Implementing Penetration Testing to Evaluate Security

This course teaches how to conduct authorized penetration tests to evaluate the organization's security posture and analyze and report the results of a penetration test and make mitigation recommendations.

2 videos  //  24 minutes of training

Course description

Now that you’ve assessed the threats to your organization and the vulnerabilities they will attempt to exploit, you can start a more rigorous effort to evaluate your organization’s security posture. This evaluation process uses penetration testing to identify weak points, and more importantly, reveal how to correct those weaknesses and mitigate risk. This course teaches how to conduct authorized penetration tests to evaluate the organization’s security posture and analyze and report the results of a penetration test and make mitigation recommendations. Implementing Penetration Testing to Evaluate Security.

Course syllabus

Conduct Penetration Tests on Network AssetsDuration: 18:33

This video looks at the process of vulnerability scanning.

Follow Up on Penetration TestingDuration: 5:41

This video examines penetration testing, the actual exploitation of vulnerabilities and the process used after a pentest to enhance security controls.

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