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Ethical Hacking Fundamentals

This course is part of Certified Ethical Hacking (v12) Specialization

Taught in English

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Instructor: LearnKartS

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Understand the basics, types, and legality of hacking, along with key terminologies and elements in cybersecurity.

  • Gain knowledge of footprinting, network scanning, enumeration, and vulnerability assessment techniques.

  • Engage in hands-on demonstrations for information gathering, network scanning, and executing phishing attacks.

  • Learn about various social engineering attacks, their defense strategies, and techniques for web application penetration testing.

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June 2024

Assessments

16 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Certified Ethical Hacking (v12) Specialization
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There are 3 modules in this course

This module covers a comprehensive range of topics, beginning with an exploration of various hacking methodologies, cybersecurity fundamentals, and the practice of penetration testing. By the end of the module, learners grasp legal aspects and key security elements.

What's included

11 videos2 readings3 assignments1 discussion prompt

In this module, the learners will explore footprinting, methods, and tools used for hacking purposes. By the end, the learners have a solid grasp of advanced footprinting techniques and how to scan networks effectively to gather the information needed.

What's included

22 videos7 assignments1 discussion prompt

This module explores various social engineering techniques and phishing methods. By the end of the module, learners understand attack phases, defense and tools for detection and prevention.

What's included

23 videos1 reading6 assignments1 discussion prompt

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