Welcome to our Certified Ethical Hacker Training Course for 2018
Certified Ethical Hacker is a professional certification provided by the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (ES-Council) An ethical hacker is usually employed by an organization to penetrate networks and /or computer systems, using the same methods as a hacker. After all in order to find weaknesses he must think and act as one. An hacker may be employed so he may find and fix computer security vulnerabilities. A Certified Ethical Hacker has obtained a certification in how to look for the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target system and use the same knowledge and tools and resolve those weaknesses.
There are broadly three types of hackers that have evolved in the cyber world:
White Hat Hacker:
- This is used to describe an ethical hacker. The term came about largely after hackers moved into consulting on network security and systems. White hat hacking entails software testing systems for security and breaches etc. Often network administrators also perform hacking on their own systems to looks for vulnerabilities. As a rule, a white hat hacker never breaks into a system he does not own or have authority to enter. They follow the ethics of hacking to the latter.
Black Hat Hacker:
- This is used to describe a cracker or malicious hacker. Most importantly it does not apply to all computer criminals, Only network intruders and other activities that conflict with hacker ethics fall under this category.
Grey Hat Hacker
- This is someone who can swing either way when he has breaches a system. Ether he will inform the hacked that there is a breach or he will share the information with the public. Often the grey hat hacker will breach a system because he can do it. They believe it is alright to perform the intrusion. The system of intrusion followed by the black hat and grey hat is the same, blurring the line between the two. However, what varies is the eventual outcome