Get An Insight Into EC Council Certification Courses


The EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants) gives the best courses for ethical hacking and penetration testing certifications. This council is famous around the world as a leader in information security education. There are several career choices and jobs after completing the certificate courses provided by the EC council. Let us dive deeper into understanding this.

EC Council Entry Level Courses

The following are entry-level courses:

  1. CND(Certified Network Defender): This certification course deals with IT and data security, focusing on a cybersecurity education framework that is supervised by US NIST. CND pursuers know network threats, intrusion detection firewalls, and troubleshooting. The certificate for CND can be earned by taking a single exam.

  2. CEH(Certified Ethical Hacker):  This is the best certification course that allows the student or professional to think and act like a hacker. It gives the understanding to make use of ethical hacking techniques against wireless and wired networks. You have to take one exam, for receiving this certificate and for more details you can check the web page of the EC council.

  3. EDRP(EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional): This certification course focuses on security professionals who have the responsibility to identify and detect vulnerabilities in IT systems, assessing risks, and fine-tuning recovery plans. EDRP professionals know about disaster recovery and business continuity procedures.   

There are other courses under this council including, LPT (Licensed Penetration Tester), ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst), CSCU (Certified Security Computer User), CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator), and so on.   

Jobs and Careers

There are several jobs available in the market for information security professionals pursuing these certifications. ECND is the base level credential of becoming an information security professional. This certificate is the proof of the qualification to handle, configure, install, and maintain an organization’s or corporation’s security infrastructure, which may include firewall, intrusion detection, and so on.

Although most EC certifications are dominated over information security professionals, these certifications’ credentials target numerous jobs including, ethical hacking, forensics, encryption, security analysis, and so on. Apart from this, specific job roles are available in this those come with secure programmer credentials including, JAVA or .NET developers. The CCISO credential focuses on the Chief security executive position in large organizations. The CNDA (Certified Network Defense Architect) credential is for ethical hackers who are hired by government agencies.  


Training and Resources 

The EC Council recommends prior training if you are looking for taking any of the courses under the EC council. Training for these courses is available. To go for training, you need to fill an eligibility form, proving minimum work experience, and making a payment of 100$. Although most of the exams are in online mode, there are some administered by Pearson VUE and Prometric testing centers. For more information, you can check for the webpages of the courses you are looking to attempt.


Bottom Line 

EC council certification courses are the best if you are looking for a career in information security or ethical hacking. These courses come with proper training and practical implementation because data and information are of utter privacy and not expected to breach. Systems engineers and network engineers are governed by this certification to maintain information security. This council plays a vital role in offering the best courses to build security systems and a safe environment in the IT sector.

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