ethical hacker


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ethical hacker

A programmer who legally attempts to break into a computer system or network in order to find its vulnerabilities. See penetration test.
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This makes law firms and professional services organisations particularly at risk and we've seen several cases in recent months where hackers have entered systems and accessed a huge range of sensitive and personal data" Said Mr Clark: "There are a huge range of precautions that SMEs can take to protect themselves and an ethical hacker can test the robustness of the network.
In principle [the movement lacks influence] in Lebanon because people are scared and those who did hack sites did not call for a protest or anything specific, they just sent a digital message to the government," said "WhiteOne," an ethical hacker, who works as a consultant.
This is in response to the ethical hacker (GDN February 24).
Again, if you don't have the skills in-house, outsource to a business or security professional that you know you can trust An ethical hacker will use all of the tricks of malicious hackers to try to break into your databases--but rather than stealing the information, they let you know how to fix the security vulnerability.
CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Guide comes from an IT security expert who covers the CEH exam and provides keys to improved test scores through coverage of objectives, practice exam questions, and detailed answers.
An ethical hacker does more than verify if the organization is in compliance with the security policies.
Mr Wheatley, a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel and a qualified ethical hacker, launched MC Ware in 1998 as a mobile PC repair firm.
Shane has left older rivals across the globe standing by becoming the world's youngest ethical hacker, five years ahead of schedule.
He went on to say that the hacker kits were usually sold on eBay as ethical hacker training courses, but the courses also included a wealth of utilities for 'educational purposes'.
CEH; official certified ethical hacker review guide.
Johnny Long, a security expert and ethical hacker with Computer Sciences Corporation, recently released The Google Hacker's Guide: Understanding and Defending Against the Google Hacker to instruct the security community in the ways that Google is being used as a hacking tool.
Samurai: ethical hacker for hire; unlike criminal or vandalism-oriented hackers and crackers, true silicon Samurai adhere to rigorous and self-imposed standards of loyalty to employers; often hired to seek out rogue employees within a corporation's technical staff.