A potentially $7.6 billion industry is short of talent and these courses could help bag those jobs

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A potentially $7.6 billion industry is short of talent and these courses could help bag those jobs
  • An ethical hacker tests the level of security in any system by trying to break into it with the permission of the owner.
  • According to ET, India reported 1.16 million cyber attacks in 2020 and 3,000 cases everyday, which is three times more than 2019.
  • The market for hacking, which is also a part of cyber security, is expected to create 3.5 million jobs globally by 2025, according to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures cited by the New York Times
  • Some online courses in ethical hacking which will help you learn from the scratch.
Ethical hackers, also known as white hat hackers, are some of the most sought professionals in the IT industry today.

The word hacking implies breaking into the system and database. An ethical hacker tests the level of security in any system by trying to break into it with the permission of the owner.

According to ET, India reported 1.16 million cyber attacks in 2020 and 3,000 cases everyday, which is three times more than 2019. One of the reasons behind this alarming data is definitely the Work from Home trend which made a huge dependence on technology due to COVID-19 in 2020.

Hacking, which is also a part of cyber security, the market in India is expected to grow from $4.3 billion in 2019 to $7.6 billion in 2022, according to the Data Security Council of India.

The market for hacking, which is also a part of cyber security, is expected to create 3.5 million jobs globally by 2025, according to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures cited by the New York Times. One can build his/ her career in this fast-paced growing market by doing a professional course.

These are some online courses in ethical hacking which will help you learn from the scratch —

Become an Ethical Hacker ⁠— Linkedin Learning

Become an Ethical Hacker ⁠— Linkedin Learning
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This course by Linkedin learning is for beginner to advanced level professionals who are seeking to enhance their skills. This course will help you identify vulnerabilities in the infrastructure and network of a company and also will help you address the issues and eliminate the possibility of attacks. It includes all major topics like Kali Lunux, Enumeration, Scanning networks, Session hijacking and so on. Interested students can apply for this course here.

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Learn Ethical Hacking from scratch ⁠— Udemy

Learn Ethical Hacking from scratch ⁠— Udemy
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As the name suggests, the course is ideally for newbies who have no or little knowledge of hacking related topics. This programme will give you an insight from the starting on the interaction between the devices bonded with a network. This course includes major topics like Network penetration testing, gaining access, post exploitation and many more. Interested students can apply for this course here.

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Hacking Courses ⁠— EdX

Hacking Courses ⁠— EdX
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This is a series of 8 short courses from Unlocking information to Penetration testing. The series covers all important aspects and topics and also helps a beginner to understand the concept of Ethical hacking. Interested students can apply for this course here.

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Hacking and Patching ⁠— Coursera

Hacking and Patching ⁠— Coursera
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This programme will provide you the baseline with command injection vulnerabilities in a website. This also gives you an insight on how to design security patterns. The programme contains all the key areas related to hacking.

Interested students can apply for this course here.

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The Ultimate Ethical Hacking Certification ⁠— EC-Council

The Ultimate Ethical Hacking Certification ⁠— EC-Council
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This programme will teach you the latest commercial grade hacking tools, techniques and methods used by hackers and cyber security professionals.

This course is for all newbies and professionals who want to enhance their skills and covers all the important segments from basic to advanced.Interested students can apply for this course here.

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