Learn the basic concepts of the Nmap tool like Host Discovery, Port Scanning, Service/OS/Version Detection, and the Nmap Scripting Engine(NSE) for security. In this episode, Wes and Dan explore the administrative utility known as Nmap. They discuss what the Nmap software is and might use this software. They demonstrate how to obtain the software as well the types of operating systems that support Nmap and their associated installer types. They will show how to install Nmap in the major operating systems such as Windows, Ubuntu and CentOS.
To find vulnerabilities
What is ping
What is ping sweep
TCP communication flag
Different type of scanning concepts
TCP based scanning
UDP based scanning
Preparing lab setup at your home
Port scanning basics
Port scanning techniques
Some experience in the world of networking. You should also have a basic understanding of Linux, since we will use a Linux distribution called Kali Linux for the examples in the course.
This course is designed for people who want to learn more about Nmap – what it is used for, how to use Nmap to scan your network for open ports.