With computer hacking attacks making headline news on a frequent occasion, it is time for companies and individuals to take a more active stance in securing their computer systems. Kali Linux is an Ethical Hacking platform that allows good guys to use the same tools and techniques that a hacker would use so they can find issues with their security before the bad guys do.
NMAP is a powerful network scanning tool that can be used by a network administrator or security practitioner to audit a network. This course will lead the student through a discussion of NMAP's scanning phases and a discussion of the tool's capabilities and options for network, host, and service discovery. After completion of the course, the student will have a thorough knowledge of NMAP and be able to use it to effectively ensure the security of their network.