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The Certified Ethical Hacker Course

Study IT Online has an in-depth range of IT courses available, however, one of the most popular is the Certified Ethical Hacker course from the EC Council. This course teaches students how to protect companies and businesses from hacking attacks – they are taught to find weaknesses and cracks in the defence of any given company and fix them; consequently protecting sensitive and confidential material and information from thieves. Below Sagbee C gives a run-down on the course and the importance of it.

By Sagbee C

When a system is hacked into, by someone who only does so to tamper, the loss caused to the company as a whole is immeasurable! Very important and classified information can be lost and leaked to other competitors and this could result in major fiscal and business centric and sensitive losses for the company. These are some of the reasons why hacker training and especially ethical hacking training is gaining so much importance these days. There are many modules within certified ethical hacker training that make the hacker capable of protecting a system from all forms of threats.

What is the importance of ethical hacker training?

Due to the increase in the need for such professionals, ethical hacker training is gaining a lot of ground these days. Once they are trained, candidates are able to penetrate into systems of companies to recognize the problems and find solutions to any bridges and gaps identified in the system. Ethical hackers are also known as white hat hackers and what they specialize in are ways in which bad-hacking or fraudulent hacking can be avoided. They are geared to address techniques required for anti-hacking programs. These white hat hackers help to keep unethical hackers at bay. They are trained within modules to identify people who hack systems for the sake of destroying them and causing trouble to an organization.

With the right techniques, these candidates are then trained to keep such frauds away from the system and protect the system from any further attack. Professionals from ethical hacking training workshops protect the information system of a company from hackers who steal passwords, send extortion threats through emails and adopt very criminal methods of extracting funds and assets. People who go through the certified ethical hacker training also get equipped to protect a system from threats that are launched to destroy the system through infected programs and people who steal internet time from your account.

What is the content of the modules within certified ethical hacker training?

Apart from the above mentioned threats the professional who goes through the certified ethical hacker training is equipped to protect a company from major threats like defacement on the web, complete takeover of the company, launching of websites on behalf of the company but containing information that is completely distasteful and wrong and even using content to run down the organization.
Candidates are taught through training modules delivered by professionals who are adept at IT techniques to counter hacking attempts. Tricksters are known to send and receive mails that are criminal in nature and this could be done in the name of the company.
There are also cases of harassment through the net and forging of websites. The ethical hacker, once trained, protects the company from dangers of robbery and mismanagement of information and also cash and credit card numbers and manipulation of accounts.
In some cases they also tackle identification of the base point of spam mails sent and theft of records that are stored in the electronic form and also theft of hardware and software of the computer. There are also some serious problems like morphing and bombing through emails and stalking addressed at these workshops.
All this boils down to just one fact that it is your responsibility to check if your system is safe and protected and this can only be done with the help of people who have done hacker training and thus are trained to handle such situations.

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If you’re interested in learning more about the Certified Ethical Hacker, or you would like to take the plunge and enrol in this course, click through to Study IT Online’s course details for more information on a variety of IT courses from reliable and reputable sources.

Date Posted: 2010-10-26
Posted By: Study IT Online
Listed under these Business Listing Categories: Education & training, IT Services & Products,

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