Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking with Kali Linux

by Gus Khawaja

Learn how to conduct a practical penetration test using Kali Linux.

What you'll learn

This course introduces ethical hackers and penetration testers to Kali Linux.

This Kali Penetration Testing tutorial will show IT professionals how to use the ethical hacking techniques and how to conduct a professional penetration test workflow using the Swiss Army Knife operating system Kali Linux.

Table of contents

Course FAQ

What is Kali Linux?

Kali Linux is a Linux distribution that is designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It is maintained and funded by Offensive Security.

What software is required for this course?

In order the fully utilize this course, you must download Kali Linux.

What is ethical hacking?

Ethical hacking, also known as penetration testing or pen testing, is to legally break into computers or devices to test an organization's defense. This is to ensure that an organization's information systems are secure.

What is a penetration test?

A penetration test is an authorized simulated cyberattack on a computer system. This attack is performed to evaluate the security of the system being attacked.

Who is this Kali Linux course for?

This Kali Linux course is intenfed for IT professionals and structured to teach them how to use ethical hacking techniques.

About the author

Ghassan Khawaja holds a BS degree in computer Science, he specializes in .NET development and IT security including C# .NET, asp.Net, HTML5 and ethical hacking. Ghassan has successfully delivered software products and developed solutions for companies all over Quebec/Canada. He is passionate about Technology and loves what he's doing. After many years of experience in computer science, he has turned his attention to cyber security and the importance that security brings to this mine f... more

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