Generative AI and Prompt Engineering for Ethical Hacking Awareness (Entry Level)

  • 12m
  • 12 questions
The Generative AI and Prompt Engineering for Ethical Hacking Awareness (Entry Level) benchmark measures your entry-level exposure to basic security issues and generative AI tools. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates awareness in basic areas of ethical hacking and generative AI.

Topics covered

  • define network scanning and enumeration, illustrating how generative AI and prompt engineering enhance these processes
  • describe how generative AI can streamline and augment the use of various tools for scanning and enumeration
  • describe the fundamentals of network and perimeter hacking
  • describe the various types of malware including viruses, worms, trojans, and ransomware
  • identify reconnaissance techniques and describe the differences between active and passive reconnaissance
  • identify vulnerabilities in cloud services
  • list common vulnerabilities in web applications
  • outline ethical hacking and highlight its growing importance in the context of advancements in generative AI technologies
  • outline how generative artificial intelligence (AI) can contribute to cloud service exploitation or protection
  • outline the concept of generative AI and prompt engineering and its application in ethical hacking scenarios
  • outline the principles of system hacking and how generative AI can enhance hacking techniques and countermeasures
  • provide an overview of prompt engineering techniques for information gathering