PR Web Summary:Â EC-Council Academia has signed a partnership with Groupe ESAIP in France. This partnership will see Groupe ESAIP include quality content provided by EC-Council into its curricula for IT students. The goal of EC-Councilâ€™s (www.eccouncil.org) Academia is to provide information security training to colleges and universities around the world, and to facilitate its incorporation into related degree and certificate programs.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – EC-Council Academia, an education initiative to make information security courses readily available for colleges and universities around the world, recently a new partner in France, with Groupe ESAIP.
Under this partnership, Groupe ESAIP, a private state-recognized school and member of the worldwide Lasallian network, will incorporate EC-Council information security courses and hands-on labs for students pursuing the following two degrees:
1. IngĂ©nieur en informatique et systĂ¨mes dâ€™information (DiplĂ´me habilitĂ© par la commission des titres dâ€™ingĂ©nieurs)
2. Chef de projet international en informatique et rĂ©seau (Titre niveau I â€“ Ă©quivaut master 2 â€“ inscrit au RNCP)
â€śWe are pleased to partner with EC-Council Academia to provide industry-recognized information security training courses to our IT students,â€ť saidÂ Redouane Djelouah the Higher Education Director. â€śThe course content are recognized to be one of the highest quality, and the certification opportunities will add a lot of value to our students, as they seek to distinguish themselves in the job market upon graduation. As EC-Council is recognized by the CLUSIF in France, we believe this training will greatly benefit students in their future employment and earnings prospects.â€ť
As Redouane Djelouah noted, security issues are becoming tantamount for many companies, not just those in the IT field. And as widely reported, employment opportunities are rapidly increasing within this field.
â€śThe objective of EC-Council Academia is to make information security training, both theoretical and hands-on labs, more widely available to students, professionals and organizations around the world,â€ť said Jay Bavisi, president and co-founder of EC-Council. â€śWe are excited by this new partnership with Groupe ESAIP in France, which will be a great benefit to the school and its students. We look forward to grow our partnerships with leading educational institutions globally.â€ť
EC-Council Academia provides coursework and hands-on labs for colleges and universities in the following areas of IT and information security:Â Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst/Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT), EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (ECSP), EC-Council Certified VoIP Professional, EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional, Security5, EC-Council Certified Incident Handler, EC-Council Certified Security Specialist, PM in IT Security, customer relationship management, and supply chain management.
EC-Council Academia provides students with six feature services:
â€˘ iLearn – An online platform where students can download everything they need to complete the course and achieve EC-Council certification. This includes courseware, lab exercises, teaching slides and DVD content. It is unlimited access on a 24/7 basis.
â€˘ iPrep – An exam assessment framework used to prepare students for the actual certification exams.
â€˘ iExam – Online examination portal so students donâ€™t have to travel to test centers in order to get certified.
â€˘ iVideo – Computer-based training videos by EC-Councilâ€™s Master Trainers so students can better understand the coursework and labs they are taking.
â€˘ iLabs – Students can login to a virtualized remote machine to perform various hands-on activities, including malware testing.
â€˘ iClass – An instructor-led classroom environment that is entirely online. Students can interact with the instructors and other students in real-time.
For colleges and universities interested in becoming an EC-Council Academia partner, please go to https://eccouncil.wufoo.com/forms/registration-of-interest/.
ESAIP is a private state-recognised school, member of the worldwide Lasallian network, composed of different branches, under which the Engineering school, proposing 2 qualifications ESAIP Engineer, Computing and Networks and ESAIP Engineer, Industrial & Environmental Risk Management, Health & Safety; Sup’esaip – A course from Batchelor’s degree to a Master and a training center for professionals. Esaip group has a national and international network of laboratories and partner companies as well as French establishments and foreign universities. Esaip group has held the Europass label since 2007.
ABOUT EC-COUNCIL ACADEMIA:
EC-Council Academia is an innovative education initiative that delivers information and security skills to improve career and economic opportunities around the world. It is a comprehensive learning program. EC-Council Academia provides online courses, assessment exams, CBT videos and lab activities via iPrep, iVideo, iExam, iLearn and iLabs platform. The portal also prepares candidates for industry leading EC-Council certifications exams such as CEH, CHFI, ECSA/LPT. Website: www.academia.eccouncil.org