Companion DVD to "Professional Penetration Testing"

Welcome to the DVD portion of the "Professional Penetration Testing" book, published by Syngress. The material on this disk can be used to create a penetration test lab, as detailed in the printed material.

System Requirements

Video Tutorials

The instructional videos should be used in conjunction with the target servers, and can be used independently, or used to reinforce the material found in the Professional Penetration Testing book. Please note that the videos contained on this disk were designed for an online course that included a certification component. Any references for LiveCDs needed for certification have not been included in this DVD, since certification can only be obtained from enrollment in the online courses. Penetration Testing Courses

Target Servers

The following LiveCDs and virtual machines are discussed an illustrated in the book. Please note that the files cannot be run in a virtual machine directly from the DVD; please copy them to your local hard drive before launching:

Attack System

Two different versions of BackTrack should be considered for use with this DVD - version 2, and the latest version available. The video courses were developed using BackTrack version 2, which is being referenced primarily for historical purposes and to make following along with the video courses easier. Either version of BackTrack can be used, but differences may occur.