Ethical Hacking: Social Engineering
by Alexander Tushinsky
This course will teach you the social engineering skills needed for EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker certification.
What you'll learn
The EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker certification serves as a starting point for many ethical hackers and teaches you the basics of penetration testing. In this course, Ethical Hacking: Social Engineering, you’ll learn social engineering tactics used by hackers. First, you’ll learn the various types of attack vectors such as phishing and impersonation. Next, you’ll discover aspects of physical security, and rogue websites, and Finally, you’ll learn how to guard against social engineering attacks. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Social Engineering needed for EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker certification.
About the author
Alex has spent the past 30+ years working as a software developer, application architect, cybersecurity professional, and technical trainer. He is a lifelong learner and holds over 20 active certifications in IT. Alex is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. He has taught at Rutgers University, Bergen Community College, County College of Morris, College of Southern Nevada, and UNLV. He holds a BS in Software Development and a Masters in Cybersecurity from We... morestern Governors University. As a developer, Alex works with Java, C#, and Python helping small businesses and entrepreneurs achieve their vision from a technical perspective. He also works as a virtual CISO, performs penetration testing, and educates businesses and individuals on the importance of cybersecurity. When not working, Alex spends his time with his beautiful wife, and many pets, including two cats, and three Boston Terriers. He is an active runner and cyclist and is an ethical and health-conscious vegan.