Testing infrastructure Course

40 minutes


Testing infrastructure overview

Video - 00:05:00

With so many security vulnerabilities out there, a good IT security tech must know how to robustly test their network and physical security measures.
Social engineering attacks

Video - 00:06:00

In this episode you will learn about social engineering attacks.
Vulnerability assessments

Video - 00:09:00

This episode discusses how to use tools to identify security flaws on hosts or for a specific application. Topics include credential vs non-credential scans and keeping the vulnerability database up to date. 
Penetration testing

Video - 00:10:00

This episode focuses on how penetration testing discovers and exploits security vulnerabilities. Concepts covered include known, partially known, and unknown testing types as well as the role that red, white, blue, and purples teams play. 
The Metasploit framework

Video - 00:08:00

Penetration testers can use the cross-platform Metasploit framework command-line tool for discovering and exploiting security flaws on hosts.  
Chapter 12 exam question review

Video - 00:02:00

Penetration testing provides insight as to how secure an organization's physical and IT infrastructure really is. In this episode, a pen testing scenario is provided.
Chapter 12 Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Video - 00:02:00

One aspect of security testing is determining if internal employees have an awareness of common security problems. In this episode, Mike discusses phishing and whaling.

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