Introduction to Penetration Testing
Finding and Analyzing Vulnerabilities in Systems and Networks with Kali Linux
By Ric Messier
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: December 2015
Run time: 4 hours 24 minutes

In this Introduction to Penetration Testing training course, expert author Ric Messier will teach you how to find and analyze vulnerabilities in systems and networks with Kali Linux. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no penetration testing experience is required.

You will start by learning about reconnaissance, including DNS, using job sites, social networking investigation, and using Wireshark filters. From there, Ric will teach you about scanning and vulnerability analysis, including setting up and starting an OpenVAS scan, ExploitDB, and vulnerability research using CVEs. This video tutorial also covers Metasploit, including adding hosts to the database, using Metasploit for scans, and exploits with Metasploit. Finally, you will learn about website testing.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have learned how to find and analyze vulnerabilities in systems and networks with Kali Linux.

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