Module 10: Tools

What You’ll Learn

In this module, we learn of different types of tools from preventive tools, vulnerability management & scanning, pen testing tools & techniques and wire shark.



Cyber toolkits! A successful analyst has a wide arsenal of tools and knows how to effectively use them. In this module we will teach you which tools are available and how to apply them for all the various security solutions and strategies.
  • Welcome Video
    • Welcome Video for Tools!
Cyber Toolkit - 101 minutes
  • Preventive Tools (35 min)
    • Security tools that are used as the first line of defense against attacks.
  • Vulnerability Management & Scanning ( 18 min)
    • Tools to help scan for vulnerabilities in your product suite or network.
  • Pen Testing Tools & Techniques (41 min)
    • Toolkits used by pentesters during their assesments.
  • Packet Capture [Wireshark] ( 7 min)
    • In this lesson, you will learn the secrets to staying sharp and how to prepare you to be in demand.


Guidance and Motivation


The program is created by engineering veterans who worked at Cisco, Arista Networks, top VARs, and in the U.S. Air Force. The founders have trained over 1000+ engineers for the military and built this curriculum from the ground up in order to make you job and mission-ready!

Over 40+ years of combined industry experience have been poured out into our Cyber Security Specialist program to take anyone from Zero to Engineer in 14 to 24 weeks.

Terry Kim

Founder and CEO of NexGenT – I’ve worked in the IT industry for 15+ years before starting this company and have been fortunate enough to work for some amazing companies such as Cisco Systems, Arista Networks, and Dimension Data as a Network Architect/Systems Engineer. And my mission is to help you level up in Information Technology!

Jacob Hess

I’m a Network Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Air Force veteran who is passionate about computer networking, education, and high performance teams. I enjoy people, teaching, learning, business, and cutting edge technology.

Pat Gorman

Pat Gorman, is a lover of all things tech-related & learning something new every day is his motive. Pat is a huge sports guy and plays soccer and hockey weekly. He enjoys teaching and spreading cybersecurity and other IT knowledge to the world. He holds quite a few IT certifications under his belt