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Metasploit for Beginners: Ethical Penetration Testing
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Metasploit for Beginners: Ethical Penetration Testing

Taught in English

Ryan Nigro

Instructor: Ryan Nigro

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Beginner level

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3
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

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What you'll learn

  • Utilize an exploit using Metasploit to gain access to a vulnerable system

  • Perform a Vulnerability Scan Analysis to enable effective vulnerability reporting

  • Author comprehensive penetration testing reports with results that will enable a company to fix their vulnerabilities

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November 2023

Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

3
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(13 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Use Nmap to Scan for Vulnerable Services

  2. Perform Vulnerability Research

  3. Perform More Active Reconaissance

  4. Intro To Metasploit

  5. Load Your First Metasploit Module

  6. Exploit a Vulnerable Machine

  7. Create a Penetration Testing Report

Recommended experience

- Basic knowledge of linux command line and networking

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  • Available only on desktop

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