Ethical Hacking - Learning the Basics

Video description

Go through the basics of network security and penetration testing to begin your journey to becoming an ethical hacker: a skilled professional who looks for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in software systems and uses this knowledge to defend them from external breaches. You will learn the concepts of ethical hacking and look at issues from a hacker’s perspective. 

The video is divided into six sections, covering various aspects of ethical hacking for a beginner to grasp. Starting with an introduction to the basics of ethical hacking, you will go through common terminologies used and also learn to install your first virtual machine. You will then take a look at various Linux terminal commands and also learn to perform basic operations with them. The following sections will introduce footprinting and vulnerability scanning, where you will learn how these processes work by going through examples. In conclusion, you will learn what exploitation is and how a minor vulnerability in the system can lead to a breach. 

What You Will Learn
  • Gain a basic understanding of ethical hacking
  • Set up your first virtual machine
  • Get acquainted with Linux terminal commands 
  • Carry out network and web penetration testing
  • Spot vulnerabilities in the software system
Who This Video Is For

Anybody who is interested in learning ethical hacking/penetration testing and who wants to learn how to secure their websites and networks from hackers. 

Product information

  • Title: Ethical Hacking - Learning the Basics
  • Author(s): Sunil Gupta
  • Release date: November 2018
  • Publisher(s): Apress
  • ISBN: 9781484243480