What is a penetration tester? Maybe you've been exposed to the idea of being an ethical hacker through movies or television, and this profession intrigues you. Or maybe you already work in the security field and you'd like to move into a penetration tester pentester role. If either of these are true, you've come to the right place. Pentesters specialize in identifying and exploiting weaknesses within organizations. Pentesters not only work to discover weaknesses in servers and applications, but also in people.
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Next, you'll explore setting up a lab environment for pentesting. By the end of this course, you'll gain a foundational understanding of the importance, and implementation, of pentesting. Dale takes great pride in helping students comprehend and simplify complex IT concepts. I've also done a lot of security consulting, as well as I speak at security conferences. This course is actually designed to help IT professionals who want to develop pen testing skills, which will actually help them to identify system vulnerabilities and find solutions to potential issues that could expose their organization to outside threats. Now some of the topics we're going to tackle in this course is, first of all, we need to have that understanding of why we pen test.
Penetration testing and vulnerability management 34 H 44 M. Here we'll show you important and practical topics such as pentest pre-planning methods, legal concepts, and proper scoping tactics. Daniel, how are you today, can you tell us what the course is about.
Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 1. Gather information to prepare for exploitation then perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results. Exploit network, wireless, application, and RF-based vulnerabilities, summarize physical security attacks, and perform post-exploitation techniques. Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze output and basic scripts limited to: Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell.