• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

At the core of the penetration testing process is a thorough knowledge of open source intelligence (OSINT) gathering. In this course, Penetration Testing OSINT Gathering with Recon-ng, you'll learn how to use the free Recon-ng framework to find possible infrastructure vulnerabilities. First, you'll explore how the more than ninety scan modules included in Recon-ng are organized and prepared for use. Next, you'll dive into specifics of how to plan and run scans. Finally, you'll cover how to interpret and report the data that you get back. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to leverage Recon-ng's many powerful tools to shine a bright light on the true state of your company's security.

Learning Objectives

  • Recon-ng Basics
  • Recon-ng Modules
  • Preparing and Running a Scan
  • Working with Scan Results

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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