Kali Linux Fundamentals Overview

Kali Linux Fundamentals Course Outline


Module 1: Getting Started with Kali Linux

  • Introduction to Kali Linux
  • Download and Install Virtual Box
  • Installing Kali Linux
  • Updating Kali
  • Laboratory Setup

Module 2: Information Gathering and Vulnerability Analysis Tools

  • NMAP and ZenMAP
  • Stealth Scan
  • Searchsploit
  • DNS and LBD Tools
  • Hping3
  • Cisco Auditing Tools
  • Cisco Global Exploiter
  • BED

Module 3: Kali Linux Wireless Attacks

  • Fern Wi-Fi Cracker
  • Kismet and GISKismet
  • Ghost Phisher
  • Wifite

Module 4: Website Penetration Testing

  • Vega Usage
  • ZapProxy
  • Database Tools Usage
  • CMS and SSL Scanning Tools

Module 5: Exploitation Testing

  • Metasploit
  • Armitage
  • BeEF
  • P0f and Pdf-Parser
  • Dumpzilla

Module 6: Kali Linux Social Engineering

  • Social Engineering Toolkit Usage

Module 7: Stressing Tools

  • Slowhttptest
  • Inviteflood
  • Iaxflood
  • thc-ssl-dos

Module 8: Sniffing and Spoofing

  • Burpsuite
  • mitmproxy
  • Wireshark

Module 9: Password Cracking Tools

  • Hydra
  • Johnny
  • John
  • Rainbowcrack
  • SQLdict
  • Hash-Identifier

Module 10: Maintaining Access

  • Powersploit
  • Sbd
  • Webshells
  • Weevely
  • HTTP-tunnel
  • dns2tcp
  • crypt

Module 11: Overview of Reverse Engineering

  • OllyDbg
  • dex2jar
  • jd-gui
  • apktool

Module 12: Kali Linux Reporting Tools

  • Dradis
  • Metagoofil

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Who should attend this Kali Linux Fundamentals Course?

The Kali Linux Fundamentals course aims to provide you with an understanding of Kali Linux's core features and help you carry out penetration testing and security auditing. This course can be beneficial for professionals including:

  • Penetration Testers
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Developers
  • QA Engineers
  • IT Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Digital Forensic Investigators

Prerequisites of the Kali Linux Fundamentals Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Kali Linux Fundamentals Course. However, it is beneficial to have a basic understanding of Linus operating system.

Kali Linux Fundamentals Course Overview

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution OS used for penetration testing and security auditing. It is comprised of various tools used for several information security tasks such as computer forensics, reverse engineering, security research, and penetration testing. This Kali Linux Fundamentals course is designed to provide you with a complete understanding of Kali Linux and how to use it in practice.

In this 1-day training course, delegates will be introduced to the various tools of Kali Linux. Delegates will get an in-depth view of working with Kali Linux for strengthening network security. In addition, delegates will gain knowledge of wireless attacks, website penetration testing, and social engineering.

During this Kali Linux Fundamentals course, delegates will learn about stressing tools and password cracking tools. Throughout the course, delegates will come across several topics which will develop your knowledge about Kali Linux. Delegates will get an understanding of sniffing and spoofing as well as reverse engineering. After completing this course, you will be at moderate level expertise from where you can take yourself to the next levels.

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What’s included in this Kali Linux Fundamentals Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Kali Linux Fundamentals Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Kali Linux Fundamentals. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Kali Linux Fundamentals, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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Kali Linux Fundamentals FAQs

This training covers essential concepts of Kali Linux, a popular distribution used for Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking. Topics include installation, command-line usage, package management, network scanning, vulnerability assessment, and ethical hacking techniques using tools like Metasploit and Wireshark.
There are no formal prerequisites for taking this course. However, it is beneficial to have a basic understanding of Linu operating system.
This course is suitable for individuals interested in Cybersecurity, Ethical Hacking, and Penetration Testing, as well as anyone looking to gain proficiency in using Kali Linux for security assessments.
Should you encounter any difficulties accessing the Kali Linux Fundamentals Course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
This course comes with a 1-day training session from experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
The duration of this course spans 1 day.
The main objective of Kali Linux Fundamentals is to equip delegates with essential knowledge and skills to effectively use Kali Linux for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and security assessments. This includes understanding its tools, commands, and methodologies to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities.
Some tools used in Kali Linux Fundamentals include Nmap for network scanning, Metasploit for Penetration Testing, Wireshark for network analysis, Burp Suite for web app testing, Hydra for password cracking, and Aircrack-ng for wireless security assessment.
Upon completing this course, you can pursue job opportunities such as Penetration Tester, Ethical Hacker, Cybersecurity Analyst, Security Consultant, Network Security Engineer, or Information Security Specialist in various industries, including cybersecurity firms, IT consulting companies, and government agencies.
The average salary of a Kali Linux Fundamentals certified professional in is £30,000 - £54,760 per year. This can vary according to factors like experience, location, and industry.
ZAP Proxy, or the Zed Attack Proxy, is an open-source web application security testing tool for identifying security vulnerabilities in web applications. It is designed for use by both experienced and novice security professionals.
Sniffing refers to intercepting and monitoring network traffic, typically for malicious purposes such as capturing sensitive information like passwords or credit card numbers. On the other hand, Spoofing involves falsifying data to impersonate another entity on a network, often used to deceive users or gain unauthorised access to systems.
Password-cracking tools include John the Ripper, Hashcat, Hydra, Aircrack-ng, Cain & Abel, Medusa, and Ophcrack. These tools are used for ethical hacking and security testing to assess and strengthen password security in systems and networks.
Cisco Auditing Tools include Cisco Configuration Analyser, Cisco Security Manager, Cisco IOS AutoSecure, Cisco Network Assistant, and Cisco Security Audit tool. They assess and enhance the security of Cisco network devices and infrastructure.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy provides corporate training for this course, tailored to fit your organisation’s requirements.
The training fees for Kali Linux Fundamentals certification in Canada starts from CAD2195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Kali Linux Fundamentals.
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