You'll not only find valuable information on new hacks that attempt to exploit technical flaws, you'll also learn how attackers take advantage of individuals via social networking sites, and abuse vulnerabilities in wireless technologies and cloud infrastructures. Written by seasoned Internet security professionals, this book helps you understand the motives and psychology of hackers behind these attacks, enabling you to better prepare and defend against them.
"The landscape is changing. This book is a MUST read for ALL developers on my Information Security Tools team."
--Mark Curphey, Director, Information Security Tools team, Microsoft
"Be prepared, not scared. This book shows you the threats that you'll be dealing with soon, if you aren't already."
--John Viega, CTO, SaaS Business Unit, McAfee
"The book everyone needs to truly understand the new threat landscape."
--Jeremiah Grossman, Founder & CTO, WhiteHat Security
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Nitesh Dhanjani is a well known security researcher, author, and speaker. Dhanjani has been invited to talk at various information security events such as the Black Hat Briefings, RSA, Hack in the Box, Microsoft Blue Hat, and OSCON.
Brett Hardin is a Security Research Lead with McAfee. At McAfee, Brett bridges security and business perspectives to aid upper management in understanding security issues. Before joining McAfee, Brett was a penetration tester for Ernst and Young's Advanced Security Center assessing web application and intranet security for Fortune 500 companies.
Billy Rios is a security engineer for a well known software company based out of Redmond.
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