Reviews of the first edition:
"Very comprehensive and packed full of great advice."
—Christian Kirsch, Rapid7 (Read More)
"For anyone who wants to get involved in the mechanics of penetration testing with Metasploit, this book is an excellent resource."
—Tod Beardsley, Rapid7
"Arguably my favorite book for 2012, this is the most complete and comprehensive instruction book for Metasploit that I have seen so far."
—Dan Dieterle, Infosec Island (Read More)
"Metasploit is perhaps the most enjoyable book I have come across regarding the uses and functionality of Metasploit. There were so many concepts it refreshed me on, many functions I didn’t know existed and other functions I did not correctly understand even with my years of using Metasploit."
—The Ethical Hacker Network (Read More)
"Takes current documentation further and provides a valuable resource for people who are interested in security but don't have the time or money to take a training class on Metasploit. Rating: 10/10"
—Slashdot (Read More)
"Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide is a great book about the Metasploit Framework."
—Richard Bejtlich, TaoSecurity (Read More)
"My recommendation: Get this book."
—Chris Koger, PenTest Magazine
"Whether you are a penetration tester or a technical security professional, quality time spent working through this book will add valuable tools and insight to your professional repertoire."
—IEEE Cipher (Read More)
"For those looking to use the Metasploit to its fullest, Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide is a valuable aid."
—Ben Rothke, Security Management (Read More)
"In case you've never used Metasploit or have limited experience with it, I highly recommend the No Starch Press book Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide. It's a great book to get people started, has examples to walk through, and includes more advanced topics for experienced users."
—Dark Reading (Read More)
"This book provides all the key information you need to get going with Metasploit in one easily read and referenced package."
—Network Security Newsletter
"This title is nothing less than masterful; there is no nook or cranny for the program and its various third-party addons that is not covered."
—NeuFutur Magazine (Read More)
"What I really liked about the book was the incorporation of the Metasploit tools and capabilities with a penetration testing methodology."
—Vitalisec - Vital Information Security (Read More)
"A big thumbs up from me. It was worth every penny to learn the bits I did and to add clarity to other areas."
—Common Exploits (Read More)
"If you are new to Metasploit and want to get up to speed quickly, it's hard to imagine that you'll find a better book."
—Citizen428 (Read More)
"The chapters are sized perfectly, giving the reader just enough time to become proficient in many of the different aspects of Metasploit."
—Small Town Geeks (Read More)
"An invaluable resource to get those that are new to this tool up and running while also providing experts with a great resource to turn to when help or ideas are needed."
—George Romano, Digital Overdrive (Read More)
"The craft of penetration testing is covered deeply and broadly. The book's greatest source of value is how the concepts being applied are explained and demonstrated with well-annotated examples."
—Packet Pushers (Read More)
"This book is an essential read for anyone looking to get into the field of Penetration Testing as well as for seasoned veterans."
—LokiSec (Read More)
"On the short list of books I would recommend to any security practitioner."
—obscuresec (Read More)
"Perfect for someone who is just starting out in security. This book has the honor of being named “the best guide to the Metasploit framework” by Metasploit founder H.D. Moore himself. Not only does the book provide a great crash course into using the powerful Metasploit framework, but it’s also useful for doing vulnerability research."
—Britt Kemp, Bishop Fox Labs