Footprinting is the process of gathering data regarding a network environment, and is usually for the purpose of finding ways to intrude into the environment. Footprinting can reveal system vulnerabilities and improve the ease with which they can be exploited. In this course, the fundamentals of footprinting are covered along with some methods to perform the process.
What you will learn:
- List types of information to search for during footprinting
- Explain how web crawlers work
- Describe how Google hacking work
- List social networking sites to gather information
This course is part of the following course program:
Cyber Security Tools for Today's Environment
Courses included in this program:
Sean Oriyano is a seasoned security professional and entrepreneur. Over the past 25 years he has split his time between writing, researching, consulting and training various people and organizations on a wide range of topic relating to both IT and security. As an instructor and consultant Sean has traveled to all different places all over the world sharing his knowledge as well as gaining exposure to many different environments and cultures along the way. His broad knowledge and easy to understand manner, with a healthy dose of humor, have led to Sean being a regularly requested instructor.
Outside of training and consulting Sean is also a best-selling author with many years experience in both digital and print media. Sean has published books for McGraw-Hill, Wiley, Sybex, O'Reilly Media and Jones & Bartlett. Over the last decade Sean has also expanded his reach even further by appearing on shows in both TV and radio. To date, Sean has appeared in over a dozen TV programs and radio shows discussing different cyber security topics and technologies.
Outside his own business activities Sean is a member of the military as a Chief Warrant Officer specializing in infrastructure and security as well as the development of new troops. Additionally, as a CWO he is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in his field and is frequently called upon to provide expertise, training and mentoring wherever needed.
When not working Sean is an avid Obstacle Course Racer having completed numerous races, a world championship race and a Spartan Trifecta. He also enjoys traveling, bodybuilding, training and MMA.
Publication Year: 2016