• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course provides a review of topics and exam preparation for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam. The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification is a vendor neutral certification in the network security discipline of Ethical Hacking. It covers the standards and language involved in attempting to penetrate a network or computer system. The Ethical Hacker is a technical professional who uses the same knowledge and tools as a hacker to look for the weaknesses in target systems and to help prevent unauthorized penetration. This knowledge or certification applies to security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and really anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. In this course students prepare for the CEH exam by studying security risks through lectures and hands-on lab exercises. Students discuss and learn how to look for the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in a target. In addition, the application and testing process for the CEH as well as key topics on the exam are covered.

Learning Objectives

Provides a review of topics and exam preparation for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.