Coupon & course info
Course Name: Kali Linux – Backtrack Evolved
Subtitle: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing
Instructor: Taught by Packt Publishing, Tech Knowledge in Motion
Category: IT & Software
Subcategory: Network & Security
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $85 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of March 15, 2016…
Students: 611 students enrolled
Ratings: 9 reviews
Rank: ranked #457 in Udemy IT & Software Courses
Brief course description
Kali Linux is the latest Linux distribution from Offensive Security, custom-built for the distinct purposes of performing network security audits and forensic investigations. Kali comes fully loaded with hundreds of integrated tools to perform every aspect of a penetration test. Kali Linux – Backtrack Evolved: A Penetration Tester’s Guide helps you to develop practical and useful professional skills in the information security industry, while simultaneously delivering the high level of excitement and exhilaration that goes hand-in-hand with the world of computer and network hacking. Cyber-crime is on the rise and information security is becoming more paramount than ever before. A single attack on a company’s network infrastructure can often result in irreparable damage to a company’s assets and/or reputation. It is no longer sufficient to merely rely on traditional security measures. In order to ensure the security of critical information assets, it is essential to become familiar with the strategies, tactics, and techniques that are used by actual hackers who seek to compromise your network. Kali Linux – Backtrack Evolved: A Penetration Tester’s Guide will prepare you to enter the world of professional hacking by ensuring that you are well versed with the skills needed and tools used to compromise the security of enterprise networks and information systems.
Justin Hutchens currently works as a security consultant and regularly performs penetration tests and security assessments for a wide range of clients. He previously served in the United States Air Force where he worked as an intrusion detection specialist, network vulnerability analyst and malware forensic investigator for a large enterprise network with over 55,000 networked systems. He currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and multiple professional information security certifications, to include CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), eWPT (eLearnSecurity Web-Application Penetration Tester), GCIH (GIAC Certified Incident Handler), CNDA (Certified Network Defense Architect), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst) and CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator).
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Packt Publishing bio
Over the past ten years Packt Publishing has developed an extensive catalogue of over 2000 books, e-books and video courses aimed at keeping IT professionals ahead of the technology curve. From new takes on established technologies through to the latest guides on emerging platforms, topics and trends – Packt’s focus has always been on giving our customers the working knowledge they need to get the job done. Our Udemy courses continue this tradition, bringing you comprehensive yet concise video courses straight from the experts.
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: All Levels
Lectures: 40 lessons
Duration: 2.5 Hours of video
What you get: Many advanced techniques are addressed within this series, but it is still designed to simultaneously accommodate less experienced viewers. The series provides detailed explanations intended to clearly address the underlying processes involved with all tasks performed.
Target audience: Kali Linux – Backtrack Evolved: A Penetration Tester’s Guide is a great choice for anybody interested in information security, penetration testing or ethical hacking. While a basic understanding of Linux and TCP/IP will be helpful in understanding the content, it is not essential.
Requirements: Basic understanding of Linux and TCP/IP will be helpful in understanding the content, it is not essential.
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
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