Video: Master the five phases of a successful network penetration

Understanding how an enemy can penetrate your defenses is critical to effectively protecting your network. In this video, Bill Detwiler discusses the five phases of successful network penetration and covers ways to defend against each type of attack.

IT Dojo: The five phases of a successful network penetration

Understanding how an enemy can penetrate your defenses is critical to effectively protecting your network. In this video, I go over the five phases of successful network penetration:

  • Reconnaissance
  • Scanning
  • Gaining Access
  • Maintaining Access
  • Covering Tracks

I also provide tips for defending against each type of attack.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Tom Olzak's article, "The five phases of a successful network penetration," on which this video is based.

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