Introduction to the latest penetration testing techniques. Covers pre-engagement interactions, intelligence gathering, threat modeling, vulnerability analysis, exploitation, post-exploitation, and reporting in penetration testing. Methodologies for web applications will be covered, including choosing the best techniques and tools for security situations. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Define and use the terms used in penetration testing; Describe the steps in penetration testing; Choose the right penetration technique for a given situation; Choose the right penetration tools for a given situation; Describe the required content of a report after penetration testing.