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EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification Exam Preparation



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In this award-winning CEH training course, you are provided with the foundational knowledge needed to pass the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam, and an in-depth understanding of how to deploy tools and techniques needed to protect your network. Included in your course tuition is an EC-Council CEH exam voucher that enables you to take the exam via ProctorU.

You Will Learn How To

  • Successfully prepare for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification Exam
  • Apply countermeasures to secure your system against threats
  • Test system security and data access using real-world hacking techniques
  • Employ complex tools to identify and analyse your company's risks and weaknesses
  • Find vulnerabilities in a network infrastructure

Important Course Information

Recommended Experience:

  • Two years of security-related experience and a strong practical working knowledge of TCP/IP

Exam Information:

  • This course includes a voucher to take the CEH exam via ProctorU
  • You can request your voucher from Learning Tree at any time after you complete the course

Learning Tree Training Vouchers cannot be used to pay for the tuition fee for this course.

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Course Outline

  • Ethical Hacking Fundamentals

Considering the effects of hacking

  • Reviewing the elements of information security
  • The security, functionality and usability triangle

Outlining the methods of hackers

  • Reconnaissance
  • Scanning
  • Gaining access
  • Maintaining access
  • Covering tracks
  • Identifying attack types: operating system, application level, shrink–wrap code and misconfiguration

Functions of an ethical hacker

  • Conducting vulnerability research
  • Identifying elements of information warfare
  • Applying Covert Techniques to Scan and Attack a Network

Footprinting and reconnaissance

  • Objectives and methods of footprinting
  • Searching for information with Google Hacking
  • Employing footprinting countermeasures

Scanning networks

  • Adopting multiple scanning techniques
  • Identifying IDS–evasion and IP–fragmentation tools
  • Leveraging vulnerability scanning tools
  • Applying IP spoofing detection

Examining enumeration techniques

  • Enumerating user accounts using default passwords
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) enumeration
  • Analysing System Risks and Weaknesses to Apply Countermeasures

System hacking

  • CEH Hacking Methodology (CHM)
  • Cracking passwords and escalating privileges
  • Defending against password cracking and keyloggers
  • Hiding information with steganography

Uncovering Trojans and backdoors

  • Injecting a Trojan into a host
  • Analysing Trojan activity

Dissecting viruses, worms and sniffers

  • Distributing malware on the web
  • Recognising key indicators of a virus attack
  • Analysing worms and malware

Social engineering and Denial–of–Service (DoS)

  • Targets, intrusion tactics and strategies for prevention
  • Mitigating the risks of social networking to networks
  • Recognising symptoms and techniques of a DoS attack
  • Implementing tools to defend against DoS attacks
  • Assessing and Preventing Gaps in a Network Infrastructure

Hacking web applications and wireless networks

  • Cross–Site Scripting (XSS) and web application DoS attacks
  • Defending against SQL injection
  • Implementing a man–in–the–middle attack

Hijacking sessions and web servers

  • Spoofing a site to steal credentials
  • Preventing hijacking by implementing countermeasures
  • Leveraging Metasploit in an attack

Evading IDS, firewalls and honeypots

  • Assessing various types of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and tools
  • Bypassing firewalls and accessing blocked sites

Buffer overflow and cryptography

  • Exploiting input validation failures
  • Defending against memory corruption attacks
  • Performing Penetration Testing
  • Performing security and vulnerability assessments
  • Determining testing points and locations
  • Announced vs. unannounced testing
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Course Tuition Fee Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

After-Course Computing Sandbox
You'll be given remote access to a preconfigured virtual machine for you to redo your hands-on exercises, develop/test new code, and experiment with the same software used in your course.


Training Hours

Standard class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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