Intro to Ethical Hacking Certification

Certified Ethical Hacking Introduction
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50,435 students
Intro to Ethical Hacking Certification
Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (2,104 ratings)
50,435 students
Ethically hack systems by following examples in the course.
Scan systems for vulnerabilities.
Have an introductory understanding of what is required to pass the Certified Ethical Hacking course.


  • Basic knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems and networking.
  • A computer and a working internet connection.

This course covers basic information related to Certified Ethical Hacker certification.  

This course includes  lessons where you will learn what Ethical Hacking is, what the Certified Ethical Hacking Certification is and how to use these skills to become a paid security professional.  This course is a starting point for you to chart your course to a well paying and satisfying Cyber Security career. This course will get you on the fast track to certification, and ultimately, relentlessly pursued by recruiters.

The demand for Certified Ethical Hackers, Cyber Security Engineers, Administrators, Consultants, Architects, Business Analysts, Project Managers, etc. is immense. The Certified Ethical Hacker certification is an attainable path to helping business protect their digital assets in the cloud and on-premise.   You can do it!

What are the requirements?

•  You only need an internet connection and a Udemy account to access the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

•  Learn the basics of Ethical Hacking

•  Introduction to Certified Ethical Hacker subject matter

•  Learn hacking techniques through multiple hands-on examples in this course

What is the target audience?

•  This course is intended for absolute beginners and IT professionals looking to make the  move into the Cyber Security field.  No programming experience or prior security knowledge is required.  A basic understanding of networking and TCP/IP is helpful.  This course is intended for anyone who is interested in a career in Cyber Security

•  Certified Ethical Hacker  concepts teach  many professionals  to plan for and address Cyber Security issues on a daily basis using free open source software tools.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone looking to learn more about ethical hacking.
Course content
5 sections • 7 lectures • 54m total length
  • Ethical Hacking - Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Footprinting with Maltego
  • Cyber Attacks
  • Vulnerability Scanning Websites using Zed Attack Proxy
  • Wireless Hacking
  • Incident Response
  • Network Sniffing Tools - Wireshark

Join the Cyber Security Industry!
Chad Russell
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Instructor Bio – Chad Russell

Join the Cyber Security Industry!

If you are interested in starting a career in the Cyber Security Industry now is the time! 

Learning the fundamentals of Cyber Security provides you with  a powerful and very useful set of skills.  Study Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking and learn to think like a hacker so you can better defend your networks and data.   

Jobs in Cyber Security are plentiful, and getting Security+ Certified will give you a strong background to more easily pick up and tackle more advanced exams such as the Certified Ethical Hacker and CISSP certifications.  

Get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security position paying upwards of six figures!  There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings global and demand is greatly outpacing supply which means more opportunity, job security and higher pay for you!   

But, don't take my word for it...please take a look at the FREE previews (they are available in all my courses) and see for yourself.  This year I have partnered with Web of Security, a premier provider of ‘All Things Information Security’ to bring you a fantastic suite of Cyber Security certification training to help you get into the hottest industry in IT. 

About me:

Hello, I’m Chad Russell.  I’ve been in the CyberSecurity industry for over 15 years.  I’ve taught Microsoft Engineering courses as a Certified trainer, I’ve managed teams of security engineers and analysts for an internet banking provider, I’ve been an information security consultant working for companies including SAP, Microsoft and Oracle.   

I lead and conduct 'Security Risk Assessments' for customers throughout North America with an emphasis on cloud security, identity governance, network security, social engineering, mobile security, breach assessments, database security and access management.  

Over the past 15 years I've held numerous certifications including CISSP, CCNP, MCSE and MCDBA certifications and have a B.S. in Computer Science from Excelsior College  I can help you get certified and get ahead!