Time limit: 30 days
Full course description
The cybercrime epidemic is a R90 trillion problem (for the annual, global cost of cybercrime 2021), and one that requires multiple layers of solutions. Ethical hacking is one of the most important methods for disrupting cybercrime, discovering the hackers’ targets and techniques, and counteracting their efforts to cause virtual mayhem.
Ethical hacking is considered essential both for companies looking to safeguard their information and assets, and for governments looking to defend people and shared infrastructure from evildoers.
Many cybersecurity employers require or prefer an Engineer, but this is not required for all roles. However, Technicians and Technologsts too can aspire to become cybersecurity professionals for important reasons.
For example, it equips you with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills needed.
It positions you, in some cases, to demonstrate work experience in the form of in-depth exercises and hands-on sandbox lab work that closely simulates real-world scenarios.
And finally it gives you a strong competitive advantage in the job Market.