Introduction To Ethical Hacking
In this course, you will learn what it means to be an Ethical Hacker, and practice tools and techniques used to hack ethically.
Time to completeApprox. 6 hours
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About this course
Hacking is a neat skill to have. However, such a skill requires great responsibility. Learn about the responsibility an ethical hacker have in this introductory course to Ethical Hacking. In this course, you will get a peek into what it means to be an Ethical Hacker, practice hacking ethically, and learn the tools and techniques to be an efficient hacker.
Syllabus5 lessons • 1 projects • 4 quizzes
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Frequently asked questions about Ethical Hacking
Ethical hacking (AKA penetration testing) involves trying to break into an organization’s networks and systems to evaluate its cyber defenses. Unlike the malicious hacking you hear about in the news, ethical hacking is entirely legal and plays a big role in cybersecurity.