Testing Security Controls and Detecting Vulnerabilities with Nmap

by Matt Glass

This course will help you will learn how to leverage the capabilities of Nmap to find insecure applications and explore the weaknesses in your organization’s firewalls.

What you'll learn

Testing network security controls and discovering vulnerabilities are important parts of any organizations security plan. In this course, Testing Security Controls and Detecting Vulnerabilities with Nmap, you will learn how to do just that. First, you will learn how Nmap conducts host discovery. Next, you will see how to perform port scans. Finally, you will learn how Nmap detects applications and operating systems. After finishing this course, you will know how to leverage the capabilities of Nmap to find insecure applications and explore the weaknesses in your organization’s network security devices.

About the author

Matt Glass is an IT Project Manager in Stuttgart, Germany, working as a government contractor. He has more than 12 years of IT experience in a variety of roles.

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