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Hacker Halted USA Announces Top Information Security Speakers and Presentations for October 21-27 Conference

Hacker Halted USA 2011, one of the East Coast’s premier information security conferences, will showcase a variety of world renowned industry experts and top-notch presentations on the latest threats and security concerns. This year’s keynotes include Bruce Schneier, George Kurtz, Charlie Miller, Jeremiah Grossman, Moxie Marlinspike, Dino Dai Zovi, Barnaby Jack, Philippe Courtot. Visit http://www.hackerhalted.com/2011.

The world’s leading experts in information security threats are scheduled to take part in this year’s Hacker Halted USA, EC-Council’s flagship information security conference and a leading East Coast venue for cybersecurity research announcements. Hacker Halted 2011 takes place from October 21-27 at the InterContinental Miami.

“The recent spate of high-profile attacks against companies ranging from Sony to MasterCard are a clear reminder of the new threats we face in information security,” said Leonard Chin, Conference Director for Hacker Halted USA 2011. “The goal of Hacker Halted is to raise awareness among corporate and government professionals by providing the best minds in the industry to lecture, demo and train on the latest threats and security concerns.” Read more…


EC-Council Announces Release of CEH v7 Through EC-Council’s Online Training Platform

CEH v7 is now available in EC-Council’s flexible online platform as well as on mobile devices such as Apple’s iPad2.

EC-Council’s training division; iClass has announced this week that they are officially rolling out the latest version of EC-Council’s world famous flagship certification program; CEH v7.

“We are excited to offer the most compressive, self-paced, online training program for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program to date” said Eric Lopez, EC-Council’s Director of Online Learning. Mr. Lopez went onto say, “This version is going to redefine the way that the industry looks at IT certification courses. Not only has EC-Council designed a brand new, innovative format for their CEH v7 course materials, but we have also released a live, online ‘Hacking Lab’ to give students a safe ‘sandbox’ environment where they can practice real life hacking scenarios.

Along with the flexible, comprehensive, online lectures, we have also bundled the certification exams and additional bonus ‘Instructor Cut’ lab demonstrations into the program!”

Lastly, Mr. Lopez finished by saying, “If that isn’t enough, we have the capability to load the streaming video lectures onto mobile devices such as Netbooks, iPods, and iPad2s so that busy, working professionals can take their CEH v7 training to go!“

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. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) 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’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification 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 http://www.eccouncil.org

About iClass
EC Council launched iClass in December of 2008 to augment the training that is offered by their network of Authorized Training Partners. iClass started out as a live, online, instructor-led delivery format that offers EC-Council’s hacking certifications in day and evening courses, but the division has grown to include self paced, online training as well as mobile training on iPods, iPads and Netbooks. (www.iclass.eccouncil.org) For more information about CEH v7, please visit http://iclass.eccouncil.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=102


EC Council Announces the first ever Official Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Exam Review Course

Albuquerque March 24, 2010 –EC-Council’s live, online training deliver platform announces the launch of the first and only LIVEOfficial Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Exam Review Course.

EC Council launched the iClass training platform in its current incarnation in January of 2009 and the program has been instrumental in bringing EC Council certification courses to IT Professionals all over the world either through our iClass partner relationships or by giving a remote student the ability to login and take an authorized course from wherever they reside.

“Since we launched the iClass platform, I have fielded literally thousands of questions regarding the CEH exam. The questions range from the tools that are covered, to the number of modules in the latest version. However, the main questions always revolve around the exam objectives.” Said Eric Lopez, Director of Online Learning for EC Council

This innovative course was designed to help students who have attended their training at an EC Council Authorized Training Center (ATC), or those who have invested the time in another form of EC Council authorized study such as web-based or video-based training and who have attempted and failed the exam.

The Course includes:

Mr. Lopez, went on to say, “This course will not suffice if the candidate hasn’t already attended a live, authorized course, or paired up their industry experience with a serious amount of EC Council authorized self study, and to assure that a candidate qualifies to take this course, they will be required to submit proof of their having attended authorized training or that they have attempted and failed the exam.

The course will retail at $349 dollars and with the voucher cost at $250 that is only $99 above the cost a candidate was going to pay to test anyway. Now we will provide them access to a ‘guided tour’ through the exam objectives; not to mentioned the test pass guarantee option!”

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. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI),
Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) 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’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator
(ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP),
Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification 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 http://www.eccouncil.org


EC-Council Announces Recipients for Secure Aid Program

Albuquerque September 7, 2009 – EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security and e-business, today announced the recipients for the Secure Aid Program 2009. The winners were picked from an extensive pool of applicants that have met the stringent criteria set by the EC-Council Scheme Committee.

“The Secure Aid program is primed to aid those affected by the global economic crisis, and aims to support national and global measures on combating cyber crime and cyber terrorism. I congratulate all of the Secure Aid recipients for meeting the rigorous standards set by the Awards Committee. Their continuing education through iClass will equip them with the skills to impact the global arena.” said EC-Council President, Jay Bavisi.

Members of the Scheme Committee who convened as an Awards Committee included Scott Applegate – (US Army); Bill Varholl – (US Department of Defense); Russell Butturini – (Epic Technologies); Robert Lai – (Science Applications International Corporation); Denis O’Callaghan – (Alive Consultants LTD).

“It was a tough decision to make as we had a high number of applications this year.  This initiative is part of a Social Responsibility Program of EC-Council to ensure the vital expansion of knowledge and application through critical thinking and research by way of submitting a case study or white paper, and further hands-on training through iClass. It serves to advance a holistic understanding of technology and application to evolve the cyber security space.” said Robert Lai, Science Applications International Corporation.

The list of Secure Aid recipients are as follows:

* Miguel Hernandez IV
* Shad David Malloy
* Edewede Oriwoh
* Don Prince
* Ahmed Salem Shibani
* Kurt Russell Hinson
* YanYan Wang
* Sulaimon Jimoh
* Yosia Suherman
* Craig Jones
* Rahim Kazani
* David Bell
* Maher Yamout
* Kishan Mullegama
* Adam Hooper
* Muhammad Amir Jamil
* Rizwan Omer

Miguel Hernandez, Secure Aid recipient said, “Being in the security and auditing business myself, I find this an excellent opportunity for me to expand my horizon and equip myself in the latest technology and exploits in information security.  In a time when organizations are being asked to do more with less, time is scarce. iClass fits my busy schedule perfectly.”

Secure Aid recipients will have the opportunity to earn globally recognized certifications such as the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT), among others through iClass – online, live, instructor led training http://iclass.eccouncil.org/.


EC-Council Announces Award Winners for 2009

EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security and e-business, today announced the winners for the annual EC-Council Awards for 2009. The winners were picked from an extensive EC-Council Training Partner network and global Certified EC-Council Instructors after meeting the stringent criteria set by the EC-Council Awards Committee. The Awards will be presented at the Hacker Halted USA 2009, a complete and comprehensive information security conference, which will be held from September 23 – 25, in Miami, Florida.

“The annual EC-Council Awards highlights the commitment and achievements of our global partners and trainers that have contributed to theinformation 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 EC-Council President, Jay Bavisi.

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.

Barry Kaufman, Director of Vigilar-Intense School, winner of the Best ATC of the Year for North America, said “We are excited to have won, and it is an honor to be bestowed with such a prestigious award. This recognition demonstrates our commitment to provide quality information security training to the community.”

The list of EC-Council Awards Winners for 2009 are as follows:

ATC of the Year 2009

ATC – Circle of Excellence

ATC – Newcomer of the Year

Instructor of the Year

Instructor Circle of Excellence

Tim Pierson, winner of Instructor of the Year award said, “It has always been a pleasure leading EC-Council training classes. The programs are up to date, and it provides wholesome knowledge to the participants. Winning this award spurs me to further evangelize the teachings of EC-Council.”

The awards presentation will be held at the upcoming Hacker Halted USA conference in Miami, Florida, from Sep 23 – 25, 2009. Hacker Halted is an information security conference featuring an impressive speaker line up comprising world-renowned security thought leaders such as Prof. Howard Schmidt, Mr. Amit Yoran, Dr. Herbert Hugh Thompson, Mr. Dave Litchfield among others. 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 Sep 25, at no additional cost. The objective of Hacker Halted is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in IT security.