• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description
Nikto is a simple, open-source web server scanner that examines a website and reports the vulnerabilities found on the website, that could be exploited. It is considered the industry standard for a vulnerability scanning tool for websites.

Learning Objectives

Nikto is a simple, open-source web server scanner that examines a website and reports the vulnerabilities found on the website, that could be exploited. It is considered the industry standard for a vulnerability scanning tool for websites. This tool is not designed as a stealthy tool, so its activities will be noticeable in IDS/IPS systems or other similar utilized detection mechanisms. This tool performs a comprehensive scan, scans over 6700 vulnerable programs/directories and checks configuration of the server including multiple index files, backup files lying on the server etc. This tool also supports SSL and HTTP proxy. __Teaching Assistant__ Vikramajeet Khatri and Tahir Ibrahim __(Disclaimer: Breaking Stuff with Robert is a Cybrary series that will be running indefinitely. You will not earn CEU/CPE hours by watching any individual 'Breaking Stuff with Robert' episode. However, you can still earn a certificate of completion for each episode completed.)__

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.