• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Passwords are a part of many of today's authentication systems and are therefore prone to attack. In this course, you'll investigate common attack methods and tools used to defeat passwords. You'll examine how hackers are able to obtain and decrypt a user's password, including tools and techniques used to procure encrypted passwords and cracking tools used to uncover the original password data. Finally, you'll learn about common password cracking enhancement techniques aimed to decrease the amount of time and increase the success rate when attempting to crack passwords. This course is one in a series that helps to prepare you for the Certified Ethical Hacker v11 (312-50) exam.

Learning Objectives

{"recognize the difference between non-technical and technical password attacks","identify tools used to perform an online passive password attack","recognize the tools used to perform an offline password attack"}

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.