Course Overview:

This is an advanced course that assumes the attendee is a qualified security professional with experience using security tools and understands the concepts behind penetration testing. Courses that build up the expertise that enables a student to succeed in this course is Security+, CEH, CISSP, and any of the GIAC certifications. This course is completely hands-on and utilizes the BackTrack tool suite from The course covers, in detail, various attacks and tools that are contained in the BackTrack tool suite.

Attendees to TN-335: Advanced Penetration Testing Using Open Source Tools will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.


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Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Information Security and Open Source Software
  • Operating System Tools
  • Firewalls
  • Scanners
  • Vulnerability Scanners
  • Network Sniffers
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Analysis and Management Tools
  • Encryption Tools
  • Wireless Tools
  • Forensic Tools
  • More on Open Source Software


  • Experience in IT Security
  • Solid basic knowledge of networks and TCP/IP
  • Experience in command line under Linux and Windows is required



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