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Learn to Detect Enterprise IT Network Vulnerabilities

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – IT security professionals and network administrators are invited to attend Certified Penetration Testing Consultant (CPTC), a five-day course on the fundamentals of network penetration testing. The course will be held December 2-6, 2013, at the Merit Network offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Certified Penetration Testing Consultant will teach students how to detect enterprise IT network Michigan Cyber Rangevulnerabilities. Students will learn to conduct penetration tests against network infrastructures such as those operated by large organizations, service providers and telecommunication companies. The course will provide an overview of basic packet capture and analysis using common tools, as well as Layer 2 and Layer 3 attacks including both IPv4 and IPv6 stacks, routing protocols, MPLS, VPN, and SSL attacks.

At the conclusion of the course, students will take the Certified Penetration Testing Consultant exam.

Register today to attend Certified Penetration Testing Consultant and get 50% off for a second student. To receive this discount, please email [email protected] or call 734-527-5739.

About Michigan Cyber Range

The Michigan Cyber Range was developed in partnership with the State of Michigan to provide organizations with an unclassified, secure cybersecurity environment that can be used for training exercises, security applications, software testing, and educational purposes. It is hosted and facilitated by Merit Network and is sponsored by DTE Energy. The Range prepares cybersecurity professionals to detect, prevent and mitigate cyberattacks in a real-world setting, providing simulations that test the detection and reaction skills of participants in a variety of situations. The Michigan Cyber Range also offers certification courses for a number of cybersecurity disciplines, with instruction available on-site and live online. A full training schedule may be found at the Merit Michigan Cyber Range web site:

About Merit Network

Merit Network Inc., is a nonprofit corporation owned and governed by Michigan’s public universities. Merit owns and operates America’s longest-running regional research and education network. In 1966, Michigan’s public universities created Merit as a shared resource to help meet their common need for networking assistance. Since its formation, Merit Network has remained on the forefront of research and education networking expertise and services. Merit provides high-performance networking and IT solutions to Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare, and other non-profit organizations.

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