NMAP is a powerful network scanning tool that can be used by a network administrator or security practitioner to audit a network. This course will lead the student through a discussion of NMAP's scanning phases and a discussion of the tool's capabilities and options for network, host, and service discovery. After completion of the course, the student will have a thorough knowledge of NMAP and be able to use it to effectively ensure the security of their network.
Scan Phases and Basic Options
Host Enumeration and Network Mapping
UDP and TCP Port Scanning
Performance and Timing
Evading Firewalls and Other Sneakiness
OS and Service Version Detection
NMAP Scripting Engine
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.