Put your tech skills to use as a Certified Ethical Hacker

Written by ProTrain

What if you could think like a hacker? With a 12-month, self-paced course online, you can.

The Certified Ethical Hacker program immerses students into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. As system administrators, students are trained for careers defending against hackers on corporate networks.

ProTrain’s Certified Ethical Hacker program prepares students for the EC-Council( Certified Ethical Hacker certification exam, the industry standard for information security professionals. With this certification, you will begin to understand not only how a hacker thinks but also what tactics they use. You’ll learn to deploy proactive countermeasures and stay ahead of information security developments and vulnerabilities.

Expert instructor-led training modules allow you to cover a range of topics at your own pace. They include:

  • Information Security basics
  • Types Of Attacks
  • Skills of an Ethical Hacker
  • Penetration Testing
  • Search Engines, Social Networking and Job Sites
  • Scanning techniques
  • Enumeration
  • Password Cracking
  • Trojans and Backdoors
  • Viruses and Worms
  • Sniffing Attacks and Countermeasures
  • Social Engineering
  • Denial of Service
  • Hacking Web Servers
  • Web Applications
  • SQL Injection
  • Hacking Wireless Networks and Mobile Platforms
  • Evasion techniques
  • Cryptography

With these practical advanced hacking skills, you’ll be prepared for entry into a job as a systems administrator, a security auditor, vulnerability tester, or a hacking tool analyst. Once you’ve completed the Ethical Hacker program and certification, you can use ProTrain’s GradCast partnership to submit your resume to thousands of employers currently filling more than 12,000 computer and network support jobs.

Opportunities to find a high-tech job don’t stop there. Add to your certifications with one of more than 110 technology-based Education 2 Employment programs offered through ProTrain.

Whatever career path you chose, at ProTrain we’re passionate about connecting you with affordable training programs for in-demand skills. Talk to a training advisor to get personalized assistance today at 1.800.371.2963 or email or check out ProTrain’s course catalog online.

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