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internal and external penetration testing
Internal and External Network Penetration Testing 

Internal and External Network Penetration Testing | Shelby Vankirk |Penetration Testing Organizations sometimes experience a network penetration incident they could have avoided if their security systems had been strengthened at the time of the attack. These incidents include information leaks, unauthorized access to network systems, and data loss.  A penetration incident involves the intentional use…

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How to Prepare for CPENT
How to Prepare for the C|PENT Certification: Valuable Guidance From a Cyber Professional

How to Prepare for the C|PENT Certification: Valuable Guidance From a Cyber Professional If you’re preparing for EC-Council’s Certified Penetration Testing Professional (C|PENT) certification, it’s normal to feel intimidated by the prospect of learning the program’s technical concepts. However, while mastering the exam is no cakewalk, the challenge will pay off in the end. My…

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Reverse Engineering Techniques for Penetration Testers
Reverse Engineering Techniques for Penetration Testers 

Reverse Engineering Techniques and Tools for Penetration Testers Penetration testing is a highly in-demand job skill in today’s cybersecurity market. Data breaches cost companies USD 4.2 million in 2021 (IBM, 2021), and penetration testers can help companies protect and secure some of their most valuable assets. In a World Economic Forum (2022) survey, 50% of…

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What Are Network Ports and Port Scanning Techniques? 
What Are Network Ports and Port Scanning Techniques?  

Preventing Malicious Hacks with Port Scanning Techniques Port scanning techniques are a valuable part of any cybersecurity professional’s toolkit. Ethical hackers and penetration testers frequently use port scanning techniques to locate vulnerabilities in a network that malicious hackers can use to gain access. Port scanning is a fundamental part of the pre-attack phase of a penetration test.…

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C|PENT Review, Preparation Tips, and Cyber Range Experience: Advice From a Licensed Penetration Tester (Master)

C|PENT Review, Preparation Tips, and Cyber Range Experience: Advice From a Licensed Penetration Tester (Master) Before sharing my experience with and advice for the Certified Penetration Testing Professional (C|PENT) program, I must mention that C|PENT is different from other programs. While preparing for C|PENT, I learned many new, cool concepts and practiced them in EC-Council’s…

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How Can Penetration Testing Prevent Social Engineering Attacks
How Can Penetration Testing Prevent Social Engineering Attacks?

How Can Penetration Testing Prevent Social Engineering Attacks? Sensitive information is everywhere, from the databases of the world’s largest corporations to the social media pages of everyday individuals. Cybercriminals actively seek to acquire this data through social engineering techniques. Since successful cyberattacks can be extremely costly for organizations, it’s essential to understand how to combat…

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Advanced Penetration Testing Techniques
Learn Advanced Penetration Testing Techniques in the CPENT Course

Learn Advanced Penetration Testing Techniques in the CPENT Course Cybersecurity has become critical as the need to protect digital infrastructure, personal data, and business operations grows. Cybersecurity professionals are always in demand, but to stay ahead of the curve, they need to keep up with the latest technologies, including advanced penetration testing techniques. This article…

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