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Ernst & Young, has put together the quintessential course for security engineers looking to improve their ability to protect their organization's website, systems, and network. Dubbed eXtreme Hacking, and carrying a price tag of $5,000 a slot, this course is for anyone but hacks. With an impressive course book that fills a two-inch thick binder, leading Ernst & Young security engineers take you step-by-step through all the ways that bad guys try to subvert your mission critical servers and network configurations. Using dual-bootable NT-Linux laptops, and an accompanying network setup for practicing subversive attacks and exploits, attendees will leave the course with an entire new bag of tools and tricks that help them understand how bad guys identify target IP addresses, collect information about the systems they plan on compromising, and exploit weaknesses without being noticed. The idea is to learn how to figure out what the weaknesses are in your organization's network before the bad guys do.
firewalls to poisoning a DNS cache, the Ernst & Young team clearly understands not just what tools hackers use, but how hackers think. Course Recommendations It's hard to improve upon something that is top-notch already. However, one element that could give extreme Hacking some added value is if they had a life-long learning site exclusively for all the students who have signed up for this course. This could be a private site, that requires authentication, and one that would keep the student updated on