Alien Institute of Computer Chauliabari


Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Ethical Hacking (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 2 Months (Part-Time)

Course Fee: Rs 20000.00

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of ethical hacking and cybersecurity principles.
  2. To develop practical skills in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities.
  3. To enable students to use ethical hacking knowledge for self-employment opportunities and securing systems.
  4. To prepare students for roles as ethical hackers or cybersecurity professionals.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

  • Understanding Ethical Hacking
  • Differentiating Ethical Hacking from Malicious Hacking
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Hacking
  • Scope and Responsibilities of an Ethical Hacker

Module 2: Footprinting and Reconnaissance

  • Information Gathering and Footprinting Techniques
  • Enumeration of Target Systems
  • Scanning for Vulnerabilities
  • Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Module 3: Scanning Networks and Enumeration

  • Network Scanning Tools and Techniques
  • Enumeration of Network Services and Resources
  • Extracting User and System Information

Module 4: System Hacking

  • Password Cracking Techniques
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Escalating Access Privileges
  • Maintaining Access and Covering Tracks

Module 5: Malware Threats

  • Types of Malware (Viruses, Trojans, Worms, etc.)
  • Detecting and Analyzing Malware
  • Malware Prevention and Removal

Module 6: Sniffing and Social Engineering

  • Packet Sniffing and Analysis
  • Countermeasures Against Sniffing
  • Social Engineering Attacks and Defense

Module 7: Denial of Service (DoS) and Session Hijacking

  • DoS Attack Types and Prevention
  • Session Hijacking Techniques
  • Protecting Against Session Hijacking

Module 8: Hacking Web Servers and Applications

  • Web Server Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • Hacking Techniques for Web Applications
  • SQL Injection Attacks and Prevention

Module 9: Hacking Wireless Networks and Mobile Platforms

  • Wireless Network Vulnerabilities
  • Wireless Encryption Cracking
  • Mobile Platform Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Mobile Device Security

Module 10: Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots

  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Firewall Evasion Techniques
  • Detecting and Avoiding Honeypots

Module 11: Cloud Computing and Cryptography

  • Cloud Security Challenges and Solutions
  • Cryptography Fundamentals
  • Encryption and Decryption Techniques

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Classroom Lectures: Theoretical concepts will be explained through classroom lectures.
  2. Hands-On Labs: Practical exercises and real-world simulations of hacking scenarios.
  3. Capture the Flag (CTF) Challenges: Interactive CTF challenges apply ethical hacking skills.
  4. Group Discussions: Collaborative activities and discussions on security topics.
  5. Guest Lectures: Industry experts may be invited to share insights and experiences.
  6. Mentorship: guidance on self-employment opportunities and career pathways in cybersecurity.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Ethical hackers are in high demand to protect organizations from cyber threats.
  • Graduates can work as freelance penetration testers or cybersecurity consultants, offering self-employment opportunities.
  • Ethical hacking skills are essential for career growth in the cybersecurity field.

Note: The course contents can be adapted based on the specific requirements of learners or locations, ensuring flexibility to cater to different student backgrounds and regional needs.

This two-month syllabus aims to equip Indian students with essential ethical hacking skills, preparing them for self-employment and a successful career in the field of cybersecurity.

Alien Institute of Computer, Chauliabari

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