Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Receive an introduction to Ethical Hacking and its various concepts.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

The phrase “ethical hacking” may seem counterintuitive, but it is an invaluable tool for the betterment of technology. Ethical hacking involves the testing of IT resources to ensure their security. Gain an in-depth introduction to related concepts from defense strategy to incident management in this comprehensive course.

Master Effective and Ethical Hacking with This Comprehensive Guide

  • Dive deep into unique hacking challenges like defense-in-depth and incident management.
  • Apply penetration testing techniques.
  • Learn to create and implement security policy for your company.

In “Introduction to Ethical Hacking”, you will be introduced to various concepts including vulnerabilities, exploits, penetration testing, pentest types and methodology. Further, we will explore vulnerability management and security policy development.

At the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of the various concepts involved in ethical hacking.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Dive deep into the diverse challenges of ethical hacking.
  • Explore vulnerabilities and defense-in-depth.
  • Learn about penetration testing, as well as the methodology for pentesting/ethical hacking.
  • Gain understanding of vulnerability management, incident management, and creating and implementing a security policy.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of different IT Security principals. This course is considered beginner to intermediate.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Pre-Assessment
7 questions
Section 2: Intro to Ethical Hacking
Introduction to Ethical Hacking
Penetration Testing
Pentesting Demo 1
Pentesting Demo 2
Pentesting Demo 3
Pentesting Demo 4
Methodology for Penetration Testing/Ethical Hacking
Chapter 1 Quiz
7 questions
Section 3: Security Management
Vulnerability Management
Incident Management
Security Policy
Section 4: Final
24 questions
Supplemental Materials

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Instructor Biography

LearnSmart LLC, Smarter Training. Never Open a Textbook Again.

LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

LearnSmart is able to meet diverse career and learning needs through its extensive selection of training. LearnSmart uses industry experts to give learners the most up-to-date content in a video format as well as training resources including; reference tools, pretests, study guides and labs. For more information about how we can help pinpoint and solve your individual or multi-user training challenges.

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