CompTIA Security+
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Course Overview

Whenever you are developing an application or just writing code, you have to do extensive testing, not only for the straight forward test cases, but also for the cases that may lead to vulnerabilities in your system. If there is one way to make the application work, you have to think of the infinity - 1 ways that will make the application stop. In this course, we will have a deep overview about the hacking theories and practical techniques in order to be able to accomplish several hacking attempts. Since this course will be delivered online, we will be using online hacking tools that work on any desktop regardless of the setup and regardless of the operating system.

Key Takeaways

Learn what is ethical hacking, its fields and the different types of hackers.
Install hacking lab & needed software (works on Windows, OS X and Linux).
Hack & secure both WiFi & wired network.
Discover vulnerabilities & exploit them hack into servers.
Hack secure systems using client-side and social engineering attacks.

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Course Outline

Part 1
→ Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security | Theory
→ What are the various types of hackers | Theory
→ Introduction to Kali Linux | Lab
→ Why Kali Linux is considered the best operating system for hacking | Theory
→ What are the best built in tools in Kali Linux for hacking | Lab
→ We will use an online platform called that allows us to install Kali Linux on an online server and use it for free
→ Moreover, we will show the participants how to really download Kali Linux from the official website ( and how to use the VirtualBox tool (
Part 2
→ What is SQL Injection | Theory → Dangers of SQL Injection Vulnerabilities | Theory
→ Bypassing Logins Using SQL injection Vulnerability | Lab
→ What is SQLMap and how is it used? | Lab
→ Reading Database Information | Lab
→ Finding Database Tables | Lab
→ Extracting Sensitive Data Such As Passwords | Lab
→ First, we will use the below website to try to login using a fake username and password: https://www.hacksplaining. com/exercises/sql-injection and https:// sql-injection-demo/sql-injection and
→ Then, we will go more deep into SQL Injection by playing this interactive hacking game online, and we will learn how to think as hackers: https://injection.
Part 3
→ What is Phishing? | Theory
→ Why is it used? | Theory
→ Can you differentiate between these 2 websites? (One is normal and one is phishing) | Lab
→ What do we need to create a phishing page? | Lab
→ What is Social Engineering? What is SE Toolkit and how is it used? | Lab
→ We will use this tool to learn how to spot a phishing website: https://phishingquiz.
→ We will use the real code of the login page of Google accounts (gmail) and we will host it on a free server which is We will modify the code to convert the initial login page of gmail to a phishing page
Part 4
→ What is Network Sniffing? | Theory
→ What is Password Sniffing? | Theory
→ What are the tools used to steal passwords by sniffing packets? | Lab
→ Can we steal passwords on HTTPS websites or only HTTP? | Lab
→ We will ask the participants to download WireShark on their computers to sniff packets on the network.
→ After that, we will use an Online website called This is a non secure website. We will login on this website and we will go to WireShark and filter the packets and we will see the username and password that we entered
Part 5
→ Understanding the concept of Password Cracking | Theory
→ Why and how are passwords cracked? | Lab
→ What is Encryption and Decryption? | Lab
→ First, we will use a website called to check the strength of our password
→ Then, we will use an official website from Kaspersky called to check how much time it needs for our password to by cracked
→ Then, we will use the best online tool for Encryption and Decryption called → At the end, we will ask the participants to install Cain and Abel, and then we will create a new user on our computer and see how we can crack its password
Part 6
→ What is the concept behind Viruses? | Theory
→ How are they made? What are the various purposes of Viruses? | Theory
→ How are they transmitted? | Lab
→ What’s the difference among a Virus, Trojan and Worm | Lab
→ How to send fake emails from trusted addresses like | Lab
→ We will create our own Virus with a purpose to harm the computer of the victim by disabling all antiviruses first then deleting all his files. Then, we will learn how to hide the virus by appending it to an image, and sending it to the victim using a Fake Email

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This course is relevant for senior managers and executives who are involved in crafting IT strategies and leading security transformation program for their companies. It is equally useful for anyone who wants to learn about IT and how can technology create value in their profession today.


What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
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What does the course fee cover?
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Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.


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