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The Art of Attack: Attacker Mindset for Security Professionals / Maxie Reynolds

Publication year: 2021

ISBN: 1119805465

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Untangles the threads of a useful, sometimes dangerous, mentality. The book shows ethical hackers, social engineers, and pentesters what an attacker mindset is and how to use it to their advantage. Adopting this mindset will result in the improvement of security, offensively and defensively, by allowing you to see your environment objectively through the eyes of an attacker. Shows you the laws of the mindset and the techniques attackers use, from persistence to “start with the end” strategies and non-linear thinking, that make them so dangerous. You’ll discover: A variety of attacker strategies, including approaches, processes, reconnaissance, privilege escalation, redundant access, and escape techniques The unique tells and signs of an attack and how to avoid becoming a victim of one What the science of psychology tells us about amygdala hijacking and other tendencies that you need to protect against

Subject: Computer Security, Cryptography, Information technology -- Security measures, Information Processing -- Observation, Information Processing -- Thinking Techniques, Computer attack strategy,