Scanning, information gathering and enumeration is one of the most important tasks in a penetration test. In the scanning and information gathering section you will be learning about mapping networks, run ports cans, enumerate publicly available sources such as whois and social media, automated vulnerability scanners and a lot more . We will be using Nmap to determine open ports, running services and the operating system. You will also learn how to use the NMap scripting engine (NSE) for vulnerability scanning and enumeration.
Inspy is a LinkedIn enumeration tool written in Python that can be used for passive information gathering using information that is publicly available on LinkedIn. Inspy uses job titles and department names on LinkedIn profiles to find out who’s employed by a specific organization and in what role.