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Ethical Hacking: Malware Development

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Course summary
1 hour
29 GBP
English
Distance
Next available date: This course is available to purchase anytime of the year. - Distance
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Overview

Malware refers to any malicious software that was written and designed with the intention of harming computer devices, networks, systems and computer data. Malware, once gaining access to a computer, can take the form of codes, scripts, active content and other software. Malware is mainly used by hackers to steal personal and sensitive information and to get unauthorized access into one’s computer and network. Malware damages the computer systems and data only after it is introduced and installed into a computer. Therefore, it is important to prevent malware development by installing anti-virus software, firewalls and other software and programs.

Malware is a very successful method used by hackers to gain access to someone else’s computer. Certain organizations have opted to employ hackers within their organizations in order to identify and prevent malware development within their systems. There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings globally, and the demand is greatly outpacing supply. Therefore, a job in cyber security is the ideal career option if you expect your job to have challenges, opportunities for progression and a higher salary. This course is for both beginners and IT pros looking to get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security job position. This course will train you on how to understand and prevent malicious software. You will also learn about internet Worm Maker, JPS Virus Maker, and Ghost Eye through his course. By the time you’ve completed this course, you will know how to create a custom trojan, perform a static malware analysis, and so much more!

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry requirements

  • Learners must be age 16 or over and
  • Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
  • Should have a basic understanding of malware development

Who is this course aimed at?

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning about malware development

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded Ethical hacking: Malware development certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

1: Malware 101
2: Internet Worm Maker
3: Jps Virus Maker
4: Ghost Eye
5: Custom Trojan
6: Static Malware Analysis
7: Sandboxing and Malware Analysis
8: Msfvenom and Malware Payload Generation

Learning outcomes

  • Introduction into malware and its development
  • Learn to understand and prevent malicious software.
  • Internet Worm Maker, JPS Virus Maker, and Ghost Eye.
  • How to create a custom trojan, perform a static malware analysis, and so much more!

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

 

Expenses

Now £29

Was £199

Continuing Studies

Progression and Career Path

With this certificate in Ethical hacking: Malware development, you will be able to improve you candidate for a job position in the IT or cyber security field. If you are already an IT professional, you can use this course to progress further in your career and to win opportunities such as job promotions and salary increments from your organization as well.

  • Cyber security analyst – £30,945 per annum
  • Security engineer – £26,947 per annum
  • Information security officer – £39,005 per annum
  • Software develop – £30,661 per annum

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