LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will understand how to: • Identify, counter and defend networks and vital information. • Be prepared for information security developments and vulnerabilities. • Use cyber forensics to deal with DDOS Attacks, Virus Creation and Buffer Overflows DESCRIPTION: In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. With this complete course you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. With the ease and convenience of the Internet we provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network. With the included Practice Lab we provide access to real equipment that brings theory to life and gives you a greater depth of technology understanding. You are also provided with our integrated lab guides which walk you through a variety of topics. These guides will help in your understanding of specific exam objectives or provide guidance on how to carry out a real world scenario. The Ethical Hacker training course enables students to identify, counter and defend hackers from penetrating networks and gaining access to vital information. This will allow students to deploy proactive countermeasures and in turn, stay ahead of information security developments and exploited vulnerabilities. With this certification, professionals will gain a valuable credential commanding an average salary of over $100,000 per year. This course is also the prerequisite for the CHFI certification which will expand on the hacking techniques and lead into the area of cyber forensics and investigation. Topics included in this course are: DDOS Attacks, Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, Virus Creation and Buffer Overflows to name a few.