IT staff offered fast-track hacker course

Friday, 5 March 2004, 2:47 PM EST

IT professionals are being offered fast-track training in hacking skills as a means to combat cyber-attacks.

Accelerated learning company The Training Camp has introduced a five-day Certified Ethical Hacker course detailing the tools and techniques used to target corporate networks.

In the past few years, so-called ethical hacking has become an increasingly popular method of detecting vulnerabilities in systems and networks. Many companies pay high fees for penetration testing services.

By James Mortleman at vnunet.

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