This course is a continuation of Ethical Hacking I with emphasis on advanced techniques. This hands-on course teaches you how to hack into information systems using ethical standards. You will also learn system and network penetration testing, tools and techniques used to exploit vulnerabilities such as social engineering, buffer overflows, and how to defend against attacks.
Explain the major categories of computer crimes and attacks
Identify the vulnerabilities inherent in each network device, protocol and service
Develop institutional security policies and practices in compliance with various governmental standards and regulations
Implement protective measures in securing critical information assets
Deploy various network security related equipment including, firewalls, intrusions prevention systems, and proxies
Secure critical network services such as Domain Name Service (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Secure desktop client operating systems against viruses, malware and other malicious attacks
Detect malicious and abnormal activities through logs, intrusion detection systems, and other utilities and appliances
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.