Introduction to Seminar topic on Ethical Hacking:
Ethical hacking is legal. We can also say that doing anything that is forcibly by using special secret techniques which are unknown to many. There is very need of security because most organizations can be damaged by hostile software or intruders and it is to a concept similar to safety. This may include loss of data, destruction of computer and loss of the reputation of the company.
Hacking: – A hacker is defining as aclever programmer. A person can become hacker only if he has the knowledge of programming language. There is various type of hacker they are Black-Hat Hacker, they are the persons who use others personal data for their benefits which might hurt the content owner. White-Hat Hacker; they are the hackers who hack for the betterment of people. Grey-Hat Hackers, they use their skills for the common good while in some other times he uses them for their personal gains.
Ethical hacker enters in the personal security and tries to penetrate in to a network to find if there is some vulnerability in the system.
Skills required for an Ethical Hacker:- He should have good skills of Microsoft, Linux, Firewalls, Routers and Network Protocols and he should know how to configure these things and also how do they perform function.
Methodology of Hacking: – There are mainly five steps in hacking they are reconnaissance, scanning, gaining access, maintaining access and clearing tracks.
Ethical hacking tools: – Ethical hackers utilize and have developed variety of tools they are Samspade, Email Tracker and Visual Route, War Dialing, Pingers, Super Scan.
Advantage and disadvantages: – It is the backbone of network security. It helps in Helps in closing the open holes. It also provides security to banking but hiring professional is very expensive.
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