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Mastering Wireshark
Beginning Ethical Hacking with Python
Go in Practice
Get Programming with Go
Go Web Programming


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Free Mastering Wireshark

Mastering Wireshark Free Packt eBook by Charit Mishra (valid through 11/10 at 19:00 EST). This book covers Wireshark.

Publisher’s Description

Analyze data network like a professional by mastering Wireshark - From 0 to 1337

Wireshark is a popular and powerful tool used to analyze the amount of bits and bytes that are flowing through a network. Wireshark deals with the second to seventh layer of network protocols, and the analysis made is presented in a human readable form.

Mastering Wireshark will help you raise your knowledge to an expert level. At the start of the book, you will be taught how to install Wireshark, and will be introduced to its interface so you understand all its functionalities. Moving forward, you will discover different ways to create and use capture and display filters. Halfway through the book, you’ll be mastering the features of Wireshark, analyzing different layers of the network protocol, looking for any anomalies. As you reach to the end of the book, you will be taught how to use Wireshark for network security analysis and configure it for troubleshooting purposes.

What You Will Learn

  • Install Wireshark and understand its GUI and all the functionalities of it
  • Create and use different filters
  • Analyze different layers of network protocols and know the amount of packets that flow through the network
  • Decrypt encrypted wireless traffic
  • Use Wireshark as a diagnostic tool and also for network security analysis to keep track of malware
  • Troubleshoot all the network anomalies with help of Wireshark
  • Resolve latencies and bottleneck issues in the network

About the Author

Charit Mishra works as a consultant and pentester at Protiviti, one of the top global consulting firms. He enjoys his job, which involves helping clients identify security vulnerabilities, more than anything. With real hands-on experience in security, he has obtained leading industry certifications such as OSCP, CEH, CompTIA Security+, and CCNA R&S. He also holds a master’s degree in computer science.

He has delivered professional talks at various institutions and private organizations on information security and penetration testing. You can reach him at LinkedIn and Twitter.

$9.99 Beginning Ethical Hacking with Python

Beginning Ethical Hacking with Python $9.99 Apress eBook by Sanjib Sinha. This book covers Ethical Hacking, Python 3, Dark Web, Tor, Proxy Chains, VPN, MAC Address.

Publisher’s Description

  • A rare combination of ethical hacking and Python 3
  • Covers key concepts of security in Python 3
  • Includes networking concepts and Linux terminologies

Learn the basics of ethical hacking and gain insights into the logic, algorithms, and syntax of Python. This book will set you up with a foundation that will help you understand the advanced concepts of hacking in the future. Learn Ethical Hacking with Python 3 touches the core issues of cyber security: in the modern world of interconnected computers and the Internet, security is increasingly becoming one of the most important features of programming.

Ethical hacking is closely related to Python. For this reason this book is organized in three parts. The first part deals with the basics of ethical hacking; the second part deals with Python 3; and the third part deals with more advanced features of ethical hacking.

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the legal constraints of ethical hacking
  • Work with virtual machines and virtualization
  • Develop skills in Python 3
  • See the importance of networking in ethical hacking
  • Gain knowledge of the dark web, hidden Wikipedia, proxy chains, virtual private networks, MAC addresses, and more

Who This Book Is For

Beginners wanting to learn ethical hacking alongside a modular object oriented programming language.

About the Author

Sanjib Sinha writes stories and codes - not in the same order always. He started with C# and .NET framework and won the Microsoft Community Contributor Award in 2011. Later the Open Source Software movement attracted him and he became Linux, PHP and Python enthusiast, specializing in and working on White Hat Ethical Hacking.As a beginner he had to struggled a lot to find an easier way to learn coding. No one told him that coding is like writing - imagining a concept and making it a reality with the help of words and symbols. All through his books he has tried to help the beginners from their own perspectives.

50% off Go in Practice Includes 70 Techniques

Go in Practice 50% off Manning’s eBook by Matt Butcher, Matt Farina with foreword by Brian Ketelsen. This book covers Go, REST APIs, Microservices.

Publisher’s Description

Go in Practice guides you through 70 real-world techniques in key areas like package management, microservice communication, and more. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies you can use in your day-to-day applications.

About the technology

Go may be the perfect systems language. Built with simplicity, concurrency, and modern applications in mind, Go provides the core tool set for rapidly building web, cloud, and systems applications. If you know a language like Java or C#, it’s easy to get started with Go; the trick is finding the practical dirt-under-the-fingernails techniques that you need to build production-ready code.

About the book

Go in Practice guides you through dozens of real-world techniques in key areas. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies you can use in your day-to-day applications. You’ll learn techniques for building web services, using Go in the cloud, testing and debugging, routing, network applications, and much more. After finishing this book, you will be ready to build sophisticated cloud-native Go applications.

What’s inside

  • Dozens of specific, practical Golang techniques
  • Using Go for devops and cloudops
  • Writing RESTful web services and microservices
  • Practical web dev techniques

About the reader

Written for experienced developers who have already started exploring Go and want to use it effectively in a production setting.

About the authors

Matt Farina is a Principal Engineer in the Advanced Technology Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Matt Butcher is a software architect at Deis. They are both authors, speakers, and regular open source contributors.

50% off Get Programming with Go

Get Programming with Go 50% off Manning’s eBook by Nathan Youngman. This book covers Go.

Publisher’s Description

Get Programming with Go introduces you to the powerful Go language without the confusing jargon or high-level theory. By working through over 25 quick-fire chapters, you’ll quickly pick up the basics of the innovative Go programming language! Most of the examples in this book can be executed in the Go playground, so you don’t need to worry about setting up a practice environment. Chock-full of engaging projects, you’ll crack ancient ciphers, discover the wonders of cellular automatons, plan a vacation on Mars, and direct rovers to gather weather data!

About the technology

Are you unsatisfied by the dichotomy between happiness-optimized scripting languages and high performance workhorse languages? Created at Google, Go is designed by and for working programmers who care about performance, reliability, and the experience of writing software. With its restrained and well considered design, Go is approachable to newcomers and refreshing for seasoned polyglots. With Go, you have the tools you need for rapidly building web, cloud, and systems applications. Best of all, it doesn’t take long to become productive in Go. Are your ready?

What’s inside

  • Broad coverage of Go syntax and features
  • A dip into the expansive standard library
  • Object-oriented design without objects or class
  • The nitty-gritty of memory management

About the reader

This book assumes you are familiar with a high-level scripting language such as JavaScript, Lua, PHP, Perl, Python, or Ruby.

About the author

Nathan Youngman is a contributor to Go’s open source ecosystem and organizer of the Edmonton Go meetup.

50% off Go Web Programming

Go Web Programming 50% off Manning’s eBook by Sau Sheong Chang. This book covers Go.

Publisher’s Description

Go Web Programming teaches you how to build scalable, high-performance web applications in Go using modern design principles.

About the technology

The Go language handles the demands of scalable, high-performance web applications by providing clean and fast compiled code, garbage collection, a simple concurrency model, and a fantastic standard library. It?s perfect for writing microservices or building scalable, maintainable systems.

About the book

Go Web Programming teaches you how to build web applications in Go using modern design principles. You?ll learn how to implement the dependency injection design pattern for writing test doubles, use concurrency in web applications, and create and consume JSON and XML in web services. Along the way, you?ll discover how to minimize your dependence on external frameworks, and you?ll pick up valuable productivity techniques for testing and deploying your applications.

What’s inside

  • Basics
  • Testing and benchmarking
  • Using concurrency
  • Deploying to standalone servers, PaaS, and Docker
  • Dozens of tips, tricks, and techniques

About the reader

This book assumes you?re familiar with Go language basics and the general concepts of web development.

About the author

Sau Sheong Chang is Managing Director of Digital Technology at Singapore Power and an active contributor to the Ruby and Go communities.

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