Boost your career as a cybersecurity expert through this PCP in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing in collaboration with IIT Kanpur. In 6 months, you'll learn advanced offensive cybersecurity strategies to protect networks and data from breaches, theft, attacks, and more
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The professional certificate program in ethical hacking and penetration testing empowers you with a skill set to analyze the threat landscape and create strategies to ensure system stability and security. Master essential cybersecurity skills through hands-on training in real-world cases.
Simplilearn’s Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing leverages IIT Kanpur’s academic excellence in cybersecurity and equips students with key skills through a unique applied learning approach.
This program provides you with the skills necessary to leverage offensive cybersecurity to strengthen the stability and security of IT systems. You will benefit from and be better able to master the highly sought-after cybersecurity capabilities owing to the comprehensive curriculum of this program.
Kick off the Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing by exploring this comprehensive curriculum that covers all the core concepts you will need to become a cybersecurity professional.
You will learn more about the concepts, consequences, distinctions, and limitations of ethical hacking in this course. The extensive curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including the principles of ethical hacking, reconnaissance tools, footprinting techniques, network scanning, IDS/Firewall evasion techniques, vulnerability risks, social engineering, SQL injection, web server attack methodologies, and more.
In this course, you will learn vulnerability assessment techniques like scanning, checking configuration, and architecture correlation and mapping of attacks to evaluate the efficacy of defense-in-depth architecture. Finally, to prioritize and carry out risk management actions and to stimulate the resolution of process and technological gaps, create a risk report using thread modeling.
Learn the advanced skills required to identify and patch security gaps across IT systems. You will work on Kali Linux for advanced penetration testing and auditing, along with scanning techniques like TCP SYN and TCP Window scan and other network scanning tools like NMAP, and HPING. Finally, by understanding web application threats and acting proactively on security vulnerabilities like SQL injection and HTML Injection, you will lead the security administration of an organization.
This Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this program. Through dedicated mentoring sessions, you’ll learn how to solve real-world, industry-aligned capstone problems. The project is the final step in the learning path and enables you to showcase your expertise in administering and handling offensive security to future employers.
Attend online interactive classes in the Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing conducted by faculty from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and get insights about advancements and best practices in the cybersecurity field.
The production environment was breached and PII/PCI data is now available on the dark net. Perform ethical hacking to figure it out how data kept on the network could be stolen.
Conduct a vulnerability assessment and penetration testing on a bank application to find vulnerabilities on a production environment set up as per PCI DSS.
Perform a vulnerability assessment on the website to find and exploit vulnerabilities to assess risk exposure with suggestive compensatory control for improved security posture.
Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.
The global cybersecurity market size stood at USD 178.90 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 298.70 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 13.33% during the forecast period 2022-2027.
Between 2022 and 2027
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This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds. The diversity of our student base helps in collaborative discussions and interactions.
The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.
Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program
An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application
Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks
To gain admission to the Program, candidates:
The admission fee for this program is $ 3,500
We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.
The admissions process for this Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing consists of three easy steps:
Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online
Candidates will be shortlisted by an admissions panel based on the application submitted
Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee
To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this cyber security certification in India financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.
As a part of this Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing, you will receive the following:
Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing completion certificate from IIT Kanpur
Masterclasses from top faculty at IIT Kanpur
Enrollment in Simplilearn's JobAssist (only for India )
Upon completion of this cybersecurity certification program in India, you will be awarded a Professional Certificate Program in Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing from IIT Kanpur. You will also receive industry-recognized certifications from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.
Our s uccess managers are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.
Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. Besides, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.
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