In your own words, answer this unit’s discussion questions in a main post (recommended minimum 300 words), and respond to at least 2 peersâ€™ postings (recommended minimum 75 words).
After you have reviewed the Assignment Details below, click the Discussion Board link under the My Work heading above to open the Discussion Board and make your post.
Your colleagues heard that you are starting to hack the company’s systems, and they start asking you questions, initially focusing on the ethical nature of the topic. You want to tell them how and why the hacking that you will be doing will actually help the company.
- Discuss the process of hacking, in terms of white hat, black hat, and grey hat hackers.
- How does each one of these differ, and how are they the same?
- Why do ethical hackers study the methods of black hat hackers?
- Provide definitions for the following concepts:
- White hat hackers
- Grey hat hackers
- Black hat hackers
- Describe why white hack hackers need to learn what black hat hackers do and the mechanisms they use to accomplish their tasks.