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Fundamentals of Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Training by Tonex

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to ethical hacking and penetration testing. Participants will learn how to identify, exploit, and remediate vulnerabilities in information systems, while adhering to ethical standards and legal requirements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the principles of ethical hacking.
  • Identify common vulnerabilities and attack vectors.
  • Conduct penetration testing using various tools and techniques.
  • Develop skills to document and report findings.
  • Implement security measures to prevent exploitation.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards in cybersecurity.

Audience:

  • Aspiring ethical hackers
  • IT security professionals
  • Network administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Auditors and compliance officers

Program Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

  • Definition and scope of ethical hacking
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Phases of ethical hacking
  • Overview of hacking methodologies
  • Importance of ethical hacking in cybersecurity
  • Case studies of ethical hacking in practice

Module 2: Reconnaissance and Information Gathering

  • Techniques for information gathering
  • Passive and active reconnaissance
  • Tools for footprinting and scanning
  • Social engineering methods
  • Identifying potential targets
  • Analyzing gathered data

Module 3: Vulnerability Assessment

  • Understanding vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Types of vulnerabilities (software, hardware, network)
  • Vulnerability scanning tools and techniques
  • Analyzing and prioritizing vulnerabilities
  • Common vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10)
  • Developing a vulnerability management program

Module 4: Penetration Testing Techniques

  • Planning and scope of penetration testing
  • Types of penetration tests (black box, white box, gray box)
  • Exploitation tools and frameworks (Metasploit, Burp Suite)
  • Network, web application, and wireless penetration testing
  • Post-exploitation techniques
  • Reporting and documentation of findings

Module 5: Defensive Measures and Mitigation

  • Patch management and vulnerability remediation
  • Network segmentation and access controls
  • Secure coding practices
  • Implementing security policies and procedures
  • Incident response and recovery
  • Continuous monitoring and improvement

Module 6: Ethical Hacking Tools and Resources

  • Overview of popular hacking tools
  • Using Kali Linux for penetration testing
  • Scripting and automation in ethical hacking
  • Online resources and communities
  • Certification and career pathways
  • Future trends in ethical hacking

 

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