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Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Penetration Testing

  • What is Penetration Testing?
  • Penetrating Testing = Ethical Hacking?
  • Types of Penetration Testing
  • Area of Penetration Testing
  • Penetration Testing Process
  • Penetration Testing Methods
  • Why Perform Penetration Testing?
  • How Often to Perform Penetration Testing?
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Penetrating Testing Tools
  • Manual and Automated Penetration Testing
  • Roles of Penetration Testers

Module 2: Benefits and Limitations

  • Benefits of Penetration Testing
  • Limitations of Penetration Testing
  • Remediation in Penetration Testing
  • Legal Issues

Module 3: Vulnerabilities

  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Pen Testing Vs Vulnerability Assessment
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Finding Vulnerabilities
  • Types of Vulnerabilities

Module 4: Analysing Risk

  • Prioritising Threats
    • Attain Relative System Information
    • Observe the System Regularly
    • Use Effective Tools
    • Ensure Personnel Training

Module 5: Attack Using Vulnerabilities

  • Exploitation Techniques
  • Exploiting Web Applications
  • Exploiting Network Services
  • Zero-Day Angle
  • Countermeasure Techniques

Module 6: Follow Up

  • Creating an Action Plan
  • Reporting Techniques
  • Recommended Countermeasures

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Who should attend this Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course?

Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course can help you understand the different tools and techniques used in penetration testing and to evaluate the security of IT infrastructures effectively. This course can be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Security Analysts
  • IT Auditors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Threat Intelligence Analysts
  • Cyber Security Consultants
  • Information Security Professionals
  • Security Researchers

Prerequisites of the Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course.

Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing Course Overview

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.

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What’s included in this Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Penetration Testing | Tools And Techniques For Penetrating Testing in Leeds FAQs

There are no formal prerequisites for taking this Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing Course.
This course comes with a 2-day training session from experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
This training covers topics such as network reconnaissance, vulnerability scanning, exploitation techniques, password cracking, social engineering, and report writing to effectively communicate findings.
After completing this course, you can pursue job opportunities such as Penetration Tester, Ethical Hacker, Cybersecurity Analyst, Security Consultant, or Information Security Specialist in various industries.
The average salary of a certified Tools and Techniques for Penetration Testing professional in Leeds can range from £30,000 to £70,000 per year, depending on factors such as experience and employer.
Yes, this certification is popular due to the increasing demand for cybersecurity professionals, and the critical role penetration testing plays in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities.
The benefits of Penetration Testing include identifying and addressing security vulnerabilities, reducing the risk of cyber-attacks and data breaches, enhancing overall security posture, and meeting compliance requirements.
Vulnerability Assessment is identifying, quantifying, and prioritising vulnerabilities in computer systems, networks, or applications to assess their security posture and mitigate potential risks effectively.
Common types of vulnerabilities include software vulnerabilities (e.g., code flaws), configuration vulnerabilities (e.g., insecure settings), and human vulnerabilities (e.g., social engineering susceptibility), each posing different security risks.
Countermeasure techniques include implementing patches and updates, configuring security settings, employing access controls, conducting security awareness training, performing regular security audits, and using intrusion detection and prevention systems.
Legal issues in cybersecurity include compliance with data protection laws (e.g., GDPR), intellectual property rights, privacy regulations, liability for data breaches, and adherence to industry-specific regulations and standards.
Yes, we offer tailored corporate training courses that can be customised to meet the specific needs of an organisation and its employees.
The training fees for Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing certification in Leeds starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Tools and Techniques for Penetrating Testing.
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