Ethical Hacker
Fundamental Training


Intermediate level


IT / Security professional


English language

Next Start Dates

1 November 2024  |  25 April 2025

4 weeks training | 16 hours of lectures

Online Instructor-led Practical Training

4 hours live session per week | On Friday and Saturday from 14:00 to 16:00

Embark on a journey into ethical hacking with the EHFT: an intermediate course designed for IT enthusiasts keen to master cybersecurity, requiring basic IT literacy and a passion for learning network and system security essentials.

Course fee: CHF 590


Course objective

The course objectives are designed to equip participants with practical ethical hacking skills. Starting with the basics of ethical hacking, cybersecurity laws, and setting up a lab, attendees will progress to using a Linux VM and scripting for system analysis.

They'll practice reconnaissance and footprinting for information gathering, followed by scanning and enumeration techniques to detect vulnerabilities. System hacking, malware threats, network, and web application security are covered, with hands-on exercises including exploiting vulnerabilities and security testing. Wireless security wraps up the learning with Wi-Fi hacking and defense strategies.

The course concludes with a practical exam where participants conduct a full penetration test. Assessment is continuous, based on practical exercises.

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Prerequisites / Equipments

  • Basic IT Background
  • Basic InfoSec knowledge
  • Basic Ethical Hacking knowledge
  • Basic programming skills

A laptop or computer that can run (not at the same time) the following machines on a virtual machine software (such as Virtual Box, VMWare, Parallels):

  • A Windows VM
  • A Kali Linux VM
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Target audience

The target audience for the course is individuals interested in the field of cybersecurity, particularly those who are aspiring to become ethical hackers. This includes:

  • IT professionals seeking to specialize in cybersecurity.
  • Computer science students or graduates looking to enhance their security knowledge.
  • System administrators aiming to understand security aspects of their networks.
  • Security enthusiasts and hobbyists who want to learn about ethical hacking.


What makes us unique?

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Real-world cyber security challenges from industry experts

All of our students are provided with a practical & personalized learning experience with over 30 international academics and experts from 10 countries. Moreover, we provide the access to the Ethical Hacker Community, the Online Campus with all class recordings & materials, and live-classes to deepen the learning process and interaction.

By complementing this course and passing the 2 hours exam, participants will get a certification. The credential is the "Ethical Hacker Fundamental" Certificate.

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Learn anytime anywhere in Switzerland or other countries

The entire course is live and interactive. All students will have direct access to their own lab, online campus, the teacher’s screen, and the live class itself, they’ll have a big advantage over traditional face-to-face classes.

If you work full time, do not worry. We record all live sessions and recordings will be available to all students after the session with 90 days of access.

Training Fee

4 weeks online instructor-led training and examination


After completing the course and successfully passing the course exam, the Swiss Cyber Institute provides an "Ethical Hacker Fundamental" certificate to all successful participants in an electronic format.

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