Discovery with Kismet

by Guillaume Ross

In this course, you will learn Discovery using Kismet.

What you'll learn

Have you ever needed to inventory devices or networks in an environment before deciding what to attack? Kismet is the perfect tool for this. In this course, Discovery with Kismet, you’ll discover how to utilize Kismet in a red team environment. First, you’ll see the ability to discover available wireless networks. Next, you’ll learn how to sniff traffic on networks. Finally, you’ll learn to eavesdrop on unencrypted data streams on wireless networks. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to execute these techniques : T1040 - Network Sniffing, T1507 - Network Information Discovery, T1439 - Eavesdrop on Insecure Network Communication using Kismet, plus, you'll even know how to discover Bluetooth devices and planes!

Course FAQ

What does it mean to sniff network traffic?

Sniffing is the process of monitoring and capturing all data packets that are passing through a computer network using packet sniffers.

What is kismet used for?

Kismet security measure that is used as a network detector, packet sniffer, and intrustion detection system.

What will I learn in this Kismet discovery course?

In this course, you will learn how to use Kismet to discover Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth devices and more.

What are red team operations?

Red team operations is an extended form of engagement conducted over a period of weeks and designed to achieve a set objective.

What is a wireless scanner used for?

Wireless scanners are used to locate visible networks and its corresponding information.

About the author

Guillaume Ross is an experienced information security professional, providing services to many organizations as the lead consultant and founder of Caffeine Security Inc. Having worked in multiple verticals, from Fortune 50 to startups, his specialty is providing the right security program and architecture for each specific environment and company, and leading blue teams.

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