Learning Path

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker v11 (CEH) (2021 Update)

Prepare to become a certified ethical hacker with a combination of demonstrations, lectures and walkthroughs.

What you will learn

Explore certified ethical hacking. This path is a perfect mixture of demonstration, lectures, and detailed walkthroughs of all concepts. You will learn everything from the very basics, such as what the CIA triad is and how it applies to penetration testing, all the way to something as in-depth as how to write exploits from scratch.

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Introduction to Certified Ethical Hacking and penetration testing

Course — 00:31:41

K0206, K0342, K0387, K0518, S0051

This is an overview of the entire certified ethical hacking learning path.

Recon and footprinting

Course — 00:56:06

This course introduces the concept of footprinting and reconnaissance and shows how it’s used for real-world penetration testing activities.

Network protocol fundamentals

Course — 00:14:31

K0001, K0034, K0061, K0174, K0332, K0470, S0178, S0225, S0226

This course introduces the basics of network protocols and how data gets from one place to another.

Network discovery and recon

Course — 01:27:43

Take this very deep dive in the world’s most-used discovery and port scanner: Nmap.

Vulnerability analysis

Course — 00:25:41

K0013, K0037, K0040, K0070, K0106, K0110, K0147, K0165, K0272, K0296, K0314, K0339, K0342, K0373, K0375, K0536, K0538, S0051, S0078, S0081, S0137, S0167, S0242, S0269

A look into vulnerability scanning and identification.


Course — 00:55:59

K0070, K0110, K0115, K0309, K0342, K0402, K0536, K0554, S0051, S0081, S0220, S0264, S0269, S0293, S0334

This course covers how exploitation works and how exploits are written from scratch.

Malware, Trojans and backdoors

Course — 00:41:13

K0070, K0110, K0187, K0299, K0342, K0392, K0480, K0536, S0051, S0130, S0167, S0220, S0257, S0264, S0267, S0269, S0293

This course teaches you about common malware and Trojans as it relates to CEH and the real world.

Hacking web servers

Course — 00:07:41

K0078, K0105, K0110, K0136, K0342, K0349, K0398, K0444, K0624, S0051, S0153, S0264, S0275, S0293

This course gives an introduction to hacking web servers and touches on the CEH objectives related to this.

Web application hacking

Course — 01:28:47

This course provides a high-level lecture on web application vulnerabilities, such as the OWASP Top 10.

Network-based attacks

Course — 01:01:47

This course will cover all the things you need to know about network attack vectors.

Social engineering

Course — 00:24:39

K0342, K0371, S0051, S0052, S0197, S0198, S0256

This course guides you through an introduction to social engineering, including an advanced demonstration.

Password cracking

Course — 00:08:29

K0158, K0342, K0362, S0051, S0067, S0264

This course is a in-depth demonstration of password cracking.

Network intrusion detection

Course — 00:19:53

K0046, K0324, K0472, K0487, S0022, S0025, S0040, S0084

This course is a hands-on introduction to intrusion detection and how it works.

Covert channels and exfiltration

Course — 00:13:42

K0058, K0061, K0062, K0070, K0209, K0301, K0334, K0342, S0051, S0199, S0221, S0269

This course is demonstrates how covert communications work, using packet capturing techniques.

Hacking wireless networks

Course — 00:13:41

K0029, K0050, K0056, K0108, K0110, K0113, K0160, K0274, K0339, K0342, K0375, K0393, K0428, K0600, K0614, S0051, S0081, S0177, S0182, S0225, S0226, S0276, S0299

This course dives into the basics of wireless security and hacking wireless networks.

Cloud computing

Course — 00:19:11

K0009, K0070, K0194, K0230, K0342, S0051, S0073, S0078, S0167, S0269

This course goes into cloud services and covers the CEH exam objectives.

IoT and OT hacking

Course — 00:18:37

K0032, K0034, K0040, K0070, K0137, K0147, K0296, K0437, K0536, S0051, S0078, S0269, S0357

This course introduces IoT vulnerabilities and technologies.

Applied python

Course — 00:06:49

K0110, K0236, K0342, S0051, S0130, S0266

This short video course introduces Python in an applicable way.

CEH Practice Exam

Assessment — 226 questions — 01:53:00

Meet the author

Keatron Evans is a cybersecurity and workforce development expert with over 17 years of experience in penetration testing, incident response and information security management for federal agencies and Fortune 500 organizations. He is VP of Portfolio and Product Strategy at Infosec, where he empowers the human side of cybersecurity with cyber knowledge and skills to outsmart cybercrime. Keatron is an established researcher, instructor and speaker — and lead author of the best-selling book, Chained Exploits: Advanced Hacking Attacks from Start to Finish. He regularly speaks at major industry events like RSA and serves as a cybersecurity subject matter expert for major media outlets like CNN, Fox News, Information Security Magazine and more.

Keatron holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and dozens of cybersecurity certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LTP). When not teaching, speaking or managing his incident response business, KM Cyber Security LLC, Keatron enjoys practicing various martial arts styles, playing piano and bass guitar, and spending time with his family.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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