• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In Pentest Fundamentals: Scanning Networks, we explain what scanning is and why it's important for a security assessment or maintenance. He also discusses NMAP and covers the various types of NMAP techniques to scan a target effectively. Hping, a cmd packet-crafting tool generally used as a network security tool, and PackETH, an alternative of hping.

Learning Objectives

Understand what network scanning is and why its important for a security assessment or maintenance.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Network Services


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