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ETHICAL HACKING CONTENTS WHO IS HACKER?? HISTORY OF HACKING. HACKING ACCIDENTS!! TYPES OF HACKING?? WHO IS ETHICAL HACKER?? HOW TO BECOME ETHICAL HACKER?? CISE. WHO IS HACKER??? Hack • Cut with repeated irregular blows. • Examine something very minutely. Hacker • The person who hacks. Cracker • System intruder/destroyer. Process of breaking into systems for: • Personal or Commercial Gains. • Malicious Intent – Causing severe damage to Information & Assets. HISTORY OF HACKING...!! Internet Worm • Robert T. Morris made an internet worm. It spread through the internet and crashed about 6000 systems. Cuckoo’s Egg • Clifford Stoll caught the hackers who are the German hackers applied by KGB. IP Spoof • Kevin Mitnick was caught by Tsutomu Shimomura who was security expert. Kevin Mitnick uses the IP Spoof attack in this accident. HACKING ACCIDENTS In the recent years, there has been an alarming increase in the number of email fraud cyber crime cases on the Internet. Hacking email accounts, stealing sensitive data, copying the address book, intercepting data, virus infections, password attacks, spoofed messages, abusive emails, Trojan attacks and espionage are only some of the many concerns that have started affecting email users worldwide. Emails are also commonly being exploited by computer criminals to execute privacy and identity attacks on unsuspecting victims. The terrorists involved in the recent Ahmedabad and Delhi blasts in 2008 had hacked into Wi-Fi systems of individuals to send terror mails. Such occurrences underline the need for ethical hackers who can safeguard the internet. TYPES OF HACKING There are two types of hacking: • Ethical hacking. • Malicious hacking. Malicious hacking is type of hacking in which the hackers just crash or smash the system by the hacking manuals or programs. They are called as “BLACK HAT”. Ethical hacking is type of hacking in which the hacker is considered as friend who opposes the malicious hacking. They are called as “WHITE HAT”. WHO IS ETHICAL HACKER??? An Ethical Hacker should be identified as a friend. An Ethical Hacker is someone who hacks with legal permission to strengthen systems and makes them Penetration-Proof. They step into the minds of computer criminals to predict their moves and stop them before they can strike. “To catch a thief, think like a thief ”- That’s the basis for Ethical Hackers, as they have the ability to think and act like a criminal and can get into the mind of a criminal, outsmarting him or her to protect systems. What is Ethical Hacking??? • In Ethical Hacking, the hacker identifies the weakness in the system, but instead of taking advantage of the situation, alerts the owner, so that the later can fix the problem and make his system secured. • Ethical Hackers use the same tools as hackers do, but they are not a threat to the system. Some people do Ethical Hacking as a hobby, while some pursue it as their career. HOW TO BECOME ETHICAL HACKER??? • To become an Ethical Hacker, being computer savvy and gadget friendly are important pre-requisites. • There should be a keen interest in the Internet and basic knowledge of Networking, Programming & desire to stay updated in the field of Ethical Hacking and Cyber crimes. • There are few levels of certification courses to be done with the student’s like CEH,CISE,etc. CISE • CISE (Certified Information Security Expert) certification is one of the most recognized certification in Information Security and Ethical Hacking Domain. • The Program covers all aspects of Information Security and Ethical Hacking, enabling one to become an Information Security Expert. • CISE Level 1 v 2.0 • ITS (IT Security) Experts are in demand. According to NASSCOM, the demand for ITS Experts is going to rise substantially worldwide. ITS is the next big thing in ICT and you should make the best of it. CISE(CONTD) • A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker. • A survey done by the International Data Corp (IDC) says that the worldwide demand for information security professionals stands at 60,000 and companies such as Wipro, Infosys, IBM,Airtel and Reliance are always looking for good Ethical Hackers. • Although the starting salary for Ethical Hackers in India ranges from Rs 7lakh to Rs 12lakh per annum(acc. 2011),the annual salary can be between Rs 30.2 lakh to Rs 42.5 lakh post currency conversion. CISE(CONTD) • “Computer security is a Global Issue and it’s the job of an ethical hacker to make the cyber space safe, now and forever.” • “Currently there is a huge gap between the demand and supply as far as Ethical Hackers are concerned in India. Because of this shortage, pay packages and growth opportunities are superlative and Ever- Growing.” THANK YOU ANY QUERIES?
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