Penetration Testing

What you will learn

Delve into the world of penetration testing and examine the common types of penetration testing and the important role they play in protecting your company's assets and networks from exploits and attacks. Explore methods for gathering information, vulnerability scanning, common exploits and vulnerabilities, and methods and techniques for preventing these exploits. Sign up for free access today and sample 7,151 courses, 110+ Practice Labs, and 10+ live online bootcamps across 67 subjects.

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Pen Testing: End-user Behavior

Course | 1h 47m 43s

Explore the limitations of penetration testing, as well as how end-user behavior affects this process. Discover how human error can cause data breaches and the importance of end-user awareness. Examine tools used to perform user behavior analytics, social engineering attacks and countermeasures, and how to create penetration testing reports.

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LAB: CompTIA PenTest+

Practice Lab | 15h 20m

The CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-001) is an intermediate-to-advanced level certification to provide you with the hands-on skills of penetration testing (ethical hacking). You will learn how to locate and exploit vulnerabilities in a network – including breaches of applications, protocols, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), servers and firewalls. After successful completion, you will be able to plan and prepare for a penetration test engagement, perform social engineering and password attacks, analyze and report pentest results, and more. All tasks are designed to set you up for success in cybersecurity.

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Advanced Pen Testing Techniques

Course | 1h 22m 48s

Explore advanced penetration testing tools and techniques used to find vulnerabilities, sniff network traffic, deal with cryptography, and crack passwords. Discover the benefits of using the Python programming language to build scripts and deliver tools, and examine common techniques used to find weaknesses in both Linux and Windows-based systems.

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Developing Digital Dexterity in Your Organization

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