Penetration Testing for Jobseekers

Debasish Mandal

SKU: 9789355511973


ISBN: 9789355511973
eISBN: 9789355511980
Authors: Debasish Mandal
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: April 2022
Pages: 340
Dimension: 7.5* 9.25 inches
Book Type: Paperback

Understand and Conduct Ethical Hacking and Security Assessments


  • Practical guidance on discovering, assessing, and mitigating web, network, mobile, and wireless vulnerabilities.
  • Experimentation with Kali Linux, Burp Suite, MobSF, Metasploit and Aircrack-suite.
  • In-depth explanation of topics focusing on how to crack ethical hacking interviews.


Penetration Testing for Job Seekers is an attempt to discover the way to a spectacular career in cyber security, specifically penetration testing. This book offers a practical approach by discussing several computer and network fundamentals before delving into various penetration testing approaches, tools, and techniques. 

Written by a veteran security professional, this book provides a detailed look at the dynamics that form a person's career as a penetration tester. This book is divided into ten chapters and covers numerous facets of penetration testing, including web application, network, Android application, wireless penetration testing, and creating excellent penetration test reports. This book also shows how to set up an in-house hacking lab from scratch to improve your skills. A penetration tester's professional path, possibilities, average day, and day-to-day obstacles are all outlined to help readers better grasp what they may anticipate from a cybersecurity career.

Using this book, readers will be able to boost their employability and job market relevance, allowing them to sprint towards a lucrative career as a penetration tester.


  • Perform penetration testing on web apps, networks, android apps, and wireless networks.
  • Access to the most widely used penetration testing methodologies and standards in the industry.
  • Use an artistic approach to find security holes in source code.
  • Learn how to put together a high-quality penetration test report.
  • Popular technical interview questions on ethical hacker and pen tester job roles.
  • Exploration of different career options, paths, and possibilities in cyber security.


This book is for aspiring security analysts, pen testers, ethical hackers, anyone who wants to learn how to become a successful pen tester. A fundamental understanding of network principles and workings is helpful but not required.

  1. Cybersecurity, Career Path, and Prospects
  2. Introduction to Penetration Testing
  3. Setting Up Your Lab for Penetration Testing
  4. Web Application and API Penetration Testing
  5. The Art of Secure Source Code Review
  6. Penetration Testing Android Mobile Applications
  7. Network Penetration Testing
  8. Wireless Penetration Testing
  9. Report Preparation and Documentation
  10. A Day in the Life of a Pen Tester

Debasish Mandal is an Information Security professional working in the domain of Pentesting, Red-Teaming and vulnerability research. He has 10 years of experience in the domain of cyber security. Debasish has presented his security research work at various international security conferences like Blackhat. He has also published several patents in the past around cyber-attack detection engineering. He is also a regular contributor to infosec. open-source community.

LinkedIn Profile: Debasish Mandal

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