Practical Lock Picking: A Physical Penetration Tester's Training Guide provides an introduction to the basic principles of lock picking. It combines both easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, and tutorials that will help security-conscious people learn how to open most of the locks they may encounter during auditing or assessment work.
The text covers the fundamentals of pin tumbler and wafer locks; the basics of picking; beginner and advanced training; and quick entry techniques. The discussions focus on pin tumbler locks, with several diagrams provided to illustrate the construction and function of these locks. Guides and exercises demonstrate the use of basic lock-picking tools in order to manipulate and open these locks. The text also describes the most common "alternative? designs of pin tumbler locks and summarizes the tools and techniques that can be effective against them.
The book can be a valuable resource for both beginners and those seeking advanced, professional training in lock picking. Individuals working in the field of penetration testing can use the book to enhance their repertoire of skills.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 10th September 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science