Network Recon


  • Vulnerability Identification Video — 00:03:35
  • Stealthy Network Recon Video — 00:14:22
  • Vulnerability Identification Lab — 00:12:00
    • Learn about vulnerability identification as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

  • Stealthy Network Reconnaissance Lab — 00:19:00
    • Learn stealthy scanning techniques with Nmap as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

  • Host Discovery Lab — 00:09:00
    • Explore finding active hosts on a network as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

  • Service Identification Video — 00:06:57
  • Network Recon Video — 00:14:47
  • Service Identification Lab — 00:08:00
    • Learn about service identification as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

  • Port & Protocol Scanning with NMAP Lab — 00:13:00
    • Get familiar with the process of port scanning using Nmap as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.


Course description

Target sighted! Four videos will prepare you for the process of network reconnaissance, taking the you through ordinary and stealthy network recon, service identification and vulnerability identification. Review the phases of network discovery and look at common and useful tools such as ping, nmap, traceroute and netdiscover. Take a closer look at the importance of stealth reconnaissance, learning multiple scan types such as the Christmas scan and the FIN scan. Identify vulnerabilities and learn to zero in on the weaknesses in systems.

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