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[Infographic] Understanding Ethical Hacking

[fa icon="calendar"] Dec 6, 2018 4:30:37 PM / by Paul Ricketts

Paul Ricketts

Not all hackers are cybercriminals. Increasingly businesses are employing ethical hackers (also known as white hat hackers) to break into their computer networks to expose vulnerabilities. Ethical hacking has become a mainstream niche within the IT Industry, employing a highly skilled cohort of programmers and computer experts. In this info-graphic we lay out the differences between black hat and white hat hackers, differentiating between cybercriminals and ethical hackers.

Ethical hacking and cybersecurity are currently one of the most exciting and rewarding areas of the IT industry to work in. The field continues to grow at a fast pace, and with a broad skills gap between the employees today's businesses need and the available pool of people skilled in cybersecurity there is a tremendous opportunity to establish yourself in a lucrative and fast-paced career.

If this whets your appetite for ethical hacking and you'd like to know more, check out our blog post 7 Reasons Why An Ethical Hacker Should Get Certified or take a look at enrolling in our Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification Training.

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Topics: CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

Paul Ricketts

Written by Paul Ricketts

Originally from the UK, Paul Ricketts is the Director of Marketing at TrainACE in Greenbelt, MD. Having started out in the field of Geographic Information Systems, Paul has a wealth of experience in a wide variety of industries, focused on tech., graphics and data analysis. Having finally settled in the field of marketing, he has spent the last 8 years fine tuning his skills in the art of communication and persuasion.

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