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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v12 312-50 Exam Guide

By : Dale Meredith
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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v12 312-50 Exam Guide

By: Dale Meredith

Overview of this book

With cyber threats continually evolving, understanding the trends and using the tools deployed by attackers to determine vulnerabilities in your system can help secure your applications, networks, and devices. To outmatch attacks, developing an attacker's mindset is a necessary skill, which you can hone with the help of this cybersecurity book. This study guide takes a step-by-step approach to helping you cover all the exam objectives using plenty of examples and hands-on activities. You'll start by gaining insights into the different elements of InfoSec and a thorough understanding of ethical hacking terms and concepts. You'll then learn about various vectors, including network-based vectors, software-based vectors, mobile devices, wireless networks, and IoT devices. The book also explores attacks on emerging technologies such as the cloud, IoT, web apps, and servers and examines prominent tools and techniques used by hackers. Finally, you'll be ready to take mock tests, which will help you test your understanding of all the topics covered in the book. By the end of this book, you'll have obtained the information necessary to take the 312-50 exam and become a CEH v11 certified ethical hacker.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
1
Section 1: Where Every Hacker Starts
10
Section 2: A Plethora of Attack Vectors
15
Section 3: Cloud, Apps, and IoT Attacks
20
Chapter 17: CEH Exam Practice Questions

Questions

As we conclude, here is a list of questions for you to test your knowledge regarding this chapter's material. You will find the answers in the Assessments section of the Appendix:

  1. To find a vulnerability, an attacker sends probes and fabricated requests to a target. What type of scanning is this?
    1. Passive scanning
    2. Active scanning
    3. Flooding
    4. Man-in-the-middle
  2. To identify hosts and vulnerabilities, which type of assessment is used?
    1. Distributed
    2. Passive
    3. Active
    4. Automated
  3. Which vulnerability assessment solution is said to be placed in private or corporate resources?
    1. Service-based
    2. Inference-based
    3. Product-based
    4. Tree-based
  4. What kind of scanner is used when the location and data from a scan are stored on a single system?
    1. Cluster-based
    2. Proxy-based
    3. Network-based
    4. Agent-based