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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 is a prolific author and cybersecurity expert. He has authored several video courses on Pluralsight, as well as two books: "Learn Penetration Testing" and "Offensive Shellcode from Scratch." He is also a technical contributor to many other books on topics such as dark web analysis, Kali Linux, offensive security, and SECOPS. He has received the Microsoft Content Publisher Gold and Platinum awards for his contributions to the cybersecurity industry. Rishalin is currently a Principal Red... more

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