About this course
The term ethical hacking or more commonly referred to as White Hat in the industry today is a skill which ranks among the top 3 at this time. Organizations, corporations have to ensure that their infrastructure and systems are secured and breaches/attacks are kept at bay. The course gives you an insight into ethical hacking and its functions under the top 3 domains in the industry today. This course give you the scoop into what are the foundations, processes and outcomes from Ethical Hacking and common attacks that demand this skill to be acquired.
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Process flow for Ethical Hacking
Ethical Hacking Techniques
Introduction to Ethical Hacking
- What is Hacking?
- Computer Security Threats
- Goals of Ethical Hacking
- Skills Required for Ethical Hackers Tools Used by Ethical Hackers
- Process of Ethical Hacking
- Process of Ethical Hacking - Demonstration Part 1
- Process of Ethical Hacking - Demonstration Part 2
- Ethical Hacking across Domains
- Domains Under Ethical Hacking
- Web Application Domain
- Web Application Domain: Common Attacks
- Web Application Domain: Hacking Methodology
- Mobile Application Domain
- Mobile Application Domain: Types of Android Attacks
- Tap Jacking
- Network Application Domain
- Network Application Domain: Types of Network Attacks
- Network Application Domain: Examples
- Other Domains
- Demonstration - SQL Injection
- Why are Web Applications a Target
- What is bWAPP?
- bWAPP Architecture
- bWAPP Features
- Why should you learn bWAPP?
- Kali Linux
- Demonstration - Web Application attack: Broken Authentication
- Demonstration - Web Application attack: Blind SQL Injections
- Demonstration - Web Application attack: Cross site scripting
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Frequently Asked Questions
Ethical hacking is a profession where hacking methods are used to help organisations in preparing for impending cyber attacks. Unlike hacking, ethical hacking is used with good intent to help individuals and organisations and serves a greater purpose of securing important data and networks from malicious hackers.
Three types of hackers are:
- White Hat Hacker
- Black Hat Hacker
- Grey Hat Hacker
You can learn ethical hacking at Great Learning Academy with a free course in Introduction to ethical hacking.
Ethical hacking is a very good career for those who have an interest in the field of cybersecurity. Ethical hackers are paid well too.
Yes, ethical hacking requires a working knowledge of popular programming languages like Python, C/C++, ASP, Java, Python, and HTML.
Yes, hackers use Python in looking for vulnerabilities and errors in code.
Depending on the programming language that the organisation works with, all programming languages are good for ethical hacking, including C++.