Ultimate Pentesting for Web Applications
Dr. Rohit Gautam, Dr. Shifa Cyclewala

SKU: 9788197081873

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ISBN: 9788197081873
eISBN: 9788197081859
Rights: Worldwide
Author Name: Dr. Rohit Gautam, Dr. Shifa Cyclewala
Publishing Date: 09-March-2024
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Binding: Paperback
Page Count: 340

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Learn how real-life hackers and pentesters break into systems.

Key Features
● Dive deep into hands-on methodologies designed to fortify web security and penetration testing.
● Gain invaluable insights from real-world case studies that bridge theory with practice.
● Leverage the latest tools, frameworks, and methodologies to adapt to evolving cybersecurity landscapes and maintain robust web security posture.

Book Description
Discover the essential tools and insights to safeguard your digital assets with the "Ultimate Pentesting for Web Applications". This essential resource comprehensively covers ethical hacking fundamentals to advanced testing methodologies, making it a one-stop resource for web application security knowledge.

Delve into the intricacies of security testing in web applications, exploring powerful tools like Burp Suite, ZAP Proxy, Fiddler, and Charles Proxy. Real-world case studies dissect recent security breaches, offering practical insights into identifying vulnerabilities and fortifying web applications against attacks.

This handbook provides step-by-step tutorials, insightful discussions, and actionable advice, serving as a trusted companion for individuals engaged in web application security. Each chapter covers vital topics, from creating ethical hacking environments to incorporating proxy tools into web browsers. It offers essential knowledge and practical skills to navigate the intricate cybersecurity landscape confidently. By the end of this book, you will gain the expertise to identify, prevent, and address cyber threats, bolstering the resilience of web applications in the modern digital era.

What you will learn
● Learn how to fortify your digital assets by mastering the core principles of web application security and penetration testing.
● Dive into hands-on tutorials using industry-leading tools such as Burp Suite, ZAP Proxy, Fiddler, and Charles Proxy to conduct thorough security tests.
● Analyze real-world case studies of recent security breaches to identify vulnerabilities and apply practical techniques to secure web applications.
● Gain practical skills and knowledge that you can immediately apply to enhance the security posture of your web applications.

Who is this book for?
This book is tailored for cybersecurity enthusiasts, ethical hackers, and web developers seeking to fortify their understanding of web application security. Prior familiarity with basic cybersecurity concepts and programming fundamentals, particularly in Python, is recommended to fully benefit from the content.
1. The Basics of Ethical Hacking
2. Linux Fundamentals
3. Networking Fundamentals
4. Cryptography and Steganography
5. Social Engineering Attacks
6. Reconnaissance and OSINT
7. Security Testing and Proxy Tools
8. Cross-Site Scripting
9. Authentication Bypass Techniques

Dr. Rohit Gautam is currently working as CISO and Director at Hacktify Cyber Security. He holds an honorary Ph.D. in cyber security from German University and has been awarded as Cyber Security Samurai of the year award by Bsides Bangalore 2023. He has found various zero days in modern open source and commercial softwares. He is the member of Board of Education of various Universities and the author of best-selling Bug Bounty Course on e-learning platforms. He has been a trainer and speaker at various international conferences, including Gisec Global, California Tech Summit, OWASP, Bsides Bangalore and many more.

He is an active mentor for armed forces and defence personnels and certified instructor for National Security Database. 

Dr. Shifa Cyclewala is currently working as CEO and Director at Hacktify Cyber Security. She holds an honorary Ph.D. in cyber security from German University. She has been awarded as a Women Influencer of the Year in Cyber Security by

Bsides Bangalore 2023 and Top 20 Women Influencer in Security 2021 by Security Today. She is the member of Board of Education of various Universities and the author of best-selling Bug Bounty Course on various e-learning platforms.

She has been a trainer and speaker at various international conferences, including Gisec Global, California Tech Summit, OWASP, Bsides Bangalore, Wicked6, SIFS and many more. She actively promotes women in cyber security and leads the Mumbai Chapter for World Wide Women in Cyber Security (W3-CS).




Ronit Bhatt, a seasoned cybersecurity professional, brings a wealth of expertise from his distinguished four-year career. His proficiency lies in Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT), complemented by a proven track record in Red Teaming within the realm of network security.

Throughout his career, Ronit has showcased a meticulous approach to identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities. He employs advanced methodologies for conducting comprehensive security assessments and delivers actionable insights to fortify organizational defenses. His experience spans various projects, enabling him to navigate diverse environments and tailor security solutions to specific organizational needs.

Ronit's commitment to staying at the forefront of industry advancements ensures that he is well-versed in the latest offensive security techniques. This expertise allows him to simulate realistic threats and guide organizations toward robust cybersecurity postures.

Divesh Sood brings with him a wealth of experience spanning over 9 years in the realms of information security and cyber security. Holding a comprehensive educational background with an M.Sc in Network Technology and an M.Tech in Information Security, Divesh has traversed through diverse industry domains, from communications to insurance and logistics.

His journey has seen him assume pivotal roles, from spearheading research and development initiatives to providing invaluable technical consultancy and support. Currently, as the Founder of The Next Consultants, Divesh is dedicated to empowering national and international clients in fortifying their information security posture. His expertise extends to areas such as Risk Management, Third Party Management, and ensuring compliance with stringent information security and quality standards.

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