Ethical Hacking Part 2
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Ethical Hacking Part 2
Course level: Undergraduate
This course provides training on penetration testing. Introduced topics include Sniffing, Social Engineering, Denial-of-Service, Session Hijacking, Hacking Webservers, and Hacking Web Applications.
CYB/229 - Ethical Hacking Part 1 or equivalent
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Describe the sniffing process, including the challenges, tools, and techniques.
- Differentiate various spoofing and poisoning attacks.
- Determine the best attack methods to employ using sniffing techniques.
- Interpret the results of a Wireshark® capture.
- Determine the appropriate sniffing countermeasures against spoofing and poisoning attacks.
- Describe social engineering concepts.
- Identify human weaknesses that are susceptible to social engineering attacks.
- Formulate a phishing campaign.
- Determine credential harvesting techniques to obtain information.
- Evaluate tools and techniques used for Denial of Service attacks.
- Describe session hijacking.
- Analyze the techniques involved in session, network, and application layer session hijacking.
- Explain how Wireshark® is used to capture data indicating session hijacking.
- Evaluate countermeasures for session hijacking.
- Explain the purpose, tools, and techniques for conducting and detecting webserver and web application hacking in a penetration test.
- Discriminate between webserver hacking and web application hacking.
- Compare vulnerabilities of open source versus proprietary webserver architectures.
- Formulate a webserver penetration test plan.
- Provide countermeasures for hacking webservers.
- Describe web application architectures.
- Differentiate webserver and web application architectures.
- Evaluate the results of a web application attack.
- Outline a webserver/web application penetration test plan.