Chapter 4. Low Tech Wireless Hacking Chapter 5. Low Tech Targeting and Surveillance-How Much Could They Find Out About You? Chapter 6. Low Tech Hacking for the Penetration Tester Chapter 7. Low Tech Hacking and the Law-Where Can You Go For Help? Chapter 8. Information Security Awareness Training: Your Most Valuable Countermeasure to Employee Risk