• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this course you learn to discover weaknesses in your network using the same methodologies as hackers such as footprinting, enumeration, exploiting and escalating privileges. You gain the skills to systematically test and exploit internal and external defenses by following an established methodology. Exploit frameworks are used to accomplish these tasks. You also learn countermeasures such as patching in order to mitigate and reduce risks to your enterprise.

Learning Objectives

  • Deploy ethical hacking to expose weaknesses in your organization
  • Gather intelligence by employing reconnaissance, published data and scanning tools
  • Probe and compromise your network using hacking tools to test and improve your security
  • Protect against privilege escalation to prevent intrusions

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.