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Environmental Reconnaissance Techniques and Analysis

Sixteen videos take you through the details of environmental reconnaissance techniques and analysis, including tools and vocabulary.

16 videos  //  58 minutes of training

Course description

Attacking territory requires knowing it first. Explore the ins and outs of environmental reconnaissance with sixteen videos on network mapping, port scanning, firewall logs and configurations, DNS harvesting, information gathering and aggregation, organizational intelligence and even more. Take a look at some of the tools, commands and tricks used to map the area before the hammer falls.

Course syllabus

Reconnaissance and IntelligenceDuration: 1:04

Footprinting the NetworkDuration: 2:51

Network MappingDuration: 3:51

Port ScanningDuration: 5:16

Other Port ScannersDuration: 1:57

Passive ReconnaissanceDuration: 2:38

DHCP Logs and ConfigsDuration: 2:59

Firewall Logs and ConfigsDuration: 3:40

System and Host Log FilesDuration: 2:21

DNS HarvestingDuration: 3:20

Domain Names and IP RangesDuration: 2:35

DNS Zone TransfersDuration: 3:23

Whois and Host CommandsDuration: 3:00

Information Gathering and AggregationDuration: 4:07

Organizational IntelligenceDuration: 7:46

Detecting, Preventing and Responding to ReconnaissanceDuration: 6:45

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in providing actionable information you can use to further your cybersecurity and information technology career. His IT certification and training courses teach you real-world application of the skills needed to face today's cybersecurity challenges.

Dion is an instructor at Liberty University’s College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College’s Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile and ITIL.

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$599 / license

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