"Wilhelm has created the ultimate handbook for becoming a pen tester. This is going to help launch many a career." - Richard Stiennon, Chief Research Analyst, IT-Harvest "Professional Penetration Testing covers everything from ethical concerns, to advance concepts, to setting up your own custom laboratory. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide at penetration testing that I have seen. Tom Wilhelm is a true expert in the field who not only is in the trenches on a daily basis, but also takes the time to instruct others on the ways and means of pen testing." -Frank Thornton, Owner, Blackthorn Systems
About the Author
has been in involved in Information Security since 1990, when he served in the Army for eight years as a Signals Intelligence Analyst, Russian Linguist, and Cryptanalyst. A speaker at security conferences across the U.S., he is employed by a Fortune 500 company to conduct Risk Assessments, participate and lead in external and internal Penetration Testing efforts, and manage Information Systems Security projects. Wilhelm is also a doctoral student, holding a Masters degree in both Computer Science and Management, and has obtained the following certifications: ISSMP CISSP SCSECA SCNA SCSA IAM. Wilhelm dedicates some of his time as an Adjunct Professor at Colorado Technical University and contributes to multiple publications in his spare time, including Hakin9 magazine. His latest contributions include multiple chapters in the Syngress title Netcat Power Tools, his third book contribution to Syngress.