Mastering Kali Linux Network Scanning

Mastering Kali Linux Network Scanning

Network Scanning done just right!

Created By: Brian Johnson
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About This Course

With the rise in data flow, information security has become vital to every application. Kali Linux plays a very important role when it comes to securing your data or discovering loop holes within your system. With the huge set of tools present in Kali Linux 2017.1, this video will give you hands-on knowledge so you can perform Network Scanning tasks. This course will firstly walk you through the fundamentals of utilizing Kali Linux so you can gain control over your network environment. Then, this video will cover core network scanning tasks such as discovery scanning, port scanning, service enumeration, operating system identification, vulnerability mapping, and validating identified findings. Next, this tutorial will also teach you about network traffic capture and analysis along with leveraging OpenVAS 9 for vulnerability scanning. Lastly, this course will also teach you to create your own packages and host your own custom repositories along with securing and monitoring Kali Linux at the Network and filesystem level. By the end of this video, you will be very proficient at finding loop holes and conquering your network environment.

Other Information

  • Certificate will provided in this course on Completion
  • Full lifetime access
  • Available on Mobile & Laptop

What Students Will Learn In Your Course?

  • Learn the best ways to perform effective network scanning
  • Troubleshoot your network security with the best scanning methods
  • Get your network scanning machine ready to tackle security issues
  • Perform effective scanning with Nmap
  • Configure and tune Nmap for network scanning best practices
  • Select the most effective tools from Kali Linux to test network security
  • Use the NSE engine for better network scans
  • Combine Nmap and Searchsploit to find exploits in your network
  • Using OpenVAS for effective vulnerability scanning
  • Advanced OpenVAS practices for securing your network on systems
  • Manually scan your web applications for any vulnerabilities

Are There Any Course Requirements Or Prerequisites?

Some prior knowledge of Linux is necessary.

Who Are Your Target Students?

If you are a security professional or a pentester interested in securing and gaining control of your network environment, then this video is for you. Intermediate students who are looking at maximizing their usage of Kali Linux advanced features will also find this course useful.

Course Content

  • 22 lectures
  • 02:59:57
  • The Course Overview
  • Preparing Your Network Scanning Maching
  • Validating Network Connectivity
  • Updating Kali Software Packages
  • Adding a Non-Root User to Kali
  • Creating a System Inventory Using Nmap
  • Identifying Open Ports and Services on Systems
  • Finding and Remediating System Vulnerabilities
  • Monitoring Nmap Scans Using Verbose Logging
  • Acquiring Permission to Conduct Network Scanning
  • Finding Live Hosts on the Network
  • Specifying Port Ranges to Make Scans More Efficient
  • Nmap Output Formats
  • Using Nmap Scripts for Automating Network Scanning
  • Sparta and Eyewitness
  • Installing and Running OpenVAS in Kali
  • Basic Scanning with OpenVAS
  • Advanced Scanning with OpenVAS
  • Enumerating Websites
  • Using Nikto to Find Web-Based Vulnerabilities
  • Discovering Hidden Files and Folders
  • Finding Website Vulnerabilities with Burp

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