Ethical Hacking

Program Details
Professional Certification
Academic Division: 
Continuing Education & Training

Certified Ethical Hackers understand and know how to recognize weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and use the same knowledge and tools as malicious hackers to protect their organization or business from attacks. Become certified in the network security discipline of Ethical Hacking with this new high-tech training at Thomas Nelson Community College.

WCG & FANTIC Grant approved


It is mandatory that students have and can prove at least two years Information Security related experience. It is also highly recommended that students have completed CompTia Security+ or Networking+ before registering for this course.

Some of the hacking concepts you will learn to master during this hands-on course:

  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking 
  • Footprinting and Reconnaissance 
  • Scanning Networks 
  • Enumeration 
  • System Hacking Trojans and Backdoors 
  • Viruses and Worms Module 
  • Sniffers 
  • Social Engineering 
  • Denial of Service 
  • Session Hijacking 
  • Hacking Webservers 
  • Hacking Web Applications 
  • SQL Injection 
  • Hacking Wireless Networks 
  • Evading IDS and Firewalls
  • Buffer Overflow
  • Cryptography 
  • Penetration Testing

Register Online

Register for classes using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development Online Registration System.