Technical Weakness Identification with Nikto 2

by Lee Allen

This course will help you learn to identify web server misconfigurations and vulnerabilities with Nikto.

What you'll learn

Would you like to identify web server weaknesses and vulnerabilities during the reconnaissance phase? In this course, Technical Weakness Identification with Nikto 2, you will gain the ability to scan web servers for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations. First, you will learn how to use Nikto to perform a web server vulnerability scan. Next, you will discover options within Nikto that allow you to start scans against multiple hosts. Finally, you will explore how to use the Nikto configuration file to setup static cookies and to send scan traffic through a proxy. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of web server scanning with Nikto needed to identify web server vulnerabilities.

About the author

Lee has worked in the security industry for over 20 years. His experience includes providing various security services to several organizations including an Internet Service Provider, a computer manufacturer, a global pharmaceutical company, a public university, and a large bank where he was responsible for the penetration testing team. Lee has published several books focused on teaching penetration testing skills and is an active Pluralsight author where he has published more than 10 video tra... more

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