Archive for August, 2010


EC-Council Awards Winners for 2010

Albuquerque, NM, Aug 25, 2010 – EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security and e-business, today announced the winners for the annual EC-Council Awards for 2010. The EC-Council Awards recognizes the ongoing commitment of Accredited Training Centers and Certified EC-Council Instructors that have contributed significantly, and made a difference to the information security community by providing leading EC-Council certification programs.

This year’s winners are carefully selected from an extensive EC-Council Training Partner network that has over 450 training centers across 70 countries, and a large pool of Certified EC-Council Instructors, after meeting the stringent criteria set by the EC-Council Awards Committee. The Awards will be given out at the Hacker Halted USA 2010 conference, which will be held from Oct 13 – 15, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami, Florida.

“The annual EC-Council Awards highlights the commitment and achievements of our global partners and trainers that have contributed to the information security community. We are pleased to honor so many accomplished training providers and instructors that are committed to the betterment of world-class information security education globally. I congratulate all of the winners for their achievements and dedication to the Information Security industry in their respective region,” said Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council.

Below is the list of EC-Council Awards Winners for 2010:

ATC of the Year

ATC – Circle of Excellence

ATC – Newcomer of the Year

Instructor of the Year

Instructor – Circle of Excellence

The awards presentation ceremony will be held on Oct 13, 2010, at the upcoming Hacker Halted USA conference in Miami, Florida. This year’s conference line up of speakers has been expanded to include versatile topic presenters such as Professor Majid Sarrazfadeh, Richard Stiennon, Barnaby Jack, Arian Evans, Jacob West and John Flowers. They and the rest of the speakers will present diverse topics which will create the foundation for how this new decade in IT security is managed: Medical Hacking, Cloud Security, Web Application Security, Malware and other important security topics. In addition to a comprehensive program agenda encompassing some of the latest topics surrounding IT Security, EC-Council will be offering one-day security training for all participants of the conference on Oct 15, at no additional cost.  The objective of Hacker Halted is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in IT security. For more information about the conference, please visit www.hackerhalted.com.

For more information about EC-Council Awards 2010, please contact Mr. Leonard Chin, Director of Marketing – leonard@eccouncil.org


Lovely Professional University signs MOU with EC-Council, an internationally acclaimed Certification Organization

Jalandhar: Hacking has often used to refer to more nefarious criminal uses such as identity theft, credit card fraud or other actions categorized as computer crime so much so that Ethical Hacking has been a very negative sphere. After the Twin tower blast where computer hacking was majorly used to obtain the vital government information that Ethical Hacking’s role, it played in safeguarding was understood. Now the organizations and companies also employ ethical hackers so as to quantitatively assess and measure threats to information assets and discover where the organization is most vulnerable.

Lovely Professional University (LPU), a name strongly associated with quality and innovation, in order to educate the students on the benefits and importance of Ethical Hacking has recently signed a MOU with EC-Council. EC-Council is a professional body established in USA, which certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. They are the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) and many other fundamental programs in the realm of Wireless Networks and Security. This initiative has made LPU the first University in India to take such a step.

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