Hacking is considered to be wrong according to some people but in reality it is one of the best fields one can opt for after qualification.

Such people, who hack into a system with permission, without any malicious intent, are known as ethical hackers.

Ethical hacking is a is the act of legally breaking into computers and devices to test an organisation’s defences. The ethical hacker checks and examines the cybersecurity of and system or programs.

This helps to improve the prevention of cybercrimes, and protects cyberspace from any untoward intrusion. They use the same methods and techniques to test and bypass a system’s defenses as their less-principled counterparts. 

They checks the security, and hacking of the important data legally so that is can’t he hacked by an intruder who can even delete the files or cam get access to sensitive contents.

Now we will discuss about the requirements of ethical hacking:

Educational Requirements:

  • Clear 10+2 with with science along with information technology/computer science.
  • Pursue BSc in Computer Science/ BCA / Graduation in Any IT Related Discipline for 3-4 years.
  • Get Certification Courses in Ethical Hacking like CEH, CCNA, SCNS, CPTE, CISSP.

Skill Requirements:

  • Good in data-handling, networking, and operating system.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Creative
  • Password guessing and cracking
  • Session hi-jacking and spoofing
  • DNS spoofing
  • Network traffic sniffing
  • Orchestrate various network attacks
  • Exploit buffer overflow vulnerabilities
  • SQL injection

Basic Requirements:

  • Understand the operating system line lineux, windows and firefox.
  • Graduation Degree in computer science.
  • Knowledge of computer languages like python, java, c++, Ruby etc..
  • Clearance of CEH Exam (EC Council) to get admission in colleges.

Job Roles:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Penetration Tester
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Manager

Job Opportunities:

  • Government agencies
  • Private agencies
  • Cyber Security Expert
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Application Security Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • National Defense Department
  • Atificial Intelligence Offices,
  • Corporate Companies
  • cademic Institution

Average Salary: ₹35000

Ethical hackers in India have vast upcoming opportunities. There is an expected 75 per cent job growth in the industry for ethical hackers. The candidate should have a passion for network security to establish a successful career in the industry as a computer hacker.

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