2. Reconnaissance

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Lesson Description

This module will introduce some techniques used for reconnaissance and social engineering. The software simulations introduce some of the methods and software that can be used in reconnaissance.

  • Reconnaissance 
  • Social Engineering
  • Twitter Profiling  
  • Google Hacking  
  • Maltego  

Intended Audience  

Although perceived as an IT issue, cyber security is, in fact, a subject relevant to all business units. Cyber Primer is aimed at anyone with an interest in cyber security, whether they are looking to pursue a career as a penetration tester, or just want to get a feel for the world of cyber security.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this lesson, however, participants are expected to have a basic understanding of computers and the internet.

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Originating from a systems administration/network architecture career, a solid part of his career building networks for educational institutes. With security being a mainstay his implementation he grew a strong passion for everything cyber orientated especially social engineering. The educational experience led to him mentoring young women in IT, helping them to begin a cyber career. He is a recipient of the Cisco global cyber security scholarship. A CCNA Cyber Ops holder and elected for the CCNP Cyber Ops program.