Ethical Hacker


Intermediate level


IT / Security professional


English language

Course Start Dates

20 April 2024

6 weeks training | 24 hours of lectures

Online Instructor-led Training

4 hours live session per week | Every Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00

In this course, you will learn from basic to advanced and modern techniques to find vulnerabilities through information gathering, create and/or use exploits and be able to escalate privileges in order to test the customer’s information systems defenses.

Course fee: CHF 990


Course objective

By completing this training and passing the 2 hours exam, you should be able to:

  • Use passive and active reconnaissance techniques
  • Use basic and advanced scanning and information harvesting techniques
  • Create code to exploit vulnerabilities
  • Use and modify public exploits
  • Recognize legit public exploits from fake exploits
  • Use several techniques to gain access to a system from both remote and local side
  • Use several techniques to escalate privileges
  • Clear your tracks
  • Create executive reports so your pen-testing results can be presented to management.
  • Perform lateral and vertical jumps between systems
  • Use tunnels to compromise other computers on the network or hide your traffic.
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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
  • A Debian or Ubuntu VM
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Target audience

  • Computer Science / Cyber Security students looking to gain real-world knowledge
  • Career professionals looking to make the jump into security work
  • Engineers looking to improve their understanding of security
  • PenTesters looking to sharpen their skills
  • Programmers trying to understand how to better secure their code.
  • IT system administration professionals
  • IT network administration professionals
  • Members of Incident Response Teams

What makes us unique?

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Real-world cyber security challenges from industry experts

All of our students are provided with private Virtual Machines and Hacking Labs for a practical & personalized learning experience with over 30 international academics and experts from 10 countries.

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

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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

6 weeks online instructor-led training and examination


After successfully completing the course and attending the exam, the Swiss Cyber Institute provides a "Certified Ethical Hacker" certification to all successful participants in an electronic format.

Thank you for your interest in the Certified Ethical Hacker Training at the Swiss Cyber Institute. You can download the brochure here.

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