• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s).

Learning Objectives

  • Network Surveying & Port Scanning
  • System Identification/OS Fingerprinting
  • Vulnerability Research & Verification
  • Internet Application Testing & Exploiting Vulnerabilities
  • Performing Legal Assessments on remote networks
  • Implementing the right tools for each task of the methodology
  • Examining appropriate countermeasures to thwart hacking

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.