Nmap Professional Network Scanning

Become a pro at using Nmap to discover computers, services, and vulnerabilities on networks!
Nmap Professional Network Scanning
File Size :
1.61 GB
Total length :
4h 28m



Jason Wood


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Nmap Professional Network Scanning

What you’ll learn

Gain critical skills to become a penetration tester, ethical hacker, and security professional
You will become skilled at testing your network security using one of the most powerful network security tools available
Learn how to rapidly and safely scan networks for undiscovered hosts and services
Learn the basics of the Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) and start to build your own NSE scripts
You will know the details of how Nmap works and apply them to real world scanning situations
Perform network scanning safely and effectively

Nmap Professional Network Scanning


Students should have the knowledge and ability to setup virtual machines to run Nmap on and to scan against.
Basic familiarity with the Linux command line is extremely helpful
A computer system with the sufficient hardware resources to run one to two virtual machines. 4GBs of memory is a minimum and 8GBs is recommended.


What is this course about?You will become an expert using the most powerful and flexible network scanner available.  Nmap is the scanner that other scanners are measured against and you will know how to use it from start to finish.This course will start off with the basics of network scanning with Nmap and move into how you can use it safely and effectively in your network.  You will use practical examples and demonstrations to learn how to use Nmap right now!Why should you take this course?This course is based on real experiences using Nmap in network security tests on a huge variety of networks.  When you are done, you will have the information you need to safely and effectively scan networks for vulnerabilities, services, and hosts.  You will start out at the very basics and work your way up to writing your own basic Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) scripts.You will learn a core tool that will help you become a more effective:penetration testerethical hackersecurity professionalsystems administratorIT professionalNmap is an incredibly powerful tool that you can use to troubleshoot network issues, find unknown network services, and vulnerabilities.  What students are saying:”Superb. Covers the subject very nicely with no wasted dialog.”- James B.”You present the ideas well, you have a good voice to listen to, you give clear explanations, your video resolution is excellent, and your reference material is excellent.”- Pamela D.”Being new to IT and pentesting, this course was both informative and practical. I learned more than I though I would about Nmap and its many many features. Looking forward to more courses offered by this teacher/company. Thank you!”- Matthew K.Some of the topics include:Getting and installing NmapPort scanning basics with NmapSafe scanning techniquesPerformance and tuning considerationsNmap Scripting EngineWriting NSE scriptsWhen you complete this course, you will have gone from the basics of Nmap to how to customize your scans to solve some of the different problems you will face in doing network scans.


Section 1: Getting Started

Lecture 1 Nmap Course Introduction

Lecture 2 Nmap Basics and Getting Nmap

Lecture 3 Network Scanning Legal Considerations

Lecture 4 Networking Basics

Lecture 5 Nmap Cheatsheet for Class

Section 2: Time to Scan!

Lecture 6 Getting Help

Lecture 7 Run Your First Nmap Scan

Lecture 8 Port States and Reading Nmap Output

Lecture 9 Saving Nmap Output

Lecture 10 Understanding the Different Phases of Nmap Scanning

Lecture 11 Scanning IPv6 Addresses with Nmap

Lecture 12 OS Privileges Required for Scanning

Section 3: Advanced Scan Types, Techniques and Performance Tuning

Lecture 13 Host Discovery Scans

Lecture 14 Operating System Detection Scans

Lecture 15 Service Analysis Scans

Lecture 16 Port Scanning Techniques – Part 1

Lecture 17 Port Scanning Techniques – Part 2

Lecture 18 Nmap Performance Tuning

Section 4: NSE Scripting

Lecture 19 The Nmap Scripting Engine

Lecture 20 NSE Scripting: Some Lua Basics

Lecture 21 Writing Basic NSE Scripts

Lecture 22 Writing Your Second NSE Script

Lecture 23 Conclusion: Where to Next?

Systems administrators, network administrators, network security admins,IT professionals and developers,Security enthusiasts and those curious about discovering hosts on networks

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 4h 28m | 1.61 GB
Created by: Jason Wood

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