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Reconnaissance with Sn1per

by Ricardo Reimao

Reconnaissance is one of the most important stages of a red team exercise. In this course, we cover the Sn1per tool, which allows you to perform passive and active reconnaissance against your target.

What you'll learn

The first and most important phase of a red team engagement is reconnaissance. It is during this phase that you gather valuable information about your target, such as IP addresses, sub-domains, open ports and even potential vulnerabilities to be exploited.

In this course, Reconnaissance with Sn1per, we cover one of the most complete tools for recon, called Sn1per.

First, you will learn how to use this tool to perform active and passive scans against the Globomantics corporation. Then, you will learn how to use Sn1per to perform a stealth scan (using OSINT techniques) against a public domain.

This course covers several important tactics from the MITRE ATT&CK framework, including: Active Scanning (T1595), Gather Victim Host Information (T1592), Gather Victim Network Information (T1590), Search Open Technical Databases (T1596), Search Open Websites/Domains (T1593) and Gather Victim Identity Information (T1589).

Table of contents

Course Overview (Tool Introduction)

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this cyber security course?

In this course, you will learn how to use the Sn1per tool to automate reconnaissance tasks and save time.

What is active recon?

Active reconnaissance is a type of computer attack in which an intruder engages with the targeted system to gather information about vulnerabilities.

What is passive recon?

Passive reconnaissance is an attepmt to gain information about targeted computers and networks without engaging with the systems.

What is Sn1per?

Sn1per is an automated scanner that can be used during a penetration test to enumerate and scan for vulnerabilites.

Are there any prerequisites for cyber security course?

There are no prerequisites for this cyber security course.

About the author

Ricardo is a Cybersecurity Consultant based in Toronto (Canada). He has 14+ years of IT experience, 10 of them in the IT Security field. His main interests are: SIEM solutions (IBM QRadar), Enterprise Security Risk, Penetration Testing, Security processes/procedures and Network Security.

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