• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course provides students with the experience needed to secure information systems against attacks such as viruses, worms, as well as other system weaknesses that pose a significant danger to organizational data by using ethical hacking and penetration testing to uncover common techniques used by cyber criminals to exploit system vulnerabilities.

Learning Objectives

Describe and analyze the differences between ethical and unethical penetration testing.
Describe and explain the phases of a penetration test.
Apply different tools and methods to conduct penetration tests.

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.