More EC-Council courseware are certified by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) to have met the CNSS training standards

Seattle, WA, June 4, 2009 – EC-Council, the world’s leading e-business and information security certification body, was honored at the 13thColloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE) by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) when its Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT) courseware was certified to have met the 4012 (Senior System Managers), 4013A (System Administrators), 4014 (Information Systems Security Officers), 4015 (Systems Certifiers) and 4016 (Information Security Risk Analyst) training standards for information security professionals in the federal government. The CNSS is a federal government entity under the U.S. Department of Defense that provides procedures and guidance for the protection of national security systems. Dave Garza, Vice President of EC-Council| Press; Steve Helba, Executive Editor of EC-Council| Press; and Eric Coffin, Senior Marketing Manager of EC-Council| Press were present at the Colloquium to receive the awards on behalf of EC-Council President, Jay Bavisi.

Candidates who complete the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) or Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT) certification will receive the respective CNSS credential as part of the training. This will be indicated in all new certifications earned for these programs.

Being certified, EC-Council has joined the ranks of prestigious institutes and organizations such as the United States Air Force Academy, US Military Academy, Naval Postgraduate School,John Hopkins University, Boston University, Cisco, and Microsoft, amongst others, that have met the CNSS training standards. Said EC-Council’s President, Jay Bavisi, “We are proud to be the recipient of these certifications and join other world class institutes and organizations that have met the CNSS training standards. This is in keeping with our mission of delivering high quality education solutions and certifications across the Information Security spectrum globally.”

For more information on EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT) certification, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org/certification.htm

About CNSS

The CNSS is chaired by the Department of Defense, and it was re-designed from the previous National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee (NSTISSC) in 2001, under the executive orders of the President. The CNSS provides a forum for the discussion of policy issues, sets national policy, and promulgates direction, operational procedures, and guidance for the security of national security systems. For more information about CNSS, please visit their website at www.cnss.gov/welcome.html

About EC-Council

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA), License Penetration Tester (L|PT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Network Security Administrator (E|NSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals. For more information about EC-Council, please visit the website at www.eccouncil.org