A benchmark guide for keeping networks safe with the Certified Ethical Hacker program Seasoned authors Ronald Krutz and Russell Dean Vines continue in the tradition of their CISSP security franchise by bringing you this comprehensive guide to the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program. Serving as a valuable tool for acquiring the necessary knowledge to prepare for and pass the CEH exam, this book offers clear, concise, and easy-to-understand explanations of key ethical hacking topics as well as hundreds of review questions. Krutz and Vines equip you with in-depth coverage of the latest hacking techniques you'll need to know in order to pass the qualifying examinations, and they arm you with both offensive and defensive approaches to help organizations identify vulnerabilities and protect their information systems. In addition to its technical content, The CEH Prep Guide examines the legal and ethical requirements and ramifications that are associated with ethical hacking, the rationale behind it, relevant technologies and terminology, and the increased professional responsibility that accompanies the CEH certification. You'll get essential information on penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, risk mitigation, countermeasures, and upgrading defenses in an effective and cost-efficient manner. Plus, the knowledge gained from this guide is applicable to commercial, industrial, military, and government organizations. Greatly increasing your chances of success when taking the CEH exam, The CEH Prep Guide also covers: Footprinting, scanning, and enumeration Trojans, backdoors, and sniffers Denial of service and social engineering Linux hacking, cryptography, and buffer overflows Honeypots, firewalls, viruses, and worms Web application vulnerabilities and Web-based password cracking techniques The accompanying CD-ROM features hundreds of questions and answers, and also serves as a self-paced examination review and knowledge reinforcement tool.Krutz, Ronald L. is the author of 'The CEH Prep Guide', published 2007 under ISBN 9780470135921 and ISBN 0470135921.