Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PEN-200) is the foundational course at Offensive Security. Those new to OffSec or penetration testing should start here.

This online ethical hacking course is self-paced. It introduces penetration testing tools and techniques via hands-on experience. PEN-200 trains not only the skills, but also the mindset required to be a successful penetration tester. Students who complete the course and pass the exam earn the coveted Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to :

  • Using multiple information gathering techniques to identify and enumerate targets running various operating systems and services.
  • Ability to write basic scripts and tools to aid in the penetration testing process
  • How to analyze, correct, modify, cross-compile, and port public exploit code.
  • Ability to successfully conduct both remote and client side attacks.
  • Ability to identify and exploit XSS, SQL injection, and file inclusion vulnerabilities in web applications – Expertise in deploying tunneling techniques to bypass firewalls

Target Audience

  • IT Professionals
  • System Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • SOC Analyst
  • Pentesters

Course Pre-requisite

  • Penetration Testing with Kali Linux is a foundational course, but still requires students to have certain knowledge prior to attending the online class.
  • A solid understanding of TCP/IP , networking, and reasonable Linux skills are required.
  • Familiarity with Bash scripting along with basic Perlor Python is considered a plus.

Course Duration

Duration40 Hours
Per Class2.30 Hours

Details Course Outlines


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Kali Linux Penetration Testing Recipes


Hands-On Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux


Practical Windows Penetration Testing