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30 Hours(For Regular Course)

4-8 Hours(For Capsule Course)


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Social Engineering for Penetration Testers

This web-based training course on Social Engineering for Penetration Testers functionality, administration and development, is available online to all individuals, institutions, corporates and enterprises in India (New Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkatta), US, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE), China and South Africa. No matter where you are located, you can enroll for any training with us - because all our training sessions are delivered online by live instructors using interactive, intensive learning methods.

It is more than evident that the world has already moved into a socially engineered structure which works over networks and social media websites. Understanding the social engineering structure over the web thus becomes highly important for pen testers to assess vulnerabilities and possible threats that may arise from the social engineering elements and platforms. The various psychological principles and technical methods are employed to asses and manage the risks successfully. The social engineering for penetration testers online course provides the trainees with the principles of persuasion and foundation of the psychology which is needed for creating effective mock attacks in social engineering. It will be further needed to report these social engineering results to the company or client involved in an effective and efficient manner.


This social engineering for penetration testers online training equips the trainees with the abilities to perform reconnaissance on targets using a variety of tools along with the creation and tracking of phishing campaigns along while developing payloads for media for demonstrating compromising scenarios. The social engineering for pen test training also explores the methods of pre-texting to assess new attack possibilities. The trainees can expect to know how variations can be created in the attacks and the snare rates can be increased. The various ethical and risk challenges will be elaborated upon. Trainees will be also taught to exploit the human behavior with reference to the penetration testing discipline. There are no pre-requisites for this social engineering for penetration testing course as everything will be taught from the scratch for the benefit of all.


Introduction To Social Engineering

  • The Psychology Involved In Social Engineering
  • Goals Of Social Engineering
  • Setting Up For A Successful Social Engineering Process
  • Targeting And Recon In Social Engineering
  • Secure & Convincing Phishing Processes
  • Tracking Clicks On Platforms And Websites
  • Phishing Forms
  • USB And Media Drops
  • Payload Creation
  • Clicks That Really Work In The Social Model
  • Successful Pretexting Techniques
  • Tailgating And Physical Access Techniques
  • Social Engineering Reporting And Assessment
  • Risky Business Practices
  • Secure Business Practices

The course is built to harness the growing need of social engineering with the growth of social media platforms and websites. With the growing demand of social media management involving social media marketing, social media business development and more, the risks involving the social engineering aspects are also increasing. Thus it is important that the social engineering penetration testing techniques are taken seriously. The organizations realize this importance and are hiring such professionals who are experts in the domain thus there is an increase in their demand. This course comes highly recommended for penetration testers and security defenders willing to expand their expertise and add value to their work along with the beginners willing to work in the domain.

1. Are lab-sessions available after theory sessions?

We provide online lab facilities to all our students, wherever possible & applicable, using a combination of one or more options, including global ASP setups, live-environments, real-time simulations, training-videos, PPTs, Screenshots and others.

2. Who and how qualified are the instructors?

All our instructors go through a rigorous and multiple processes of filtering and selection before they are appointed by us. Only the most qualified, most experienced and best suited candidates are chosen as instructors.

3.What are the machine requirements for the course?

You must have a fairly good desktop PC or laptop. You can even access these courses on your tabs or smart phones. For PCs and laptops the configuration should be at-least an Intel Pentium processor, 4GB of RAM and 50 to 100 GB of free hard disk space. You must also have a good and steady WiFi internet connection which works at 3G or 4G speeds.

4.How will I undergo practical training in the course?

Depending on the type of lab facilities available for the course you have enrolled in for our instructor would be happy to help you in your lab sessions.

5.What is the process to get my questions/queries answered?

Get in touch with your trainer. You can also consult your batch-mates. We believe in collaborative and practical learning.

6.Can a free demo session be provided?

We do not provide free demo sessions.

7.Will there be a provision for repetition if I miss a class?

We encourage our trainees to attend all sessions. If you have missed a session we will try out best to update you on it, if possible. Else you will need to pay a small fee to have a repeat session arranged specifically for you.

8.Does your organization provide assistance in job hunting?

We are connected across the industry in India and abroad. We will pass on any job openings from our customer to our trainees. But we are not a manpower placement provider.

9.How and where can I make the payment?

You can pay using any credit or debit card in India or abroad. You can also pay using your PayPal account.

10. Will practice material or tests be also provided with the course?

Yes. As required & as applicable.

11.What is the minimum or maximum batch size?

Minimum/maximum batch sizes vary from course to course, depending upon a number of factors. It can vary from as few as 2 to as many as a few hundred, in some cases. But that number does not impact the quality of training that we deliver due to our tight quality-control mechanisms.

All trainees will be provided with a course participation and completion certificate by Aurelius Corporate Solutions. Please note, we are an independent provider of learning solutions. We are not affiliated in any manner to any company or organization.

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