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Leverage PowerShell Tools for Pen Testing

by Rishalin Pillay

This course will teach you to leverage one of the most powerful built-in tools, PowerShell, for penetration testing.

What you'll learn

Penetration testing is an essential task to ensure up-to-date security for your business. In this course, Leverage PowerShell Tools for Pen Testing, you’ll learn to effectively leverage PowerShell tools during a penetration test. First, you’ll explore situational awareness involving recon on a target environment. Here you will explore ways that you can execute PowerShell commands in memory and some of the tools from PowerSploit. Next, you’ll discover how to use the modules of Empire to further expand your grasp into the target network. Finally, you’ll learn how to work with PowerUpSQL to leverage PowerShell to obtain data from a SQL database. As an added bonus, you will cover some extremely useful tools to create PowerShell download cradles and obfuscate your PowerShell commands. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of leveraging PowerShell tools to enhance your pentesting skills.

About the author

Rishalin Pillay has many years of cybersecurity experience across multiple disciplines such as Offensive Security, Multi Cloud Security, Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, Incident Response and more. He is an active author, authoring a number of courses found on Pluralsight. Rishalin has authored two books titled "Learn Penetration Testing" and "Offensive Shellcode from Scratch". He serves as a technical contributor to many books ranging from Dark Web Analysis, Kali Linux, Offensive Security,... more

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