Can hacking be “ethical”? Find out with this course! This five-day programme will teach you the fundamentals of ethical hacking and penetration testing.
In this comprehensive hands-on course, you will learn about the five different stages of penetration testing: reconnaissance, scanning, gaining access, maintaining access and documentation. You will also get to use various penetration testing tools to collect important network information, perform vulnerability scans on computing networks, gain access to systems, and generate detailed penetration test reports.
Laptops will be provided for the duration of the course.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
recognise the scope of penetration testing
recognise the ethical and legal issues surrounding ethical hacking and penetration testing
perform passive and active network reconnaissance and vulnerability assessment using relevant security tools such as port and vulnerability scanners
conduct penetration testing of vulnerable systems such as file and web servers and wireless access points using relevant software tools and scripts
perform common hacking attacks such as password cracking, man-in-the middle and buffer overflow identify relevant mitigation techniques
Who should attend?
Professionals, Managers, Executives or Technicians (PMETs) interested in the fundamentals of ethical hacking.
Basic IT literacy, with a keen interest in cybersecurity and ethical hacking
Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement.