• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Certified Ethical Hacker is a comprehensive ethical hacking and information systems security auditing program focusing on latest security threats, advanced attack vectors and practical real time demonstration of latest hacking techniques, methodologies, tools, tricks and security measures. It delivers technical depth of the content with an emphasis on vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, and penetration testing. This class immerses students in an interactive environment where they learn how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. The lab intensive environment gives each student in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems. The majority of the class is hands-on labs with instruction to explain, reinforce, and show how these hacking tools and techniques can be used to secure and defend real world networks.

Learning Objectives

Students will learn how to scan, test, hack and secure systems. Through the use of hand-on labs, students then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. Students will also learn about:

  • Intrusion Detection
  • Policy Creation
  • Social Engineering
  • DDoS Attacks
  • Buffer Overflows and Virus Creation

Framework Connections

Feedback

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