Testing Security Controls and Detecting Vulnerabilities with Nmap 7

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 7, 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.

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About the author

Matt Glass is a Regional Field Service Support Lead in Yokosuka, Japan, working as a government contractor. Matt has more than 13 years of IT experience in a variety of roles. Consistently finding joy in developing the skills of others and helping their careers, he joined Pluralsight in 2017 to pass on the lessons he learned. Matt is married and the father of four children.

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