EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is world’s largest certification body for Information Security professionals. EC-Council is a member- based organization that certifies individuals in various information security and e-business skills. It has been certified by American National Standards Institute to meet its ANSI 17024 standard. It is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and as well as many others programs offered in 107 countries. With its approach it has become the world leader in Information Security, Network Security, Computer Security and Internet Security training and courses. The Information Security community has grown to see EC-Council as its most trusted source for vendor neutral Information Security. It also operates a series of IT security conferences, such as Hacker Halted, Global CyberLympics, and Takedowncon.
ECC known primarily as a professional certification body. ECC has also created other cybersecurity credentials, such as Certified Network Defender (C|ND), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), among many others that are offered in over 145 countries globally.
EC-Council is best known for its professional certifications for the IT security field. EC-Councils globally recognized Certified Ethical Hacker course provides a real world experience and hands on training about understanding of cyber and network threats, determining hacker motives, fixing system and application vulnerabilities, vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection and deflects attacks. Undergoing training for the CEH course, the candidate will be immersed in an environment that helps in evaluating not just logical, but the physical security aspect of the system. The course provides insight into the hackers mind and helps the candidate in grasping the concepts of vulnerability assessment and intrusion detection much clearly.
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Prepare your students for a job market with little to zero unemployment.
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for cyber security talent continues to outstrip supply. Information security analysts’ employment is projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for jobs in cybersecurity is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or accessing unsecure networks.
Ensure that your college is offering globally-recognized cybersecurity certification to your students. As you know, certification can increase a student’s confidence, build their resume, and validate their knowledge and skills to prepare them for college or a career path in cybersecurity.
Many of these certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA), and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). Moreover, the United States Department of Defense has included the C|EH program into its Directive 8570 making it one of the mandatory standards to be achieved by Computer Network Defenders Service Providers (C|ND-SP). Famous people certified include Edward Snowden.