Ethical Hacking - Workforce Credential | Thomas Nelson Community College

Ethical Hacking - Workforce Credential

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Program Details
Credential: 
Professional Certification
Academic Division: 
Continuing Education & Training

Become certified in the network security discipline of Ethical Hacking with this new 40-hour, high-tech training at Thomas Nelson.

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. Examples of hacking concepts you will learn to master during this hands-on course:

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

Prerequisites

  • 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.

Exam

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.

Student materials & exam are included in the course fee.

Register Online

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

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