Security of the data remains the topmost concern of every organization. The best that can be done in this regard is to be vigilant of the outside threats and avert them beforehand.
“Attack is the best defense” holds true in case of computer and network security. The EC Council – Certified Ethical Hacking is one such certification course that teaches students how to protect the computer system from intruder’s attacks. Greatly in demand by the government organizations, private companies, banks, financial institutions, military establishments, etc. the CEH experts are the highest paid IT professionals in the industry.
A Certified Ethical Hacker is one who has the ability and authority to keep track of the enemy hacker’s moves and invade the system before the hacker attacks, in order to protect it. One who hacks the system with the purpose of securing it, is a legal or white hat hacker, and the one who attacks the system in an illegal manner and without the consent of the organization is known as illegal or malicious hacker.
Popular worldwide, the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) certification is offered by the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council.) The CEH training course makes the student aware of every aspect of IT security. A Certified Ethical Hacker is an expert in hacking network security infrastructures, using the same tactics as malicious hacker’s, and protects the system from unauthorized access of malicious hackers.
In the EC Council CEH Training, the student gets the inside out of hacking techniques. This course teaches students to perceive what goes in the mind of the malicious hacker, spot the weaknesses and loopholes in the IT infrastructure and take immediate measures to ward off the hackers’ attacks. Upon the completion of the EC Council CEH Training, the student becomes skilled and a self-sufficient security tester.
The Certified Ethical Hacker training curriculum covers the following topics:
- Strategies and Methodologies of Penetration Testing
- Network and System Enumeration
- Session Hijacking
- Attack Vector Identification
- System Hacking
- Linux Hacking
- Hacking Wireless Networks
- Reporting and Business Need for Penetration Testing, etc.
The Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) -EC Council Certified Hacker Training course has been particularly designed for:
- Information Security Officers
- Security Professionals
- IT- Head/ Managers
- Network /System Administrators
- Those concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.
And those keen to participate in this training should ideally have minimum of two years experience in information technology experience, sound knowledge of TCP/IP and good understanding of Linux.
In order to earn EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) certification, it is mandatory to pass the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker – 312-50 exam.
The other promising certification trainings include RHCE training, CCIE training, etc.