SKILL BENCHMARK

Certified Ethical Hacker Awareness

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The Certified Ethical Hacker Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has basic exposure with the CEH practice, some common jargon, and terminology. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates basic awareness of CEH disciplines and knows where to find additional information on various CEH topics.

Topics covered

  • define the five core elements of cybersecurity
  • describe ethical hacking, how it can be a great tool for helping to create a more secure network, and the skills and limitations common to ethical hackers
  • describe threat hunting and its usefulness, as well as the concept of indicators of compromise (IoC) in relation to threat hunting activities
  • recognize behavioral patterns typical with today's threat actors and APTs
  • recognize different attack classifications and examples of each
  • recognize how tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) can help you better understand the threats your organization faces
  • recognize information warfare categories and strategies
  • recognize the common motives, goals, and objectives of threat actors
  • recognize the seven phases of the Cyber Kill Chain, which aims to guide defenders in their understanding of commonly used attack strategies
  • recognize what it means to be a hacker and the common hacker classes, as well as the five phases of hacking