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Information Gathering

Ten videos take you through the many methods of information gathering, including scanning, enumeration, cryptographic inspection and eavesdropping. Includes demonstrations.

10 videos  //  65 minutes of training

Course description

Your target is in sight, and you have your assignment. Now it’s time to start learning about the system you’re going to be attacking. Ten videos will help you refresh your knowledge of information gathering in a pentest: information-gathering techniques, scanning and enumeration, fingerprinting, cryptographic inspection decompiling and debugging, open-source intelligence and more. Includes extensive demonstrations of information-gathering techniques.

Course syllabus

Introduction to Information Gathering and Vulnerability IdentificationDuration: 2:39

Information Gathering TechniquesDuration: 10:10

Information Gathering Techniques DemonstrationDuration: 13:16

Scanning and EnumerationDuration: 4:27

Scanning and Enumeration DemonstrationDuration: 15:57

FingerprintingDuration: 4:17

Cryptographic InspectionDuration: 1:30

EavesdroppingDuration: 3:22

Decompiling and DebuggingDuration: 2:50

Open Source IntelligenceDuration: 6:16

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

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.

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