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    8. DEBIAN PACKAGE MANAGEMENT

    After the basics of Linux, it is time to learn the package management system of a Debian-based distribution. In such distributions, including Kali, the Debian package is the canonical way to make software available to end-users. Understanding the package management system will give you a great deal of insight into how Kali is structured, enable […]

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    7. SECURING AND MONITORING KALI

    As you begin to use Kali Linux for increasingly sensitive and higher-profile work, you will likely need to take the security of your installation more seriously. In this chapter, we will first discuss security policies, highlighting various points to consider when defining such a policy, and outlining some of the threats to your system and […]

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    6. GETTING HELP

    No matter how many years of experience you have, there is no doubt that—sooner or later—you will encounter a problem. Solving that problem is then often a matter of understanding it and then taking advantage of various resources to find a solution or work-around. In this chapter, we will discuss the various information sources available […]

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    5. CONFIGURING KALI LINUX

    In this chapter, we will take a look at various ways you can configure Kali Linux. First, in Section 5.1, “Configuring the Network”, we will show you how to configure your network settings using a graphical environment and the command line. In Section 5.2, “Managing Unix Users and Unix Groups”, we will talk about users and groups, […]

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    4. INSTALLING KALI LINUX

    In this chapter, we will focus on the Kali Linux installation process. First, we will discuss the minimum installation requirements (Section 4.1, “Minimal Installation Requirements”) to ensure that your real or virtual system is well-configured to handle the type of installation that you will pursue. Then we will go through each step of the installation process […]

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    3. LINUX FUNDAMENTALS

    Before you can master Kali Linux, you must be at ease with a generic Linux system. Linux proficiency will serve you well, because a large percentage of web, email, and other Internet services run on Linux servers. In this section, we strive to cover the basics of Linux, but we assume that you already know […]

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    2. GETTING STARTED WITH KALI

    Unlike some other operating systems, Kali Linux makes getting started easy, thanks to the fact that a live disk image is available, meaning that you can boot the downloaded image without following any prior installation procedure. This means you can use the same image for testing, for use as a bootable USB or DVD-ROM image […]

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    1. ABOUT KALI LINUX

    Kali Linux is an enterprise-ready security auditing Linux distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux. Kali is aimed at security professionals and IT administrators, enabling them to conduct advanced penetration testing, forensic analysis, and security auditing. What is a Linux distribution? Although it is commonly used as a name for the entire operating system, Linux is just [...]
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    Foreword

    Foreword – Kali Linux Revealed The sixteen high-end laptops ordered for your pentesting team just arrived, and you have been tasked to set them up—for tomorrow’s offsite engagement. You install Kali and boot up one of the laptops only to find that it is barely usable. Despite Kali’s cutting-edge kernel, the network cards and mouse […]

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    Preface

    Preface – Kali Linux Revealed You have no idea how good you have it. In 1998, I was an up-and-coming hacker, co-founding one of the earliest professional white hat hacking teams. We were kids, really, with dream jobs, paid to break into some of the most secure computer systems, networks, and buildings on the planet. […]

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    Introduction to Kali Linux Revealed

    Kali Linux Revealed Online Course Course Navigation and Table of Contents Tip: When a registered user marks a course topic as complete, they will be taken to the next topic automatically. If you mark an entire lesson completed, it will take you to the next lesson, even if you haven't finished all the topics. You [...]
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    Abstract

    Abstract - Kali Linux Revealed Kali Linux is comprised of many powerful tools but you cannot put them to good use if you don't master the underlying operating system. This book covers everything you need to know to be able to effectively use and deploy Kali Linux. This book will discuss basic Linux usage for beginners, [...]
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    The Kali Linux Revealed printed book is an excellent reference guide designed to help you "Master the Penetration Testing Distribution" and this site, including the online course, the exercises and the PDF download, are an extension of the printed book. Since this site is a bit more dynamic than the book, we will often add [...]