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Penetration Testing OSINT Gathering with Recon-ng

by David Clinton

Recon-ng is an open source framework built to scan the internet's vast data stores to help you discover potential security problems. This course will prepare you for the exploit testing stages of your penetration testing process.

What you'll learn

At the core of the penetration testing process is a thorough knowledge of open source intelligence (OSINT) gathering. In this course, Penetration Testing OSINT Gathering with Recon-ng, you'll learn how to use the free Recon-ng framework to find possible infrastructure vulnerabilities. First, you'll explore how the more than ninety scan modules included in Recon-ng are organized and prepared for use. Next, you'll dive into specifics of how to plan and run scans. Finally, you'll cover how to interpret and report the data that you get back. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to leverage Recon-ng's many powerful tools to shine a bright light on the true state of your company's security.

About the author

David Clinton is an AWS Solutions Architect and a Linux server administrator. He's written books on cloud and Linux administration, IT security, and data analytics.

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