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In the interactive, lab-filled environment of this ethical hacking course, you will gain in-depth knowledge and practical experience with current, essential security systems.

Course Outline
Prepare for the CEH certification while learning the latest ethical hacking techniques.

If you're concerned about the integrity of your network's infrastructure, you need the ethical hacking tools and techniques you will learn in Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v7 to enhance your network's defenses. You'll begin by learning how perimeter defenses work. Then, by scanning and attacking your own network (no real networks will be harmed), you'll learn how intruders operate and the steps you can take to secure a system.

In the interactive, lab-filled environment of this ethical hacking course, you will gain in-depth knowledge and practical experience with current, essential security systems. You will explore common ethical hacking topics, such as intrusion detection, policy creation, social engineering, DDoS attacks, buffer overflows, and virus creation.

In addition to learning how to scan, test, hack, and secure a system, you'll prepare for the latest Certified Ethical Hacker exam from EC-Council. A VUE exam voucher is included with your course registration; however, the exam will not be administered in class to allow for maximum discussion opportunities and hands-on activities.

Highlights of CEH v7 include
  • A DVD packed with the latest hacking and security tools and more than 1000 minutes of videos demonstrating hacking techniques
  • Diagrams of concepts and attacks for clarity and easier interpretation
  • Key industry-standard tools covered in detail
  • Exclusive section for countermeasures against different attacks
  • Time dedicated to penetration testing
  • Results-oriented, descriptive, and analytical lab manual
Why Global Knowledge?

Ethical hacking is just a small part of a strong, comprehensive security solution. That's why we offer a full line of security training courses, from foundational, multi-vendor training to technology-specific and vendor specific training. Our courses will help you understand the basic principles behind protecting and securing your information, applications, and networks.

Our security instructors are seasoned veterans who have spent considerable time in the industry. When they aren't teaching, our instructors spend considerable time on consulting projects, ensuring a thorough understanding of their subject matter and applicable real-world experience.

What You'll Learn
  • Footprinting and reconnaissance
  • Hacking web servers, web applications, and wireless networks
  • Cryptography
  • Penetration testing
  • Social engineering
  • Trojans, viruses, and worms
  • Evading IDS, firewalls, and honeypots
  • Enumeration
  • Buffer overflows
Who Needs to Attend

This course will significantly benefit
  • Security Officers
  • Auditors
  • Security Professionals
  • Site Administrators
  • Anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure
Course Outline

1. Introduction to Ethical Hacking
2. Footprinting and Reconnaissance
3. Scanning Networks
4. Enumeration
5. System Hacking
6. Trojans and Backdoors
7. Viruses and Worms
8. Sniffers
9. Social Engineering
10. Denial of Service
11. Session Hijacking
12. Hacking Web Servers
13. Hacking Web Applications
14. SQL Injection
15. Hacking Wireless Networks
16. Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
17. Buffer Overflows
18. Cryptography
19. Penetration Testing


Lab 1: Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  • Footprinting a Target Network
  • Basic Network Troubleshooting Using the Ping Utility
  • Basic Network Troubleshooting Using nslookup Tool
  • People Search Using the AnyWhere Online Tool
  • Tracing an E-Mail Using the eMailTrackerPro Tool
  • Network Route Trace Using Path Analyzer Pro
  • Analyzing Domain and IP Address Queries Using SmartWhois
Lab 2: Scanning Networks
  • Scanning a Target Network
  • Scanning System and Network Resources Using Advanced IP Scanner
  • Fingerprinting Open Ports Using the Amap tool
  • Monitoring TCP/IP Connections Using the CurrPorts Tool
  • Scanning for Network Vulnerabilities Using the GFI Languard Network Scanner
  • Exploring and Auditing a Network Using Nmap
  • Mapping a Network Using the Lansurveyor Tool
  • Scanning a Network Using the Nessus Tool
  • Identifying Open Ports Using the Unicornscan Tool
  • Scanning a Network Using Hping3
Lab 3: Enumeration
  • Enumerating a Target Network
  • Enumerating NetBios Using the SuperScan Tool
  • Enumerating Passwords from "Default Password List"
  • Enumerating NetBios Using the NetBios EnumeratorTool
  • Monitoring a Network Using OpUtils Network Monitoring Tools
  • Enumerating a Network Using SoftPerfect Network Scanner
Lab 4: System Hacking
  • Extracting Administrator Passwords Using LCP
  • Hiding Files Using NTFS Streams
  • Find Hidden Files Using ADS Spy
  • Hiding Files Using the Masker Stenography Tool
  • Extracting Administrator Passwords Using L0phtCrack
  • Recover PST (Outlook) Password Using the Passware Recovery Kit
  • Forensic Tool
  • Monitoring a System Using the Alchemy Remote Executor
  • System Monitoring Using RemoteExec
  • Record Keystrokes and Passwords Using Powered Logger
Lab 5: Trojans and Backdoors
  • Building a Server Using the Bifrost Tool
  • Creating a Server Using the ProRat Tool
Lab 6: Viruses and Worms
  • Creating a Virus Using the JPS Virus Maker Tool
  • Generating a Worm Using Internet Worm Maker Thing Tool
Lab 7: Sniffers
  • Sniffing a Network
  • Sniffing the Network Using the Colasoft Packet Builder
  • Sniffing the Network Using the OmniPeek Network Analyzer
  • Spoofing MAC Address Using SMAC
  • Sniffing a Network Using the WinArpAttacker Tool
  • Analyzing a Network Using the Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer
  • Sniffing Passwords Using Wireshark
  • Performing Man-in-the-Middle Attack using Cain & Abel
Lab 8: Social Engineering
  • Detecting Phishing Using Netcraft
  • Detecting Phishing Using Phish Tank
Lab 9: Denial of Service
  • Creating a Zombie Using Poison Ivy
  • SYN Flooding a Target Host Using hping3
  • Creating Zombies Using Shark
Lab 10: Session Hijacking
  • Hijacking Sessions
  • Session Hijacking Using the Paros Proxy
  • Hijacking an Established Session Using Firesheep
Lab 11: Hacking Webserver
  • Footprinting Webserver Using the httprecon Tool
  • Footprinting a Webserver Using ID Serve
  • Cracking Remote Passwords Using Brutus
  • Hacking Windows Server 2008 with Metasploit Framework
Lab 12: Hacking Web Applications
  • Testing Web Applications Using the Burp Suite
  • Website Vulnerability Scanning Using Acunetix WVS
Lab 13: SQL Injection
  • SQl Injection Attacks on MS SQL Database
  • Testing for SQL Injection Using IBM Rational AppScan Tool
Lab 14: Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Cracking WEP Using AirPcap with Wireshark and Cain and Abel
  • Detecting the Wireless Networks Using NetSurveyor Tool
  • Discovering Wireless Networks Using Kismet
  • Cracking A WEP Network with Aircrack-ng on Backtrack
Lab 15: Buffer Overflow
  • Buffer Overflow Attack
  • Enumerating Passwords in "Default Password List"
Lab 16: Cryptography
  • Basic Data Encrypting Using HashCalc
  • Basic Data Encrypting Using MD5 Calculator
  • Basic Data Encrypting Using Advance Encryption Package
  • Basic Data Encrypting Using TrueCrypt
  • Basic Data Encrypting Using CryptTool

Prerequisites & Certificates

At least two years of IT security experience and a strong working knowledge of TCP/IP. Security+ Prep Course is highly recommended. - Security+ Prep Course (SYO-201) - Security+ Prep Course (SYO-301)

Certificates offered

Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy
We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted.

Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.
Map & Reviews
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We have not received any reviews specific to this course as yet, however here are some reviews of the training vendor.

As virtual students, we never actually saw the instructor (only heard him), so I can't actually rate his Presence (but the field was required).
Reviewed by 2015
Our instructor- Dave was very helpful and kept everyone engaged. I definitely benefited from taking this particular course. I would highly recommend it to all. thank you! Ana
Reviewed by 2015
Re course materials: I wish Lab keys would have a screenshots
Reviewed by 2015
Instructor was both knowledgeable and personable - I would definitely consider taking another class with him!
Reviewed by 2015
Only issue with the facility is that the image color of the projector in classroom 3 turned yellow and stayed yellow for 2.5 days.
Reviewed by 2015
This course is heavily loaded, it helps to have an overview of what "cognos manager framework" can do. It focuses on a dimentionnel approach. In my case I would have appreciated a the focus based on a relational approach.
Reviewed by 2015
The course was IT project Management. It really seemed like a Project management fundamentals course not so much IT.
Reviewed by 2015
Excellent facilitator. The course content was well balanced and spread over day.
Reviewed by 2015
Had GK before, last time was good. This time the instructor was a bit off with the teaching style. Both times they send the course materials to the wrong location, company had to re-route it.
Reviewed by 2015
The class room at GK on BAY was an oven, but they booked us at a local hotel, which was great.
Reviewed by 2015
The course was really very helpful Instructor and facility were good as well. Only the missing the hardcopies material, sometime this help a lot than electronics copy. I understood the environmental policies very well, I used to work with Alberta Health and Environmental group as well with so many project. But for the course material it was required tools. For the contractors if the course falling on weekend would be great.
Reviewed by 2015
I am not highly enthused about taking a course over a video link, however, I did find that this course was well presented. It's my feeling that there is no substitute for a classroom environment when it comes to learning and sharing ideas.
Reviewed by 2015
I have not received the training certificate.
Reviewed by 2015
I really liked the useful tip cards as well as the introduction to KUMA. I feel KUMA could be used is almost any circumstance.
Reviewed by 2015
Too basic materials!
Reviewed by 2015
The only issue I encountered is that this course was cancelled multiple times before it was finally held. I would ask if there is a way to avoid frustrations with cancellation of future postings.
Reviewed by 2015
Course was great. Training provider was even better.
Reviewed by 2015
I was nervous about taking my first online course but the instructor was amazing and thorough. I would love to take another course from him in the future.
Reviewed by 2014
The provider was very knowledge and very professional
Reviewed by 2014
Since this is an online training, there are some items not applicable for evaluation purpose.
Reviewed by 2014
Great course and great teacher but it would have been noce to fins out Global Knowledge moved from Scott Street to Albert. Found that out when I showed up at Scott street and got off the elevator into an empty floor. I was nt alone as most in my class foudn this out the same way as well.
Reviewed by 2014
The instructor was knowledgeable in Word 2010 and very pleasant to work with. My problem was with the technology used, being it was a virtual session. There were too many instances where I had to log on, too much lag, audio problems on both my end and the trainers side of things. Perhaps the pre-test should also include an audio aspect in order to trouble-shoot audio problems prior to the beginning of the class session.
Reviewed by 2014
I do not feel as though I learned any new skills from taking this course. I did enjoy some of the course material but there was something missing from it. Very basic, highly repetitive. Everyone knows how to make a "to do" list but how to you prioritize and create focus in your daily work? I still am not sure of that. Although the instructor was very good and knowledgeable, someone with more energy and enthusiasm would have been better suited to teach this course as it became a little dull in the afternoon.
Reviewed by 2014
I really enjoyed the on-line class. Very helpful
Reviewed by 2014
it was good just a bit too fast.
Reviewed by 2014
The course material was good, although I would strongly recommend that participants be quite familiar with the PMBoK (either PMPs or CAPMs etc.) The instructor Bruce was very knowledgeable and provided some real world experience and examples.
Reviewed by 2014
Could possibly have been a 4 day course rather than 5 but there were people going at different speeds so the pace accommodated everyone. Also the lab environment perfectly for most students but a few did run into technical difficulties that had nothing to do with their inexperience with SharePoint. This was frustrating. The instructor is very knowledgeable and very helpful. I would like the contents of this course to be something we could get a certification in.
Reviewed by 2014
Reviewed by 2014
I like the fact that we did the exercice together with the instructor to show the content/knowledge and by ourself after that. However, I would have like to do different exercices to make sure I understood the content.
Reviewed by 2014
The 3's are really not applicable as this was a webinar
Reviewed by 2014
Overall course content was good. Got behind in some of the sessions. Still need to go back to them.
Reviewed by 2014
The ONLY reason facilities is marked low is because you asked about parking. The location is not conducive to finding parking. Otherwise - fantastic! And I loved the coffee bar!
Reviewed by 2014
Training provider is good but I was particularly impressed with Mr. Gilles Marcil who was our instructor for this course. He is well prepared and explains matter very well.
Reviewed by 2014
I was truly impressed with the format and information given. Clear and precise.
Reviewed by 2014
Course was too long, ended up not really understanding anything after the afternoon break. Took a day with our IT to load Mozilla, and still had difficulty starting labs. Virtual computer did not always work and lab screens were challenging working from laptop having to scroll up and down to complete tasks and read instructions.
Reviewed by 2014
Trainer Robert Proulx was excellent! Very knowledgeable, great sense of humour and the pace of the course was exactly what I needed.
Reviewed by 2014
no take away booklet. they offer the digital copy only and I would have liked to have the booklet for quick reference
Reviewed by 2014
Hello, It may be useful to have either a telephone booth and/or a breakout room for private mobile telephone conversations during breaks from the course. Please provide a document identifying my name, date of course, and number of hours. Thank you. Bill McCreery
Reviewed by 2014
Different levels should be established for people using Word for the very first time and others who are there to learn updated application. Some of the content was too basic for intermediate users. The trainer seemed confused trying to explain certain features.
Reviewed by 2014
The labs were buggy and lacked adapted instructions for the non-standard setup being used. This caused several headaches and need to troubleshoot before most would function properly.
Reviewed by 2014
Instructor was exceptional
Reviewed by 2013
It was a great class where the instructor provided lots of relevant examples to apply to day to day use utilizing the course material as a guideline.
Reviewed by 2013
This course was absolutley amazing. It provided me with wonderful tools to use in my work and day to day activities. Ross Rennie was our instructer and he was phenommenal. He was knowledgable, entertaining and very welcoming to everyone in the course. Is it wrong to say that I was excited to get back to work in order to implement these new tools?
Reviewed by 2013
Perhaps a less experienced instructor would be better to teach the more basic material. While our instructor was very knowledgeable, she seemed lost in some of the more basis functions and interfaces at times (probably because she hasn't had to work with them regularly for years). Could have spent A LOT less time going off on stories/tangents or explaining the lab/e-reader interface quirks, but overall a decent class with a few good pointers here and there.
Reviewed by 2013
The textbook(s) given for this course (ICND1v2) do not do very well when it comes to explaining the various acronyms and abbreviations when they first show up in the text. Many of these acronyms / abbreviations are not industry standards but rather Cisco-specific terms and the Glossary at the end(s) do not contain a full suite of the terms that are referenced throughout the text, leaving the reader to search for their meanings elsewhere...
Reviewed by 2013
Was a virtual training therefore section one is N/A
Reviewed by 2013
I was very impress with the instructor. She was very knowledgeable and I really like the fact that she shared some of her own experience with the group.
Reviewed by 2013
the training provider was really good and patient. I just wish we would have gone a bit further with some functions as the level was very basic, more like a level 1 /beginner.. but in terms of presentation, he did very well :)
Reviewed by 2013
The Cloud course exam was a farce. I expected to sit the exam on the second day but had to schedule it for the following day. The exam itself asked questions not covered in the course and some of the questions were extremely subjective, and as such I was extremely disappointed to have failed it by only one mark.
Reviewed by 2013
Very good course.
Reviewed by 2013
Very good instructor! Really took the time to explain answers to questions that were asked.
Reviewed by 2013
great, terrific
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor was excellent and made the course.
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor regularly asked us about the pace and everyone else was fine with it so I didn't say anything. However, it really feels like a 3-day course stretched to 5 days.
Reviewed by 2013
I would have liked 1/2 to 1 hour to study the contents of the course we had covered on the last day prior to writing the exam.
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor only tought 4 sections, we have 7sections in total,so after class, I have to finish them by myself!
Reviewed by 2013
Jeff and Paul are awesome to work with. Very organized and knowledgable
Reviewed by 2013
Virtualization and Cloud Essentials is a good course. Instructor has an excellent presentation style, knowledge and provided lots of additional information that will assist when on-the-job. The manuals do need an update but the instructor provided a lot of the latest information and live examples to make up for the out-dated information. A bit intense having two back-to-back classes with exams but have the option to take exams at a later date. Would recommend this class
Reviewed by 2013
May be limit number per course to 8 max.
Reviewed by 2013
Too many typos in the course material, especially the lab book.
Reviewed by 2013
A lot of contents to cover and could be overwhelming but the instructor Ted Church made it look simple and very easy to understand. He is good and very knowledgeable about what he teaches.
Reviewed by 2013
Global Knowledge does not provide printed copies of the workbooks, and you can not print your own from the electronic file they provide. You can purchase a printed copy for an additional charge which is ridiculous after paying for the course already.
Reviewed by 2013
Employees were not as professional as they could in at least couple situation. The classroom was too hot in the first day, and freezing in the following days. This course should be a 5 days course, and not 4. Impossible to handle 100% of the content in 4 days.
Reviewed by 2013
This course was way more basic than the outline describes, I felt that we should have covered more of the functions of Visio and less of the basic windows/microsoft functions.
Reviewed by 2013
Instructor was very knowledgeable about the subject. He is natural teacher which makes subject easy to understand
Reviewed by 2013
Was disappointed with the course content. For a level two course felt the trainer focused far too much on basic skills and not enough on animation and advanced features. Class progress was slow during the day, yes I learned new skills and learned about new capabilities of PPT 10 but relied on google not this course to perfect them.
Reviewed by 2013
I would like to have had more in-depth work on the process analysis portion and less on modelling. From the outline, I thought there would be more focus on analysis than there was. I think the course could maybe be 5 days instead of 4, or maybe state that knowledge of modelling is a requirement to take this course. Other than that, it was a good course. Good for more entry-level BA types; if you have a lot of experience, you will probably find it doesn't add that much.
Reviewed by 2013
The course material was overly dense and contained a lot of redundant information.
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor was fantastic - very knowledgable and engaging. The "polestar" was used only briefly and in my opinion had no value add to this course.
Reviewed by 2012
You should always host your Montreal trainings at the Bonaventure Hilton.
Reviewed by 2012
As always, Global Knowledge has put together another great Microsoft course (Config, Manage & Maintain Windows Server 2008 R2). This is my fourth time taking a course through Global Knowledge and it likely won't be my last.
Reviewed by 2012
Trainer is very knowledgeable. He was able to resolve any issues we encountered in our office.
Reviewed by 2012
Very interesting course and trainer. This course should be mandatory for all government clerks.
Reviewed by 2012
Excellent course Excellent instructer
Reviewed by 2012
I was not able to take the course book with me. I payed for the course so i should not have to buy the course book. The downloadable PDF of the course book is not printable. I like a hard copy to read as opposed to the computer screen.
Reviewed by 2012
Room was very cold! However the facility itself was clean with a friendly environment. Instructor had average knowledge of Microsoft Project 2010 and often could not answer questions. Presentation was average - instructor read handout page by page from a photocopied document that was projected onto wall.
Reviewed by 2012
The dissappoint with this course, you can't print the maunal, I think we pay enough money to take the course. VERY dissapointed in this aspect and only this.. would definitely compare else where due to this one factor.. shame as I felt the the instructor and facility to be excellent.
Reviewed by 2012
Very informative course. Covered everything I was looking to learn about Access. Would be interested in taking the level 2 course to expand on what I learned in this one. Global Knowledge in Mississauga is very nice and my instructor was great. A bit of a long drive coming from Durham region but would return and would reccomend to others.
Reviewed by 2012
I found the course to be a bit too advanced for a level 1 Excel.
Reviewed by 2012
Reviewed by 2012
The instructor was excellent and very knowledgeable. The office manager was very friendly and helpful as well. Overall it was a fantastic course and I will recommend Global Knowledge to family and friends! :)
Reviewed by 2012
Content as expected. Additional materials and relevant examples to drive learnings were provided. Lots of exercises to practice. Will be able to apply knowledge.
Reviewed by 2012
Check computers and other electronics and its functionality before course start up. Have up to date slides (binder and its hand outs show year 2011).
Reviewed by 2012
This was a virtual class so I cannot comment on the facility (I have rated the facility as I could not submit this otherwise), and because the course was Eastern Standard Time, for myself it was a little early as Eastern Standard Time was 2 hours ahead of my time. The instructor Mark Husereau was very knowledgeable and a really great with being patient, (this was my first virtual class). Mark used real examples throughout the course which was really great.
Reviewed by 2012
Course is as described. Alot of time is allowed to practice the new skill-set learned. Instructor is very knowledgable and provided additional information and tips. Worth while course.
Reviewed by 2012
The course was mainly about application which is fine for level 1. In level 2 I hope to get tips on design.
Reviewed by 2012
Attending sessions provided by GlobalKnowledge has been useful and career enhasing. The Coach, Coach, Coach instructor was EXCELLENT and provided addional, relevant information during session with supporting handouts.
Reviewed by 2012
- do we get a certifiacate for completing the courseÉ - although the instructor did give us excercises to do I would have liked a few more - almost like a test, so that I made sure I retained and understood what was taught. I`m a learn to do by doing person and like the instrutor lead courses so I can have someone there to explain in my terms how things work. I`ll have to really use the online excercises to make sure Ì am confident when I need to do something in Excel.
Reviewed by 2012
Should be time allocated for questions and answer
Reviewed by 2012
The instructor was excellent as was the hands-on learning approach. The only thing I took issue with was the fact that there were a lot of bilingual persons taking the course and they tended to ask questions in French, during this English class. The instructor was trying very hard to explain everything in both languages, but I felt that these students should have requested a French-speaking classroom setting if they wanted to speak French.
Reviewed by 2012
Very professional. Facility clean and comfortable.
Reviewed by 2012
For the cost of this course, a hard copy of the course handout should be provided as the classes follows the handout word for word.
Reviewed by 2012
The facilities at Global Knowledge were great. The Instructor was very knowlegable and made it easy to learn the material. It was a very good experience:)
Reviewed by 2012
Note: We had 2 different trainers during this 3 day course. Course: Terminology should reflect North America and be consistent with our business lingo.
Reviewed by 2012
Found the course very informative. I had little exposure to Sharepoint and learned a number of things I didn't know. Plan to take the next level of training
Reviewed by 2011
A charged mannul would be provided for students to make notes whereever they think instructions are important as reminders
Reviewed by 2011
The course is so expensive to be payed by oneself. In almost all the others participants their companies pay the fee.
Reviewed by 2011
No course books were provided for us to take.
Reviewed by 2011
Course was very detailed but more time would be helpful during workshops. An additional day would help lessen the course load.
Reviewed by 2011
should have discuss some case studies,,overall A+
Reviewed by 2011
Our instructor was very knowlegable and he provided excellent real life stories.
Reviewed by 2011
The course was very relevant. I was able to apply the knowledge I aquired in the course to my job on the very next day. The only complaint I have is with the temperature of the room. It was freezing! Students has to wear a jacket or sweater. We were told the temp gage was shared with another classroom that was quite warm so they had turned the temp very low causing our room to be very uncomfortable.
Reviewed by 2011
Given the cost of the course, the hardcopy of the manual should have been provided. It would have been useful to make notes alongside the material as we went along.
Reviewed by 2011
I am very disappointed with the handouts. I was told I could go online and download a copy of the manual, the problem is that I would like the printed copy of the manual. I chatted online with one of your technitian who was unable to help me. Then I was told someone would contact me by phone to help me. That never happened. When taking a training course, a person EXPECTS to leave the course with ALL the material.
Reviewed by 2011
Great course provider, keep it on your roaster
Reviewed by 2011
Course content and labs were very good, everything worked as expected.
Reviewed by 2011
I really enjoyed this course and was surpised how ell everything was run...enjoyed the instructer very much (Par) and would like to take an other course with him. I wish we could have taken the work book home with us though!!!
Reviewed by 2010

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