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Project Ethical Hacking

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This project on Applied Ethical Hacking combines and demonstrates the acquired knowledge and skills from the five preceding courses in the Cyber Analyst Defender certificate.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Scalable Plan for Behavior Monitoring, Intrusion Detection, and Threat Mitigation

    • Complete a scalable plan for behavior monitoring, intrusion detection, and threat mitigation.
    • Employ firewalls, honeypots, and cryptography to protect computer infrastructure in wireless, mobile, and cloud-based platforms.
    • Present a comprehensive report of the results of penetration testing.

    Ethical Hacking Project Definition

    • Reexamine the key elements of ethical hacking.
    • Write a statement of ethics for the ethical hacking project using ideas developed in prior courses.
    • Acknowledge the project requirements using a functional-requirements specification.
    • Specify the required tools and their use in penetration testing.
    • Produce a penetration testing agreement with system specifications based on ideas developed in prior courses.

    Critical Controls and Risk Assessment

    • Select critical controls and suggest mitigation strategies.
    • Refine the security risk management process.
    • Demonstrate tools, such as footprinting, reconnaissance, enumeration, sniffing, scanning, and system hacking.

    Social Engineering, Asset Discovery, and Analysis

    • Dramatize the methods of social engineering.
    • Employ asset discovery and ethical hacking techniques.
    • Provide an asset assessment plan.

    Vulnerabilities Discovery and Reporting

    • Examine an intrusion detection system.
    • Interpret evasion techniques used to elude intrusion detection systems.
    • Provide a vulnerability assessment and mitigation plan.
    • Draft a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
    • Recommend a system and physical control implementation plan.
    • Demonstrate behavior monitoring.
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