Develop hacking abilities for the purpose of strengthening an organization's Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) assets by testing for vulnerabilities. An ethical hacker develops and systematically attacks a computer system or data communications network to find existing weak points, then uses their findings to strengthen the system or network. The skills of an ethical hacker can be used to test technology implementation against security criteria. Prerequisite: CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+ or equivalent knowledge/certification. Important: The students will have to sign an ethics declaration. (30 hours)
Course code: NETT 2501
Length: 30.0 hours
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