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Kali Linux Fundamentals

time1.25 Hours
levelBeginner
ceu1.25 CEU/CPE
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Kali Linux Fundamentals
Course Intro
Have you always wanted to get into ethical hacking but weren’t sure where to start? Have you researched tools for penetration testing but can’t find a concise, easy to follow resource to get you up to speed? In this course you will learn about an industry stan
Course Description

Have you always wanted to get into ethical hacking but weren’t sure where to start? Have you researched tools for penetration testing but can’t find a concise, easy to follow resource to get you up to speed? In this course you will learn about an industry standard tool for penetration and security testing, Kali Linux. Once you have completed this course you should have proficiency with the terminology, basic components, and tools associated with Kali Linux. Topics in this course will include:

  • Basic terminology and history of the platform
  • How to download and install a copy of Kali
  • How to navigate the terminal, filesystem and useful commands for getting started
  • How to manage network settings, services and users
  • Basic troubleshooting resources and steps
  • An Introduction to tools and security testing resources

You are expected to do some additional research outside of this course but with the information provided here you should leave with a comfortable foundation moving forward. I look forward to working with you and hope to see you soon.

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand basic terminology as it relates to the Kali distribution
  2. Able to conduct basic activities such as installation, troubleshooting, and navigation of the distribution
  3. A basic understanding of the Kali distribution tools

Prerequisites: The students should have a knowledge base in the following areas:

  • Basic hardware knowledge
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Basic technical terminology understanding

If you plan to follow along and practice what is demonstrated in the courseware you will need a copy of Kali and a hypervisor.

Complete this course and earn a Kali Linux Fundamentals Certificate of Completion
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