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Tools And Techniques For Penetrating Testing

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Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing

This 2-day course provides a comprehensive look at the main tools and techniques for testing network security using penetration testing. Through hands-on experience, you’ll learn about basic attack strategies and how to uncover critical vulnerabilities using ethical hacking.

Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing


Introduction to Penetration Testing

What is penetration testing?

What information are we looking to gain?


Looking for Vulnerabilities

How do we find vulnerabilities?

Types of vulnerability

Vulnerability scanning


Analysing Risk

Prioritising threats

Interpreting results


Attacking Using Vulnerabilities

Exploiting infrastructure

Exploiting web applications

Exploiting network services


Following Up

Creating an action plan

Recommending countermeasures

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at anybody looking for a good overall understanding of penetration testing and the tools and techniques it encompasses. It will be particularly beneficial for IT professionals with some security knowledge.



You should meet the following prerequisites:

Be familiar with Information Security including attack strategies, exploitation of vulnerabilities

Be familiar with operating system and network functions

Have experience in the penetration testing environment

Have knowledge in Linux distribution and Ubuntu

You should be familiar with information security, operating system and network functions, Linux distribution and Ubuntu and have experience in the penetration testing environment. For more information, see the Prerequisites section on this page.
The course includes 2 days of classroom training from an expert instructor, courseware book including slides, and a certificate of achievement upon completion.
No, the course does not include an exam and no exam is required to complete the course or receive a certificate.
Your instructor will be a security testing expert with many years of experience in conducting and managing penetration tests.
The course will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm each day.

What’s Included

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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