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Network Recon

Learn the process of network reconnaissance and how it relates to ethical hacking, including tools, scan types and identifying vulnerable systems.

4 videos  //  39 minutes of training

Course overview

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.

Course syllabus

Network ReconDuration: 14:27

Stealthy Network ReconDuration: 14:22

Service IdentificationDuration: 6:57

Vulnerability IdentificationDuration: 3:35

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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.