• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

As a pentester, you need to understand the methods of real-life attackers and use the tools, techniques, and resources they exploit. Join ethical hacker Clint Kehr as he guides you from basic hacking concepts to advanced exploitation techniques in this Offensive Penetration Testing Course. Develop the hacker mindset or hone your existing skills.

Learning Objectives

The Offensive Penetration Testing course can help students prepare for penetration testing oriented exams like the CEH and the OSCP. Students will learn to identify vulnerabilities and use exploits to test the defenses of your information systems, and other penetration testing. By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Use passive and active reconnaissance techniques
- Use basic and advanced scanning and information harvesting techniques
- Create code to exploit vulnerabilities
- Use and modify public exploits
- Recognize legit public exploits from fake exploits
- Use several techniques to gain access to a system from both remote and local side
- Use several techniques to escalate privileges
- Clear your tracks
- Create executive reports so your pentesting results can be presented to management.
- Perform lateral and vertical jumps between systems
- Use tunnels to compromise other computers on the network or hide your traffic.

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.