• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Being an ethical hacker means, in some ways, that you'll need to assume the identity of a bad hacker. In this course, you'll learn what it means to be a hacker, the common hacker classes, and the five phases of hacking. As an ethical hacker, you may encounter those that don't understand what that means and how a person can use seemingly dangerous skills towards an ethical purpose. You'll examine ethical hacking and how it can be a great tool for helping to create a more secure network. You'll also explore skills and limitations common to ethical hackers. This course is one in a series that helps to prepare you for the Certified Ethical Hacker v11 (312-50) exam.

Learning Objectives

{"define the common hacker classes","describe the differences between the five phases of hacking","identify the five phases of hacking","recognize what is means to be a hacker"}

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.