Definition of ethical hacking in English:

ethical hacking

noun

See ethical hacker

  • ‘Ethical hacking is normally done with the target's consent: paid security experts look for holes in the system.’
  • ‘Furthermore, the varied job skills that ethical hacking trains you for could boost your career in the future.’
  • ‘It is also known as ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment and Internet vulnerability analysis.’
  • ‘"However, with the threats to information and computer technology constantly evolving, it is essential that GCHQ allows candidates who may be self-taught, but have a keen interest in code breaking and ethical hacking, to enter the recruitment route too."’
  • ‘The discipline of ethical hacking has grown in recent years, as more companies become concerned over the threat of criminal strikes on their computer systems.’