Jan
26
In the continuation of our Pentesting 101 series we dive deeper into fingerprinting. During the remainder of this series, we will display nmap screenshots. We recommend reading the command line switches here to familiarize yourself with the information before the next section of the article is released. It’s worth it to take a moment to read the command line switches on this page to familiarize yourself with the upcoming set of screenshots. Read More
Jan
22
This week dive into four new professional-level Networking courses, created by Rohit Pardasani, Piotr Kaluzny and Brian McGahan. These courses feature over 15 hours of in-depth video instruction, graded quizzes and supplemental course files to help you master the technologies and become an expert.  Read More
Jan
20
In today's blog INE instructor Keith Bogart discusses the rise in automation and scripting technologies in Cisco exams, and why it's worth it for Networking certification candidates to learn Ansible.   Read More
Jan
15
Working towards a professional level Azure certification? If so you'll want to check out Tracy Wallace's newest courses, included in your Cloud Pass. Each course contains several hours of in-depth instruction, graded quizzes to test your comprehension and hands-on Azure tasks to practice your skills.  Read More
Jan
12
So far in the introduction to penetration testing series of articles, we have covered non-intrusive ways of gathering intelligence on a target network. Using Technical and Human OSINT helped create a picture of the target network that is subject to a penetration test through unobtrusive means. If you’re just joining us in this series, we define Technical OSINT as gathering technical data on a target network through tools and web searches. Human OSINT is gathering data on the human aspect of the... Read More
Jan
08
Ready to dive into programming fundamentals with INE instructors David Mertz and Kristin Day? Check out three new courses , part of INE's Data Science Pass. Each course includes in-depth instruction, graded quizzes and hands-on practice with GitHub projects to help you master the technologies.  Read More
Jan
05
Google and file searches on a website are good ways to accomplish manual Human OSINT. However, most penetration testers like automation. There is a tool called “Maltego” that automates many of the search processes one would use on multiple search engines and social media platforms. Maltego is an application that has many plugins that interface with APIs of various internet databases. Some of these databases are ones that previous articles have mentioned like shodan.io. These APIs can be... Read More
Dec
29
When gathering initial information, penetration testers need to focus on an organization’s human element. In the last article, we covered the technical aspects of Open Source Intelligence or OSINT. OSINT traditionally comes in two different forms, Technical and Human. For penetration tests, it is equally important to know the human aspect of the target network just as well as knowing the technical aspects. Read More
Dec
25
Networking is a fundamental part of IT management, with businesses depending on their teams to master an array of technologies within the industry. This week we're giving you four new courses, developed and presented by INE's team of Networking experts, created to help strengthen your understanding of an array of important Networking topics: Read More
Dec
22
One of the most comprehensive ways to gather Technical OSINT on a penetration testing target is to use a search engine called “Shodan.” Shodan isn’t a normal search engine like Google or DuckDuckGo. What Shodan does is scan the internet for devices.  Read More

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