Ethical Hacking: Hacking the Internet of Things (IoT)

by Dale Meredith

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most talked about trends in technology. There are a plethora of devices being released daily (some a need, some a joke). The real issue is each device opens a new attack vector that you never saw coming.

What you'll learn

At the core of Ethical Hacking, every Security Professional needs to have a thorough knowledge of all devices on their networks, including the Internet of Things (IoT).

In this course, Ethical Hacking: Hacking the Internet of Things (IoT), you’ll see how these devices are designed to work and how to protect your infrastructure with these devices coming online. First, you'll learn about the different communication models IoT devices use, as well as the most common architectures and protocols. Next, you’ll be introduced to the different threats that IoT devices create if not managed correctly, you'll also learn about how to choose a manufacturer whose goals are also to protect your networks. Finally, you'll discover the different tools that could be used against you as well as some countermeasures you can deploy to better protect your resources. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a great understanding of IoT devices and how they could possibly open new attack vectors, as well as understanding that will help you as you move forward as a security professional in Ethical Hacking

About the author

Dale Meredith has been a Certified Ethical Hacker/Instructor EC-Council for the past 15 years, and Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 20 years. Dale also has an additional 7 years of senior IT management experience and worked as a CTO for a popular ISP provider. Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge of the course material.

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