Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testing by Matthew NeelyWireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testing by Matthew Neely

Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testing

byMatthew Neely, Alex Hamerstone, Chris Sanyk

Paperback | October 29, 2012

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In many penetration tests, there is a lot of useful information to be gathered from the radios used by organizations. These radios can include two-way radios used by guards, wireless headsets, cordless phones and wireless cameras.Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration Testingdescribes the many ways that a penetration tester can gather and apply the information available from radio traffic. Stopping attacks means thinking like an attacker, and understanding all the ways that attackers gather information, or in industry terms profile, specific targets. With information from what equipment to use and how to find frequency information, to tips for reducing radio information leakage, to actual case studies describing how this information can be used to attack computer systems, this book is the go-to resource for penetration testing and radio profiling.

  • Author Matthew Neely is a respected and well-known expert and speaker on radio reconnaissance and penetration testing
  • Includes real-world case studies of actual penetration tests using radio profiling
  • Covers data leakage, frequency, attacks, and information gathering
Matthew Neely (CISSP, CTGA, GCIH, GCWN) is the Profiling Team Manager at SecureState, a Cleveland, Ohio-based security consulting company.Alex Hamerstone, CTGA - Security Consultant, Risk Management.Chris Sanyk is a journeyman IT professional with over twelve years of experience with everything from desktop publishing and web design, t...
Title:Wireless Reconnaissance in Penetration TestingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1597497312

ISBN - 13:9781597497312

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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1:Why Radio Profiling? Chapter 2:Basic Radio Theory and Introduction to Radio Systems Chapter 3:Targets (Wireless Headsets, Guard Radios, Wireless Cameras, etc.) Chapter 4:Offsite Profiling Chapter 5:Offsite Profiling Case Study Chapter 6:Onsite Profiling Chapter 7:Onsite Profiling Case Study Chapter 8:How to Use the Information You Gather Chapter 9:Basic Overview of Equipment and How It Works Chapter 10:Case Study to Pull It All Together Chapter 11:New Technology and the Future of Radios in Penetration Testing Glossary

Editorial Reviews

"Despite the increasingly number of wireless devices, these security and information technology professionals contend that physical penetration tests for defending computer systems and companies neglect wireless traffic outside of Bluetooth and 802.11 devices and thus, often miss testing other wireless devices such as guard radios, wireless headsets, and cordless phones."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013