This course is meant for those professionals who are looking for comprehensive and total knowledge in the network security domain. This is the only course which teaches both hacking and countermeasure techniques. And in keeping with Dynamic's standards, this course is entirely hands on and real time oriented. And need we say, the instructors are network security and intrusion specialists with several years of experience.

Brief Overview:

• Introduction to Ethical Hacking
• Footprinting, Scanning, and Enumeration
• System Hacking
• Sniffers
• Malware
• DoS, SQL injection attacks
• Malware
• Social Engineering
• Phishing
• Hacking Mobile Device
• Cryptography
• Wireless Hacking
• Cloud Computing

Ethical Hacking and Prevention

Introduction to Ethical Hacking

  •  What is Hacking
  • Who is a Hacker
  • Skills of a Hacker
  • Types of Hackers
  • Reasons for Hacking
  • Who are at the risk of Hacking attacks
  • Effects of Computer Hacking on an organization
  • Network Security Challenges
  • Elements of Information Security
  • The Security, Functionality & Usability Triangle
  • What is Ethical Hacking
  • Why Ethical Hacking is Necessary
  • Scope & Limitations of Ethical Hacking
  • What is Penetration Testing
  • What is Vulnerability Auditing


  • What is FootPrinting
  • Objectives of FootPrinting
  • Finding a company’s details
  • Finding a company’s domain name
  • Finding a company’s Internal URLs
  • Finding a company’s Public and Restricted URLs
  • Finding a company’s Server details
  • Finding the details of domain registration
  • Finding the range of IP Address
  • Finding the DNS information
  • Finding the services running on the server
  • Finding the location of servers
  • Traceroute analysis
  • Tracking e-mail communications


  • What is network scanning
  • Objectives of network scanning
  • Finding the live hosts in a network
  • SNMP Enumeration
  • SMTP Enumeration
  • DNS Enumeration
  • Finding open ports on a server
  • Finding the services on a server
  • OS fingerprinting
  • Server Banner grabbing tools
  • What is a Vulnerability Scanning
  • Vulnerability Scanner tools
  • Finding more details about a vulnerability
  • What is a proxy server
  • How does proxy server work
  • Types of proxy servers
  • How to find proxy servers
  • Why do hackers use proxy servers
  • What is a TOR network
  • Why hackers prefer to use TOR networks

Hacking Web Servers & Web Applications

  • What is a web server
  • Different webserver applications in use
  • Why are webservers hacked & its consequences
  • Directory traversal attacks
  • Website defacement
  • Website password brute forcing
  • How to defend against web server hacking

Session Hijacking

  • What is session hijacking
  • Dangers of session hijacking attacks
  • Session hijacking techniques
  • Cross-Site scripting attack
  • Session hijacking tools
  • How to defend against session hijacking

SQL Injectionv

  • What is SQL Injection
  •  Effects of SQL Injection attacks
  • Types of SQL Injection attacks
  • SQL Injection detection tools

Evading Firewalls, IDS & Honeypots

  • What is a Firewall
  • What are the functions of a Firewall
  • What is an IDS
  • How does an IDS work
  • SPAN
  • IDS tools
  • What is a honeypot
  • Types of honeypots
  • Honeypot tools
  • Honeypot detection tools

Buffer Overflow

  • What is a buffer
  • Understanding usage of buffers in applications
  • What is buffer overflow
  • Simple buffer overflow in C programming
  • How to detect a buffer overflow
  • How to defend against buffer overflow attacks

Denial of Service

  • What is a DoS attack
  • What is a DDoS attack
  • Symptoms of a Dos attack
  • DoS attack techniques
  • What is a Botnet
  • Defending DoS attacks


  • What is Cryptography
  • Types of cryptography
  • Cipher algorithms
  • Public key infrastructure
  • What is a Hash
  • Cryptography attacks

System Hacking

  • What is system Hacking
  • Goals of System Hacking
  • Password Cracking
  • Password complexity
  • Finding the default passwords of network devices and softwares
  • Password cracking methods
    o Online password cracking
  • Man-in-the-middle attack
  • Password guessing
    o Offline password cracking
  • Brute force cracking
  • Dictionary based cracking
  • Hybrid attack
  • USB password stealers
  • Elcomsoft Distributed password recovery tools
  • Active password changer
  • What is a keylogger
  • How to deploy a keylogger to a remote pc
  • How to defend against a keylogger


  • What is a sniffer
  • How sniffer works
  • Types of sniffing
    o Active sniffing
    o Passive Sniffing
  • What is promiscuous mode
  • How to put a PC into promiscuous mode
  • What is ARP
  • ARP poison attack
  • Threats of ARP poison attack
  • How MAC spoofing works
  • MAC Flooding
  • What is a CAM Table
  • How to defend against MAC Spoofing attacks
  • How to defend against Sniffers in network


  • What is Phishing
  • How Phishing website is hosted
  • How victims are tricked to access Phishing websites
  • How to differentiate a Phishing webpage from the original webpage
  • How to defend against Phishing attacks


  • What is malware
  • Types of malware
    o Virus
  • What is a virus program
  • What are the properties of a virus program
  • How does a computer get infected by virus
  • Types of virus
  • Virus making tools
  • How to defend against virus attacks
    o Worm
  • What is a worm program
  • How worms are different from virus
  • Trojan
  • What is a Trojan horse
  • How does a Trojan operate
  • Types of Trojans
  • Identifying Trojan infections
  • How to defend against Trojans
    o Spyware
  • What is a spyware
  • Types of spywares
  • How to defend against spyware
  • Rootkits
  • What is a Rootkit
  • Types of Rootkits
  • How does Rootkit operate
  • How to defend against Rootkits

Wireless Hacking

  • Types of wireless networks
  • Wi-Fi usage statistics
  • Finding a Wi-Fi network
  • Types of Wi-Fi authentications
    o Using a centralized authentication server
    o Using local authentication
  • Types of Wi-Fi encryption methods
    o WEP
    o WPA
    o WPA2
  • How does WEP work
  • Weakness of WEP encryption
  • How does WPA work
  • How does WPA2 work
  • Hardware and software required to crack Wi-Fi networks
  • How to crack WEP encryption
  • How to crack WPA encryption
  • How to crack WPA2 encryption
  • How to defend against Wi-Fi cracking attacks

Kali Linux

  • What is Kali Linux
  • How Kali Linux is different from other Linux distributions
  • What are the uses of Kali Linux
  • Tools for Footprinting, Scanning & Sniffing
  • What is Metasploit framework
  • Using Metasploit framework to attack Wiindows machines
  • Using Metasploit framework to attack Android devices

Penetration Testing

  • What is Penetration Testing
  • Types of Penetration Testing
  • What is to be tested
    o Testing the network devices for mis-configuration
    o Testing the servers and hosting applications for mis-configuration
    o Testing the servers and hosting applications for vulnerabilities
    o Testing wireless networks
    o Testing for Denial of Service attacks

Counter Measure Techniques for Network level attacks

  • Types of Firewall
    o Packet Filtering Firewall
    o Circuit-Level Gateway Firewall
    o Application-Level Firewall
    o Stateful Multilayer Inspection Firewall
    o Limitations of a Firewall
  • IDS / IPS
    o What is an IDS
    o What is a IPS
    o Difference between IDS & IPS
    o Placement of IDS in the Network
    o Configuring an IDS in the Network
    o Placement of IPS in the Network
    o Configuring an IPS in the Network
  • UTM / Next-Generation Firewall
    o What is a UTM
    o Features of UTM
    o Difference between a Firewall & a UTM
    o Placement of UTM in the Network
    o Configuring a UTM in the Network
    o Monitoring attacks using UTM
    o Configuring IPS module in UTM to detect and stop attacks

Counter Measure Techniques for Local Systems

  • Identifying the Vulnerabilities of a system
  • Understanding the Vulnerabilities of a system
    o CVE ID
    o Bugtraq ID
  • Patch Management
    o Identifying the patch for a Vulnerability

o Downloading the Patch
o Testing the patch for stability in test environment
o Deploying the patch to Live Network

  • Finding the missing updates in an Operating System
    o Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
    o Belarc Advisor

Counter Measure Techniques for Malware Attacks

  • Scanning systems for Malware infections
  • Types of anti-malwares
    o Anti-Virus
    o Anti-Worm
    o Anti-Trojan
    o Anti-Rootkit
    o Internet Security Suites
  • HIDS
  • HIPS

Course Schedule
Course Duration: 2 Weeks (52 hours including practicals)

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