National Cyber Security University

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Certified White Hat Hacker

Get your certification as a "Certified White Hat Hacker" - This course teaches you how to become a hacker. You will use the same tools that hackers use to gain.... | taught by NCSU Instructors

Course Description

Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to give students of all backgrounds and experience levels a well-researched and engaging introduction to the realm of network security. With real-world examples that reflect today's most important and relevant security topics, this course addresses how and why people attack computers and networks, so that students can be armed with the knowledge and techniques to successfully combat hackers. Because the world of information security changes so quickly and is often the subject of much hype, this course also aims to provide a clear differentiation between hacking myths and hacking facts. Many hands-on exercises are included, which allow students to practice skills as they are learned.

Specific topic coverage includes:

  • Ethics of Hacking and Cracking
  • Reconnaissance
  • Scanning Tools
  • Sniffers
  • TCP/IP Vulnerabilities
  • Encryption and Password Cracking
  • Spoofing
  • Session Hijacking
  • Hacking Network Devices
  • Trojan Horses
  • Denial-of-Service Attacks
  • Buffer Overflows
  • Programming Exploits
  • Mail Vulnerabilities
  • Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Windows Vulnerabilities
  • Linux Vulnerabilities
  • Incident Handling

This course includes over 50 hacking tools.

NCSU  Instructors
NCSU Instructors
National Cyber Security University Team

This course is taught by a multiple National Cyber Security University Instructors.

Course Curriculum

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Unix and Linux Vulnerabilities
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Incident Handling
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Final Exam Project
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