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The vendor neutral Certified Penetration Testing Consultant course is designed for IT Security Professionals and IT Network Administrators who are interested in taking an in-depth look into specific Penetration tests and techniques against operating systems.

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Overview:

The vendor-neutral Certified Penetration Testing Consultant course is designed for IT Security Professionals and IT Network Administrators who are interested in taking an in-depth look into specific Penetration tests and techniques against operating systems. This course will teach you the necessary skills to work as a penetration testing team, the exploitation process, how to create a buffer overflow against programs running on Windows and Linux while subverting features such as DEP and ASLR. This course will guide you through OWASP Top 10, teach you how to create shellcode to gain remote code execution, and understand and build a different proof of concept code based on exploits pulled from exploit-db and testing using a debugger. The course starts by explaining how to build the right penetration testing team, covers scanning with NMAP, leading into the exploitation process, a little fuzzing with a spike to help guide our proof of concept code, writing buffer overflows, understanding OWASP, Linux stack smashing, Windows exploit protection and getting around those protection methods, a section on report writing, and capping off the course with a scenario that will you’re your skills as a penetration testing team.

This course uses in-depth lab exercises after most modules. Students may spend 16 hours+ performing labs that emulate real-world Pen Testing and exploit development.

Prerequisite(s):

  • CPTE or equivalent knowledge
  • A minimum of 24 months experience in Networking Technologies
  • Sound knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Computer hardware knowledge

Audience:

  • IS Security Officers
  • Cyber Security Managers/Admins
  • Penetration Testers
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Auditors

Outline:

Module 1 – Pentesting Team Formation

  • Section 1 – Project Management
  • Section 2 – Pentesting Metrics
  • Section 3 – Team Roles, Responsibilities and Benefits
  • Lab Exercise – Skills Assessment

Module 2 – NMAP Automation

  • Section 1– NMAP Basics
  • Section 2 – NMAP Automation
  • Section 3 – NMAP Report Documentation
  • Lab Exercise – Automation Breakdown

Module 3 – Exploitation Process

  • Section 1 – Purpose
  • Section 2 – Countermeasures
  • Section 3 – Evasion
  • Section 4 – Precision Strike
  • Section 5 – Customized Exploitation
  • Section 6 – Tailored Exploits
  • Section 7 – Zero Day Angle
  • Section 8 – Example Avenues of Attack
  • Section 9 – Overall Objective of Exploitation

Module 4 – Fuzzing with Spike

  • Section 1 – Vulnserver
  • Section 2 – Spike Fuzzing Setup
  • Section 3 – Fuzzing a TCP Application
  • Section 4 – Custom Fuzzing Script
  • Lab Exercise – Fuzzing with Spike

Module 5 – Simple Buffer Overflow

  • Section 1 – Exploit-DB
  • Section 2 – Immunity Debugger
  • Section 3 – Python
  • Section 4 – Shellcode
  • Lab Exercise – Let’s Crash and Callback

Module 6 – Stack Based Windows Buffer Overflow

  • Section 1 – Debugger
  • Section 2 – Vulnerability Research
  • Section 3 – Control EIP, Control the Crash
  • Section 4 – JMP ESP Instruction
  • Section 5 – Finding the Offset
  • Section 6 – Code Execution and Shellcode
  • Section 7 – Does the Exploit Work?
  • Lab Exercise – MiniShare for the Win

Module 7 – Web Application Security and Exploitation

  • Section 1 – Web Applications
  • Section 2 – OWASP Top 10 – 2017
  • Section 3 – Zap
  • Section 4 – Scapy

Module 8 – Linux Stack Smashing

  • Section 1 – Exploiting the Stack on Linux
  • Lab Exercise – Stack Overflow. Did we get root?

Module 9 – Linux Address Space Layout Randomization

  • Section 1 – Stack Smashing to the Extreme
  • Lab Exercise – Defeat Me and Lookout ASLR
  • Section 1 – Introduction to Windows Exploit Protection
  • Section 2 – Structured Exception Handling
  • Section 3 – Data Execution Prevention (DEP)
  • Section 4 – SafeSEH/SEHOP

Module 11 – Getting Around SEH and ASLR (Windows)

  • Section 1 – Vulnerable Server Setup
  • Section 2 – Time to Test it Out
  • Section 3 – “Vulnserver” meets Immunity
  • Section 4 – VulnServer Demo
  • Lab Exercise – Time to overwrite SEH and ASLR

Module 12 – Penetration Testing Report Writing

  • Section 1 – Reporting

Additional information

Length

5 days

Guaranteed to run

No