Penetrating Networks for CompTIA PenTest+

by Dale Meredith

Weaknesses in your network infrastructure will enable a security professional to gain entry to hosts in the resources, eavesdrop on data in transit, and disturb communications. See how these actions can have serious consequences for the organization.

What you'll learn

Connecting computing devices together to share files and other resources is certainly an essential part of today's computing landscape; however, the very act of connecting to networks introduces risk to the devices and the data stored on them. In this course, Penetrating Networks for CompTIA PenTest+, you will gain the ability to review all aspects of given network infrastructure to discover any weaknesses during a penetration test. First, you will learn about the similarities that all networks have in common that create different attack surfaces. Next, you will discover how different networking services can create possible entry points into a network or, at the least, the ability to enumerate systems for more data. Finally, you will explore how to look within the realm of wireless technologies whether it's basic WiFi or Bluetooth, or even some of the flaws of WPS. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to thoroughly test networks and their devices during a penetration testing engagement. .

About the author

Dale Meredith has been a Certified Ethical Hacker/Instructor EC-Council for the past 15 years, and Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 20 years. Dale also has an additional 7 years of senior IT management experience and worked as a CTO for a popular ISP provider. Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge of the course material. Straddling the line of fun and function, Dale's instruction is memorable and entertaining. Dale's knowl... more

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