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Ethical Hacking; Routing Protocols and Penetration Testing

Learn about network penetration testing and common routing protocols in this free online course.

Network and Security
Free Course
This free online routing protocols and penetration testing course is designed to help you learn more about routing protocols. The course gives you some great insights into routing protocols like Broader Gateway Protocol (BGP), message types in BGP and IP version 6. By the end of the course, you will be much better equipped with the understanding of routing protocols and network vulnerability scanning using Nessus and other software.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course will begin by introducing you to routing protocols. You will get to learn about packet delivery options and routing methods. You will also learn about IP version 6 and some examples of how routing works in real-time. Routing is an important component of networking. Therefore, it is important to gain a full understanding of the concepts ab initio.


The course then moves on to show you a practical demonstration of ethical hacking using Kali Linux. You will learn how to set up your own lab environment using VirtualBox and Kali Linux to demonstrate ethical hacking. You will also be introduced to Passive Reconnaissance, and learn that passive reconnaissance or information gathering is done using Netcraft, Google search, or email harvesting.


Finally, you will learn about the Metasploit framework. You will learn how to use the Metasploit framework to penetrate different operating systems like Windows XP, Windows 7, other versions of Windows, other operating systems such as Linux and how the Metasploit is used for penetration testing. You will then learn about man-in-the-middle attack using the concept of sniffing via Address Resolution Protocol(ARP) poisoning. Start this course today, and increase your knowledge base in the field of routing protocols and penetration testing.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will be able to: 


  • State the two most used protocols used at the transport layer level
  • Explain the direct delivery method of packet delivery
  • Describe the types of routing tables
  • Distinguish between interior and exterior routing protocols
  • Explain the message types in Border Gateway Protocol(BGP)
  • List at least three tools used for network scanning
  • Explain how vulnerability assessment is done using Nessus
  • Describe man-in-the-middle attack using the concept of sniffing via ARP poisoning.
  • Explain how to use Metasploit for penetration into Windows and Linux operating systems

Certification

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