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Using Nmap for Pentesting

Get to grips with the power of Nmap in this three-video course on using Nmap for pentesting.

3 videos  //  25 minutes of training

Course description

Nmap is one of the most important tools in the pentester’s arsenal, and this is your chance to explore what it can do. In this course, three videos will introduce you to Nmap’s capabilities and some of the different commands it has in its arsenal, including Nmap -sT (TCP connect scan), Nmap -O (enables OS detection by fingerprinting the packet received) and Nmap -T (sets the timing for the scan at one of six levels). Includes demonstration video.

Course syllabus

Pentesting Tools IntroductionDuration: 2:47

Nmap UsageDuration: 10:14

Nmap DemonstrationDuration: 11:53

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in actionable information you can use to further your Cyber Security and Information Technology career. He provides IT certification and training videos to help students prepare for a career in the Information Technology and Cyber Security field, providing you with the real world training and application to today's cyber security challenges.

Jason Dion, CISSP No. 349867, 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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