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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Foundation Guide


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sagar Ajay Rahalkar
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  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 183-198

About this book


Prepare for the CEH training course and exam by gaining a solid foundation of knowledge of key fundamentals such as operating systems, databases, networking, programming, cloud, and virtualization. Based on this foundation, the book moves ahead with simple concepts from the hacking world. The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Foundation Guide also takes you through various career paths available upon completion of the CEH course and also prepares you to face job interviews when applying as an ethical hacker.

The book explains the concepts with the help of practical real-world scenarios and examples. You'll also work with hands-on exercises at the end of each chapter to get a feel of the subject. Thus this book would be a valuable resource to any individual planning to prepare for the CEH certification course.

In this book you will:

  • Gain the basics of hacking (apps, wireless devices, and mobile platforms)
  • Discover useful aspects of databases and operating systems from a hacking perspective
  • Develop sharper programming and networking skills for the exam
  • Explore the penetration testing life cycle
  • Bypass security appliances like IDS, IPS, and honeypots
  • Grasp the key concepts of cryptography
  • Discover the career paths available after certification
  • Revise key interview questions for a certified ethical hacker


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.PuneIndia

About the authors

Sagar Rahalkar, is a seasoned information security professional having more than 9 years of comprehensive experience in various verticals of Information Security. His domain expertise is mainly into Cyber Crime Investigations, Digital Forensics, Application Security, Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing, Compliance for Mandates & Regulations, IT GRC etc. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and several Industry recognized certifications like Certified Cyber Crime Investigator, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Security Analyst, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, IBM certified Specialist- Rational AppScan, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), PRINCE2 to name a few. He has been closely associated with Indian Law Enforcement agencies for over 4 years, dealing with digital crime investigations and related trainings for officers and received several awards and appreciations from senior officials from Police and Defense Organizations in India. He possesses the right "security aptitude" to face challenges of upcoming technologies and address risks in the dynamic threat landscape.

Sagar has also been one of the reviewers for multiple books like “Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook, Second Edition”, "Mastering Metasploit" by Packt Publishing. Apart from this, he is also associated with several other online Information Security publications, both as an author as well as a reviewer.

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