Ethical Hacking

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Program Details
Credential: 
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 with this 40-hour course.

Prerequisite:  Participants must have at least two years Information Security work and or education background related experience.  It is highly recommended that students have completed CompTIA Security+ or Network+ course before enrolling in Ethical Hacking.  

Participant must submit a waiver request letter with transcript copy, resume, and or credential copy to the Office of Workforce Credentials & Continuing Education, 525 Butler Farm Rd, Suite 725, Hampton, VA 23666 or fax 757-825-2960 or call 757-825-2937 for email scan address.

Student materials & exam are included.  Student is required to take the certification exam within 60-days of course end date and submit successful credential copy immediately after to the Thomas Nelson Office of Workforce Credentials & Continuing Education, 525 Butler Farm Rd, Suite 725, Hampton, VA 23666 or fax 757-825-2960 or call 757-825-2937 for email scan address.

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

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Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.

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