Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Hacking, The Right Way

Ethical hacking. Sounds interesting, right? This is a job where you are paid to hack into someones computer, looking for security breaches. It makes sense in that if you want to find out what weaknesses your computer has, and how hackers could get in, become the hacker and find out yourself. I have to tell you, this sounds like an awesome job to have, because you would have to think quickly, and use your brain to think outside of the box. It also pays well, which is a good thing in these tough economic times.

Companies who want to tighten their IT Security are bringing in ethical hackers to find hack their systems. Computers have become a necessary part of business these days, and there is so much sensitive information saved on them. It makes sense to know that your system is secure.

Now that you know what an ethical hacker does, don't you want to be one? EC-Council offers online classes about Ethical Hacking, among other things. You can study about security fundamentals, computer forensics, or even disaster recovery. Disaster recovery sounds interesting, too. I would love to be able to find the information that someone thought they had lost forever. If you are thinking about going back to school to learn a new trade, check out EC-Council. You could become a Certified Ethical Hacker and be hacking someones computer very soon.


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