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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Version 9 Cert Guide, Second Edition by Michael Gregg

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Chapter 3. Footprinting and Scanning

This chapter covers the following topics:

Image The Seven-Step Information-Gathering Process: The process of accumulating data about a specific network environment, usually for the purpose of completing the footprinting process, mapping the attack surface, and finding ways to intrude into the environment.

Image Identifying Active Machines: The identification of active machines is accomplished by means of ping sweeps and port scans. Both aid in an analysis of understanding whether the machine is actively connected to the ...

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