This course prepares you for the following certification exams:
EC Council Ethical Hacker
Certification exams can be booked through EC Council or Pearson. Students will need to pay for the cost of the certification exam themselves.
Note: to take the exam, a candidate must have two years of work experience in the information security domain.
TestOut certifications can be completed directly with TestOut. First attempt is available for Free.
This course is about understanding network attack strategies and common countermeasures. It prepares to use various penetration testing tools to analyse networks for vulnerabilities. Knowledge of these vulnerabilities also help to understand how to counter these vulnerabilities and improve network security.
The course covers the five phases of ethical hacking
-Cover your tracks
Offered in partnership with TestOut.
For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Student Engagement & Onboarding team via email on SEOShortCourses@tafesa.edu.au to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.
Online (self-paced) - continuous enrolments until 2nd December 2022
Student Visa (500)
Current VISA holders eligible
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