• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is a continuation of Ethical Hacking I with emphasis on advanced techniques. This hands-on course teaches you how to hack into information systems using ethical standards. You will also learn system and network penetration testing, tools and techniques used to exploit vulnerabilities such as social engineering, buffer overflows, and how to defend against attacks.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the major categories of computer crimes and attacks
  • Identify the vulnerabilities inherent in each network device, protocol and service
  • Develop institutional security policies and practices in compliance with various governmental standards and regulations
  • Implement protective measures in securing critical information assets
  • Deploy various network security related equipment including, firewalls, intrusions prevention systems, and proxies
  • Secure critical network services such as Domain Name Service (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Secure desktop client operating systems against viruses, malware and other malicious attacks
  • Detect malicious and abnormal activities through logs, intrusion detection systems, and other utilities and appliances

    Framework Connections

    The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

    Specialty Areas

    • Cyber Defense Analysis
    • Cyber Operations
    • Exploitation Analysis
    • Threat Analysis
    • Vulnerability Assessment and Management