Publisher Spotlight: Elsevier

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One of our favorite features of Safari is the quality and variety of publishing partners who provide valuable content to our library. A partner that exemplifies this breadth and depth is Elsevier, an international multimedia publishing company that provides content across an incredible range of topics.  As part of a continuing feature here at the Safari… Read more »

Penetration Testing:Tools, Exploits and Learning Resources

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Penetration testing is the methodology of assessing real-world security of a network environment through discovering vulnerabilities and, eventually, exploiting them to confirm a potential security threat. The motivation and intent of penetration testing is to simulate a realistic security attack, putting in-place defense mechanism through its paces, to help improve an organizations’ security structure through… Read more »

Book Review: Jay Beale’s Open Source Security Series: Wireshark & Ethereal Network Protocol Analyzer Toolkit

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We recently launched a challenge that invites Safari Books Online subscribers to write a book or video review and in exchange for their review, we’ll enter their name into a drawing to win an eReader of their choice. We also invited non-subscribers to sign up for a free trial of Safari Books Online so they… Read more »

Book Review: Jay Beale’s Open Source Security Series: Wireshark & Ethereal Network Protocol Analyzer Toolkit

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We recently launched a challenge that invites Safari Books Online subscribers to write a book or video review and in exchange for their review, we’ll enter their name into a drawing to win an eReader of their choice. We also invited non-subscribers to sign up for a free trial of Safari Books Online so they… Read more »