Ethical Hacking for Beginners

Ethical Hacking for Beginners

This course is for anyone interested in becoming an ethical hacker, no matter your current skill level. The curriculum is designed for absolute beginners interested in a career as a security professional, beginning with the absolute basics of penetration testing, and progressing to advanced topics and techniques. Get started today in your Ethical Hacking career.

The goal of ethical hacking is to find security vulnerabilities in an organization’s digital systems and networks. The best way to test the security of this infrastructure is to attempt to break in through penetration testing techniques. The increasing amount of high-profile cyber incidents continues to emphasize the need for individuals with these skills, with job demand projected to continue at an exponential rate.

The techniques shown here leverage free tools which are explained throughout the course, including instructions for creating your own home lab for practice and study. One of the primary tools you will become familiar with is Kali Linux, which is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at penetration testing and security auditing.

This course explores the following topics and more:
-  Networking Basics
-  Creating a Virtual Lab
-  Kali Linux Tools for Penetration Testing
-  Linux Basics
-  Python Basics
-  Penetration Testing Methodology
-  Legal Considerations
-  Report Writing
-  Passive and Active Reconnaissance
-  Scanning and Enumeration
-  Reverse and Bind Shell
-  Automated Payloads and Exploitation
-  Brute Force Attacks
-  Credential Stuffing
-  Password Spraying
-  Tips for Maintaining Access and Covering Tracks
-  Web Server Vulnerabilities
- Wifi Hacking
Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in ethical hacking and penetration testing techniques
  • Anyone interested in network security topics
  • IT professionals interested in diversifying or updating their skill set

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