Information Technology

Security: Penetration Testing Level 1 (2 Days) - Virtual or In-person


Do you understand your IT vulnerabilities and common security weakness so that you can protect your environment? It is important to secure our systems and then to test that security for flaws or exploits.

This class teaches the basics of penetration testing using examples and hands-on exercises. We will explore several different aspects of modern testing methodology using current tools like Kali Linux, Burp Suite, and Nmap.

This class will cover the setup of a testing system and systems to practice on as well as the practical tests themselves. Recommended as the 6th course in the Information Security Certificate.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of penetration testing and what it is
  • Set up systems to perform the tests from as well as on for practice
  • Use and install Kali Linux
  • Scan networks to find hosts and other points of attack
  • Scan web applications to both identify them and attack them
  • Apply social engineering to leverage human knowledge and behavior
  • Use Nmap and other tools to scan the network and hosts

Competencies covered in this course: Defending network, scanning applications and recognizing points of attack

Intended Audience: Anyone interested in defending their networks and applications from attack

Recommended Prerequisite: To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using personal computers, the mouse and keyboard. You should be able to use Windows to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. Strong knowledge of the Windows OS. Recommended as the 6th course in the Information Security Certificate

Virtually Led Trainings: If you’re registering for a virtual training, the classroom link and materials will be sent to you separately within 1-2 business days before the scheduled class date.

Scheduled Class Location and Dates
City / Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
1 Virtual

Virtual Training
  • Aug 2 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Aug 3 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
$675.00 Wed, 07/14/2021 - 17:00 Jim Parshall