Enter the world of ethical hacking and become an expert who systematically attempts to penetrate a computer system or network on behalf of its owners for the purpose of finding security vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could potentially exploit. By identifying weaknesses in target systems, you will use the same methods and tools as a hacker, but in a lawful and ethical manner to evaluate the target system’s security.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
Students should have a basic understanding of network operations and security terminology.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
- Immerse yourself into the hacker mindset
- Defend against future attacks
- Scan, test, hack and secure your own systems
- Evaluate not just logical, but physical security
This class will help you prepare for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification exam. The CEH credential certifies individuals in the specific network security discipline of Ethical Hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective. You can find more information about this certification by visiting http://www.eccouncil.org
- Military or government personnel
- Individuals in the security field covering cloud, mobile or network security
- Security Professionals
- Site Administrators
— Information security analysts positions are expected to have an 18% growth rate through 2024.
— The average salary for someone with a CEH certification is between $90,000 and $100,000 per year.
Bureau of Labor Statistics