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Target Identification and Application Mapping

Take a closer look at target identification and application mapping with this course covering service identification, core defense mechanisms and more. Includes vocabulary and tools.

6 videos  //  54 minutes of training

Course description

Never go in without a plan. Get to grips with target identification and application mapping through this course covering passive intelligence gathering, service identification, how servers and apps communicate, core defense mechanisms, Burp Suite and more. What is open-source intelligence? What’s the difference between first- and third-party sources? What’s the first step of attacking a web application? Get the dirt on getting intelligence.

Course syllabus

Passive Intelligence GatheringDuration: 9:45

Service IdentificationDuration: 5:06

How Servers and Apps CommunicateDuration: 10:54

Core Defense MechanismsDuration: 11:41

BurpsuiteDuration: 5:45

Mapping ApplicationsDuration: 11:11

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.