Deterring Electronic Intrusions

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Securing electronic access to an environment forms the backbone of IT security professionals’ jobs. IT security specialists deal with methods to secure network access, both internally and externally. This course examines firewall, intrusion detection system (IDS), and honeypot detection techniques, as well as evasion techniques that can be used by an ethical hacker to determine whether a network is secure from hackers. This course also assists students who are preparing for the EC Council’s Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (CEHv6) exam 312-50.

Target Audience

Existing or in-training IT security professionals seeking detailed security penetration testing skills


A technical background with a solid understanding of networks and networking concepts, such as TCP/IP, IP Routing, and LAN Switching, as well as Windows and/or UNIX/LINUX operating systems; a general familiarity with the principles and usage of command-line, coding, and GUI-based technologies for manipulating IT operating systems

Expected Duration

60 min.

Course Objectives

Firewalls and Firewall Evasion Techniques

  • recognize the firewall architectures
  • identify ways to breach and bypass firewalls
  • IDS and Honeypots

  • identify ways in which to evade IDS
  • recognize the main IDS detection methods
  • recognize how honeypots can be used by IT security professionals
  • Firewalls, IDS, and Honeypots: Detection and Evasion