Why is getting certified an important part of an ethical hacking career?
The EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification demonstrates to employers you have an in-depth knowledge of ethical hacking and penetration testing. The CEH is a foundational certification that teaches you the skills and techniques required to identify system weaknesses and vulnerabilities.
What career opportunities are available to Ethical Hacking Boot Camp graduates?
An ethical hacking certification is a great way to land your first role as a cyber security professional. The CEH certification is a common a prerequisite for security-related job roles, particularly roles related to social engineering and penetration testing. As a certified security professional, you will likely earn a much higher salary than non-certified professionals, and can use credentials like the CEH to negotiable a higher salary.
How much programming experience is typically required?
Programming experience isn’t a requirement, but we recommend you have a solid understanding of at least one programming language, a familiarity of networking concepts like TCP/IP Protocol, and experience using Linux and/or Unix.
How has the ethical hacking industry grown in recent years? Has the need for ethical hacking skills changed in the last five or 10 years?
The ethical hacking industry has seen seen tremendous growth over the past decade and shows no signs of slowing down. As computer technology advances, the need for white-hat hackers to protect corporate data will continue to grow along with it. The growing popularity of Cloud computing and IoT devices has introduced a myriad of new vulnerabilities, further increasing the need for ethical hackers and pentesters.
What job titles are most common for people who hold the EC-Council CEH certification?
The most common and sought after job roles for ethical hackers include penetration tester, forensic analyst, network security administrator and computer network defense analyst.
How difficult is it to find security flaws in companies with significant resources? Do hackers still get paid if they fail to find security flaws?
Your experience will vary by company, but security flaws are surprisingly common in the real world. If your penetration test fails to identify any security vulnerabilities, you will still be paid for your time and services.
How much room for creativity is there in an ethical hacking job role? Are there many ways to hack a particular kind of network?
Ethical hacking is a highly creative job role and requires a specific type of mindset, not skillset. As a white-hat hacker, you will uncover the multiple ways malicious actors can break into and/or harm systems — methods that are constantly changing overtime.
What hardware and software are needed to complete the Ethical Hacking Boot Camp?
The only items needed to complete the Ethical Hacking Boot Camp include a stable Internet connection and a computer that can perform streaming activities. If you have a computer that you use to watch Netflix, you’re ready to start hacking!
After I complete the Ethical Hacking Boot Camp, what software and/or hardware will I need to continue sharpening my ethical hacking skills on my own
Our EC-Council CEH v9 course comes with an enterprise suite of training tools, including every tool and program covered in the course. This huge collection of tools is valued at over $3,000, and includes everything an ethical hacker would need in the outside world.
Is the online Ethical Hacking Boot Camp as effective and informative as an in-person classroom course?
Our Live Online Ethical Hacking Boot Camp provides you with the exact same learning experience you would receive in a physical classroom, without the hassle and cost of travel. You will interact with the instructor the same way you would in a physical course, and receive the same courseware, labs and exam vouchers.
Is it possible to receive one-on-one mentoring from a Ethical Hacking Boot Camp instructor? How much feedback will I receive on my coursework?
Absolutely! One-to-one chat sessions with instructors is an important part of our Live Online Ethical Hacking Boot Camp. During the Boot Camp, instructors focus 100% of their time and attention on students to ensure you are learning the skills needed to pass your CEH exam. After class, you will have access to optional capture-the-flag exercises until 10:30 p.m. Our Ethical Hacking Boot Camp even includes a eight-hour, post-class penetration test assessment to help you evaluate your pentesting aptitude.
Does the program offer training on ethical hacking specialization skills?
Our Ethical Hacking Boot Camp dives deep into a variety of specialized ethical hacking concepts: information gathering; network scanning; footprinting and reconnaissance; exploitation; penetration testing; web application hacking and more.
Why is the Ethical Hacking Boot Camp a necessary addition to the other popular certification programs?
The CEH certification provides you with an in-depth view into ethical hacking and penetration testing, putting you at the top of your field.
What does this training offer that other certification prep courses do not?
InfoSec Institute’s CEH training has the highest certification pass rate in the industry — 93%! If you choose to take the course online, you will also receive our Exam Pass Guarantee. This means if you fail the exam the first time, we’ll pay for your second attempt FREE.