Course Description

Ethical Hacking: Cryptography for Hackers

Study 365


Cryptography is a practice of computer science that involves storing and transmitting data in a way that only those for whom it is intended can read and process it. Cryptography is a crucial aspect of cyber security, being used in many applications such as banking transactions cards, computer passwords, and e-commerce transactions. Cryptography protects your data from theft or alteration, unauthorized access and possible fraudulence activities from hackers. Cryptography is also used to ensure user authenticity and confidentiality.

With the increase in the usage of internet and computers to share, process and store date, the demand for cyber security has also increased rapidly. Cyber security has become an important concern for every internet users worldwide. There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings globally, and yet the demand is greatly outpacing supply, A career in cyber security is the perfect career option, if you look for progressive opportunities, job security, and a higher pay in a job position. This course in Cryptography for hackers is for both beginners and IT pros looking to get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security job position. This course will teach you about message authentication, virtual private networking, Windows encryption, advanced cryptology, and so much more. You will also learn how cryptography can be used for user authentication, plus how you can protect data from theft or alteration through this course. 

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction

2: Advanced Crypto

3: Message Authentication Codes And Hashes

4: Transport Layer Security

5: Virtual Private Networking

6: Windows Encryption

7: Apache Ssl

8: Web Encoding

9: Key Management

10: Storage Encryption

Learning outcomes

  • Learn about cryptography and its importance in the digital world.
  • Understanding advanced cryptology.
  • Message authentication codes and hashes.
  • Transport layer security and virtual private networking.
  • Windows encryptions, storage encryption and web encoding.
  • Using cryptography for user authentication.
  • Protecting data from theft and alteration. 

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning cryptography 

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and awarding body

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Ethical hacking: Cryptography for hackers certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Code S 0790
College Name Study 365
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), IT Security
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 33
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path • Cyber security analyst – £30,945 per annum • Information security analyst – £33,317 per annum • Information security manager – £49,985 per annum • Security consultant – £44,053 per annum
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