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Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (CPEH)

Training overview
Length: 12 months online access
Price: 890 USD
Language: English
Application deadline: Start anytime
Rating: (1 Reviews)
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Next start date: Start anytime - Online
Provider: Hudson plus
Training type: On-Demand

Course description

Course description

Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (CPEH)

Hudson have partnered with Mile2 as an Authorized Training Center to offer the Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (CPEH) course. Mile2 designs, develops, and delivers Information Security training and Information Assurance services that meet military, government, private sector and institutional specifications. In doing so, Mile2 has become the de facto standard for a number organizations and militaries worldwide.

Key facts about Mile2

Mile2 has a strong military connection. Their Certified Penetration Testing Engineer (CPTE) certification played a pivotal role in assisting the United States Air Force (USAF) improve their security protocols. This course was originally designed for the USAF.

  • Mile2's certification courses are accredited by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). They are also on the FBI's Preferred Tier 1-3 certification training list for prospective FBI agents specialising in cyber crime.
  • CompTIA recognises and acknowledges Mile2 courses as Expert Level, e.g. Mile2 CPTE.
  • Mile2 have their own IT Security Penetration Testing magazine called PenTest Magazine, which is published several times a year.
  • All Mile2 courses count as Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward (ISC)2, ISACA, and SANS ongoing certification requirements.

About this course

The Certified Professional Ethical Hacker vendor neutral certification course is the foundational training to Mile2’s line of penetration testing courses.

The CPEH certification training enables students to understand the importance of vulnerability assessments by providing industry knowledge and skills in Vulnerability Assessments. In doing so, the CPEH student is able to understand how malware and destructive viruses function. In addition, the CPEH course helps students learn how to implement counter response and preventative measures when it comes to a network hack.

The CPEH course provides in-depth labs that focus on both open source and commercial based tools with industry best practices. These hands on labs emulate real world hacking scenarios and equip the candidate to assess your company’s security posture, help implement controls to better secure your company’s network infrastructure and how to combat against hackers and/or viruses, etc.

Course Duration and Delivery: 40 hours, online (12 months access)

What does this course include?

Video based course material

  • E-book
  • 2 week's live lab access to practice your skills
  • Exam prep guide
  • Exam simulator to prepare you for the official exam
  • Exam voucher to sit the official exam
  • 2nd shot exam voucher in case you fail

Career paths:

  • Ethical Hacker
  • Penetration Testing Engineer
  • Pen Tester
  • IT Security Consultant
  • IT Security Specialist

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to gain a Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (C)PEH) certification.

Training Content

Course areas covered

Module 1 - Security Fundamentals
Module 2 – Access Controls
Module 3 - Protocols
Module 4 -Cryptography
Module 5 - Why Vulnerability Assessments?
Module 6 - Vulnerability Tools of the Trade
Module 7 - Output Analysis and Reports
Module 8 - Reconnaissance, Enumeration & Scanning
Module 9 - Gaining Access
Module 10 - Maintaining Access
Module 11 - Covering Tracks
Module 12 - Malware
Module 13 - Buffer Overflows
Module 14 - Password Cracking
Appendix 1 - Economics and Law
Appendix 2 - Vulnerability Types
Appendix 3 - Assessing Web Servers
Appendix 4 - Assessing Remote & VPN Services
Appendix 5 - Denial of Services


About the exam

The CPEH exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your Mile2 account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions. Further details about the exam are as follows:

  • All exams are immediately loaded in your Mile2 user account once you have enrolled
  • All Mile2 exams are taken on-line and can be taken anywhere 24/7 providing you have access to an internet connection and PC or laptop
  • All exams run for 2 hours and comprise of 100 questions with a passing score of 70%
  • There are NO prerequisites toward taking any Mile2 exam
  • Once you have passed your exam, you will instantly receive a digital copy of your certification

Features of course

  • User Friendly Navigation: Easily navigate through hours of in-depth training videos. Easily navigate through modules and repeat entire topics or even a particular section.
  • Full Video of Instructor: Hours of one on one video with the instructor directly teaching you the skills you need to be successful.
  • Full Video Lab Demonstrations: The instructor will actually perform key tasks in front of you on screen. This format gives the user the power to see things done by a professional in the intended environment as many times as they would like.
  • Info Rich Power Points: Utilizing PowerPoint presentations allows the user to better interpret the material through charts, definitions, graphs, and more.
    Review Quiz Questions After Every Module: At the end of each module, there is a review quiz to ensure the retention of the information discussed before moving on to a new section.
  • In-Depth Study Guide: A handy study guide enables tactile learners to process what they learn, follow along with the videos, and ultimately walk away with a paper based review tool they can return to any time any place.

How is this course taught?

This is an online, self-paced course, meaning you do it in your own home, in your own time, at your own pace. Each lesson is pre-recorded allowing you to pause, fast-forward, skip sections, or go back to another lesson if you need to. Aside from the written notes and mock exam, the lessons are multi-media based, which means video and audio are used to teach the lessons. Most courses are also interactive, prompting the learner to participate. This involves answering on-screen questions at the end of each course through the practice exam.

What do I need?

This is an online course with 24/7 access. You can do it from any where in the world, any time of the day providing you have an internet connection and a device such as a laptop, PC, or Mac. No apps are required to access the courses. You simply do it from your browser. For the best user experience, we recommend Google Chrome.


Total cost is $890. This covers:

  1. Course material
  2. Practice tests
  3. Live labs
  4. Official exam

Pay with a single payment, or spread the cost over 4 monthly installments.

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