Internet And Network Technologies
Physical Pen Testing
Physical Penetration Testing

Physical Penetration Testing

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Physical Penetration Testing

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • describe the importance of physical penetration testing and why organizations must perform penetration testing
  • describe the steps necessary to implement a physical penetration testing program and the phases of penetration testing
  • identify different lock pick tools and why lock picking is important in cybersecurity
  • describe how to protect sensitive data with security testing and the five penetration testing rules of engagement
  • describe penetration testing tools that are used by professional hackers
  • identify the types of penetration testing and common terminology
  • describe electromagnetic security vulnerabilities and devices that can help prevent this method of attack
  • describe the purpose and results of dumpster diving and how to protect against this form of attack
  • identify how to recognize and prevent tailgating and recognize the risks that it exposes
  • describe how to document the findings of physical penetration testing and the key components of the report
  • identify web application security testing methodologies and the five stages of OPSEC
  • perform penetration testing using the Gruyere demo web site
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course


Discover the importance of physical penetration testing and the steps for performing a physical penetration test. Examine lock picking techniques and the benefits of dumpster diving. Finally, explore how to protect sensitive data, penetration testing tools and techniques, and the different types of penetration tests.


Prerequisites: none

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