New Release Books by Erdal Ozkaya

Erdal Ozkaya is the author of Incident Response in the Age of Cloud (2021), Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies (2019), Inside the Dark Web (2019), Cybersecurity: The Beginner's Guide (2019) and other 4 books.

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Incident Response in the Age of Cloud

release date: Feb 26, 2021
Incident Response in the Age of Cloud
Learn to identify security incidents and build a series of best practices to stop cyber attacks before they create serious consequences Key FeaturesDiscover Incident Response (IR), from its evolution to implementationUnderstand cybersecurity essentials and IR best practices through real-world phishing incident scenariosExplore the current challenges in IR through the perspectives of leading expertsBook Description Cybercriminals are always in search of new methods to infiltrate systems. Quickly responding to an incident will help organizations minimize losses, decrease vulnerabilities, and rebuild services and processes. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with most organizations gravitating towards remote working and cloud computing, this book uses frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK® and the SANS IR model to assess security risks. The book begins by introducing you to the cybersecurity landscape and explaining why IR matters. You will understand the evolution of IR, current challenges, key metrics, and the composition of an IR team, along with an array of methods and tools used in an effective IR process. You will then learn how to apply these strategies, with discussions on incident alerting, handling, investigation, recovery, and reporting. Further, you will cover governing IR on multiple platforms and sharing cyber threat intelligence and the procedures involved in IR in the cloud. Finally, the book concludes with an “Ask the Experts” chapter wherein industry experts have provided their perspective on diverse topics in the IR sphere. By the end of this book, you should become proficient at building and applying IR strategies pre-emptively and confidently. What you will learnUnderstand IR and its significanceOrganize an IR teamExplore best practices for managing attack situations with your IR teamForm, organize, and operate a product security team to deal with product vulnerabilities and assess their severityOrganize all the entities involved in product security responseRespond to security vulnerabilities using tools developed by Keepnet Labs and BinalyzeAdapt all the above learnings for the cloudWho this book is for This book is aimed at first-time incident responders, cybersecurity enthusiasts who want to get into IR, and anyone who is responsible for maintaining business security. It will also interest CIOs, CISOs, and members of IR, SOC, and CSIRT teams. However, IR is not just about information technology or security teams, and anyone with a legal, HR, media, or other active business role would benefit from this book. The book assumes you have some admin experience. No prior DFIR experience is required. Some infosec knowledge will be a plus but isn’t mandatory.

Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies

release date: Dec 31, 2019
Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies
Updated and revised edition of the bestselling guide to developing defense strategies against the latest threats to cybersecurity Key FeaturesCovers the latest security threats and defense strategies for 2020Introduces techniques and skillsets required to conduct threat hunting and deal with a system breachProvides new information on Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft Azure Threat Protection, Zero Trust Network strategies, Nation State attacks, the use of Azure Sentinel as a cloud-based SIEM for logging and investigation, and much moreBook Description Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies, Second Edition is a completely revised new edition of the bestselling book, covering the very latest security threats and defense mechanisms including a detailed overview of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and an assessment of the current threat landscape, with additional focus on new IoT threats and cryptomining. Cybersecurity starts with the basics that organizations need to know to maintain a secure posture against outside threat and design a robust cybersecurity program. It takes you into the mindset of a Threat Actor to help you better understand the motivation and the steps of performing an actual attack – the Cybersecurity kill chain. You will gain hands-on experience in implementing cybersecurity using new techniques in reconnaissance and chasing a user’s identity that will enable you to discover how a system is compromised, and identify and then exploit the vulnerabilities in your own system. This book also focuses on defense strategies to enhance the security of a system. You will also discover in-depth tools, including Azure Sentinel, to ensure there are security controls in each network layer, and how to carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. What you will learnThe importance of having a solid foundation for your security postureUse cyber security kill chain to understand the attack strategyBoost your organization’s cyber resilience by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligenceUtilize the latest defense tools, including Azure Sentinel and Zero Trust Network strategyIdentify different types of cyberattacks, such as SQL injection, malware and social engineering threats such as phishing emailsPerform an incident investigation using Azure Security Center and Azure SentinelGet an in-depth understanding of the disaster recovery processUnderstand how to consistently monitor security and implement a vulnerability management strategy for on-premises and hybrid cloud Learn how to perform log analysis using the cloud to identify suspicious activities, including logs from Amazon Web Services and AzureWho this book is for For the IT professional venturing into the IT security domain, IT pentesters, security consultants, or those looking to perform ethical hacking. Prior knowledge of penetration testing is beneficial.

Inside the Dark Web

release date: Jul 05, 2019
Inside the Dark Web
Inside the Dark Web provides a broad overview of emerging digital threats and computer crimes, with an emphasis on cyberstalking, hacktivism, fraud and identity theft, and attacks on critical infrastructure. The book also analyzes the online underground economy and digital currencies and cybercrime on the dark web. The book further explores how dark web crimes are conducted on the surface web in new mediums, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and peer-to-peer file sharing systems as well as dark web forensics and mitigating techniques. This book starts with the fundamentals of the dark web along with explaining its threat landscape. The book then introduces the Tor browser, which is used to access the dark web ecosystem. The book continues to take a deep dive into cybersecurity criminal activities in the dark net and analyzes the malpractices used to secure your system. Furthermore, the book digs deeper into the forensics of dark web, web content analysis, threat intelligence, IoT, crypto market, and cryptocurrencies. This book is a comprehensive guide for those who want to understand the dark web quickly. After reading Inside the Dark Web, you’ll understand The core concepts of the dark web. The different theoretical and cross-disciplinary approaches of the dark web and its evolution in the context of emerging crime threats. The forms of cybercriminal activity through the dark web and the technological and "social engineering" methods used to undertake such crimes. The behavior and role of offenders and victims in the dark web and analyze and assess the impact of cybercrime and the effectiveness of their mitigating techniques on the various domains. How to mitigate cyberattacks happening through the dark web. The dark web ecosystem with cutting edge areas like IoT, forensics, and threat intelligence and so on. The dark web-related research and applications and up-to-date on the latest technologies and research findings in this area. For all present and aspiring cybersecurity professionals who want to upgrade their skills by understanding the concepts of the dark web, Inside the Dark Web is their one-stop guide to understanding the dark web and building a cybersecurity plan.

Cybersecurity: The Beginner's Guide

release date: May 27, 2019
Cybersecurity: The Beginner's Guide
Understand the nitty-gritty of Cybersecurity with ease Key FeaturesAlign your security knowledge with industry leading concepts and toolsAcquire required skills and certifications to survive the ever changing market needsLearn from industry experts to analyse, implement, and maintain a robust environmentBook Description It's not a secret that there is a huge talent gap in the cybersecurity industry. Everyone is talking about it including the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Tech Republic, CSO Online, DarkReading, and SC Magazine, among many others. Additionally, Fortune CEO's like Satya Nadella, McAfee's CEO Chris Young, Cisco's CIO Colin Seward along with organizations like ISSA, research firms like Gartner too shine light on it from time to time. This book put together all the possible information with regards to cybersecurity, why you should choose it, the need for cyber security and how can you be part of it and fill the cybersecurity talent gap bit by bit. Starting with the essential understanding of security and its needs, we will move to security domain changes and how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping to secure systems. Later, this book will walk you through all the skills and tools that everyone who wants to work as security personal need to be aware of. Then, this book will teach readers how to think like an attacker and explore some advanced security methodologies. Lastly, this book will deep dive into how to build practice labs, explore real-world use cases and get acquainted with various cybersecurity certifications. By the end of this book, readers will be well-versed with the security domain and will be capable of making the right choices in the cybersecurity field. What you will learnGet an overview of what cybersecurity is and learn about the various faces of cybersecurity as well as identify domain that suits you bestPlan your transition into cybersecurity in an efficient and effective wayLearn how to build upon your existing skills and experience in order to prepare for your career in cybersecurityWho this book is for This book is targeted to any IT professional who is looking to venture in to the world cyber attacks and threats. Anyone with some understanding or IT infrastructure workflow will benefit from this book. Cybersecurity experts interested in enhancing their skill set will also find this book useful.

Hands-On Cybersecurity for Finance

release date: Jan 31, 2019
Hands-On Cybersecurity for Finance
This is a comprehensive guide to help you understand the current threats faced by the financial cyberspace and how to go about it and secure your financial landscape. The book will take you on a journey from identifying the attackers to securing your financial transactions and assets. The book then take you through the updates needed for ...

Learn Social Engineering

release date: Apr 30, 2018
Learn Social Engineering
Improve information security by learning Social Engineering. Key Features Learn to implement information security using social engineering Get hands-on experience of using different tools such as Kali Linux, the Social Engineering toolkit and so on Practical approach towards learning social engineering, for IT security Book Description This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates. Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware. By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and your systems from social engineering threats and attacks. All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z , along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts. What you will learn Learn to implement information security using social engineering Learn social engineering for IT security Understand the role of social media in social engineering Get acquainted with Practical Human hacking skills Learn to think like a social engineer Learn to beat a social engineer Who this book is for This book targets security professionals, security analysts, penetration testers, or any stakeholder working with information security who wants to learn how to use social engineering techniques. Prior knowledge of Kali Linux is an added advantage

Cybersecurity ??? Attack and Defense Strategies

release date: Jan 30, 2018
Cybersecurity ??? Attack and Defense Strategies
Enhance your organization’s secure posture by improving your attack and defense strategies Key Features Gain a clear understanding of the attack methods, and patterns to recognize abnormal behavior within your organization with Blue Team tactics. Learn to unique techniques to gather exploitation intelligence, identify risk and demonstrate impact with Red Team and Blue Team strategies. A practical guide that will give you hands-on experience to mitigate risks and prevent attackers from infiltrating your system. Book Description The book will start talking about the security posture before moving to Red Team tactics, where you will learn the basic syntax for the Windows and Linux tools that are commonly used to perform the necessary operations. You will also gain hands-on experience of using new Red Team techniques with powerful tools such as python and PowerShell, which will enable you to discover vulnerabilities in your system and how to exploit them. Moving on, you will learn how a system is usually compromised by adversaries, and how they hack user's identity, and the various tools used by the Red Team to find vulnerabilities in a system. In the next section, you will learn about the defense strategies followed by the Blue Team to enhance the overall security of a system. You will also learn about an in-depth strategy to ensure that there are security controls in each network layer, and how you can carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. Finally, you will learn how to create a vulnerability management strategy and the different techniques for manual log analysis. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with Red Team and Blue Team techniques and will have learned the techniques used nowadays to attack and defend systems. What you will learn Learn the importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture Understand the attack strategy using cyber security kill chain Learn how to enhance your defense strategy by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence Learn how to perform an incident investigation Get an in-depth understanding of the recovery process Understand continuous security monitoring and how to implement a vulnerability management strategy Learn how to perform log analysis to identify suspicious activities Who this book is for This book aims at IT professional who want to venture the IT security domain. IT pentester, Security consultants, and ethical hackers will also find this course useful. Prior knowledge of penetration testing would be beneficial.

Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies

release date: Dec 31, 2019
Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies
Updated and revised edition of the bestselling guide to developing defense strategies against the latest threats to cybersecurity Key Features Covers the latest security threats and defense strategies for 2020 Introduces techniques and skillsets required to conduct threat hunting and deal with a system breach Provides new information on Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft Azure Threat Protection, Zero Trust Network strategies, Nation State attacks, the use of Azure Sentinel as a cloud-based SIEM for logging and investigation, and much more Book Description Cybersecurity - Attack and Defense Strategies, Second Edition is a completely revised new edition of the bestselling book, covering the very latest security threats and defense mechanisms including a detailed overview of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and an assessment of the current threat landscape, with additional focus on new IoT threats and cryptomining. Cybersecurity starts with the basics that organizations need to know to maintain a secure posture against outside threat and design a robust cybersecurity program. It takes you into the mindset of a Threat Actor to help you better understand the motivation and the steps of performing an actual attack - the Cybersecurity kill chain. You will gain hands-on experience in implementing cybersecurity using new techniques in reconnaissance and chasing a user's identity that will enable you to discover how a system is compromised, and identify and then exploit the vulnerabilities in your own system. This book also focuses on defense strategies to enhance the security of a system. You will also discover in-depth tools, including Azure Sentinel, to ensure there are security controls in each network layer, and how to carry out the recovery process of a compromised system. What you will learn The importance of having a solid foundation for your security posture Use cyber security kill chain to understand the attack strategy Boost your organization's cyber resilience by improving your security policies, hardening your network, implementing active sensors, and leveraging threat intelligence Utilize the latest defense tools, including Azure Sentinel and Zero Trust Network strategy Identify different types of cyberattacks, such as SQL injection, malware and social engineering threats such as phishing emails Perform an incident investigation using Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel Get an in-depth understanding of the disaster recovery process Understand how to consistently monitor security and implement a vulnerability management strategy for on-premises and hybrid cloud Learn how to perform log analysis using the cloud to identify suspicious activities, including logs from Amazon Web Services and Azure Who this book is for For the IT professional venturing into the IT security domain, IT pentesters, security consultants, or those looking to perform ethical hacking. Prior knowledge of penetration testing is beneficial.
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