Books to help you break into Information Security Public

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Are you looking for an introduction to the world of cybersecurity? With so much technology and data flying around, it’s important to understand the basics of staying secure. Fortunately, there are numerous books available to help you get started on your journey. Here is a rundown of the top books out there that will provide the necessary insight and guidance needed to learn cybersecurity.

From the fundamentals of understanding networks and risk management to diving deeper into data security and cryptography, these books cover everything you need to know to stay safe and secure. So, if you’re looking to start your cybersecurity career or just want to brush up on your knowledge, this list of books is sure to help.

  1. Cybersecurity Career Guide by 

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    Kickstart a career in cybersecurity by adapting your existing technical and non-technical skills. Author Alyssa Miller has spent fifteen years …

  2. Cybersecurity Career Master Plan by , , , and 1 other

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    Start your Cybersecurity career with expert advice on how to get certified, find your first job, and progress

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  3. How Cybersecurity Really Works by 

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    How Cybersecurity Really Works is an engaging introduction to the field of cybersecurity. You'll learn how attackers operate, as well …

  4. Hacking by 

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    This book will teach you everything you need to know about hacking, the history of hacking, the types of hacking …

  5. Hacking by 

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    Hacking is the art of creative problem solving, whether that means finding an unconventional solution to a difficult problem or …

  6. Penetration Testing by 

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    Penetration testers simulate cyber attacks to find security weaknesses in networks, operating systems, and applications. Information security experts worldwide use …

  7. Metasploit by 

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    The Metasploit Framework makes discovering, exploiting, and sharing systemic vulnerabilities quick and painless. But this popular pentesting tool can be …

  8. Social engineering by 

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    Examines what social engineering is, the methods used by hackers to gather information, and ways to prevent social engineering threats.

  9. Black Hat Python, 2nd Edition by ,

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    Fully-updated for Python 3, the second edition of this worldwide bestseller (over 100,000 copies sold) explores the stealthier side of …

  10. Practical Cryptography by ,

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    Security is the number one concern for businesses worldwide. The gold standard for attaining security is cryptography because it provides …

  11. Practical Packet Analysis by 

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    It’s easy to capture packets with Wireshark, the world’s most popular network sniffer, whether off the wire or from the …

  12. Practical Vulnerability Management by 

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    Practical Vulnerability Management shows you how to weed out system security weaknesses and squash cyber threats in their tracks.

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